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Greens Committee Meeting August 4, 2015

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Greens Committee Meeting August 4, 2015

  1. 1. Brookstone Golf & Country ClubBrookstone Golf & Country Club Greens Committee MeetingGreens Committee Meeting August 4, 2015August 4, 2015
  2. 2. AgendaAgenda  WelcomeWelcome  New Greens Committee MembersNew Greens Committee Members  Membership UpdateMembership Update  Mowing PracticesMowing Practices  GreensGreens  AerificationAerification  Irrigation & Weather UpdateIrrigation & Weather Update  Creek Vegetation CleanupCreek Vegetation Cleanup  Geese PoliceGeese Police  Sod InstallationSod Installation  University Of Tennessee & University of Georgia VisitUniversity Of Tennessee & University of Georgia Visit  Assistance From Membership & Greens CommitteeAssistance From Membership & Greens Committee  Suggestion BoxSuggestion Box
  3. 3. New GC MembersNew GC Members  Tom KronquistTom Kronquist  Edie OleckiEdie Olecki  Jan DoobrowJan Doobrow
  4. 4. Membership Update  July 2015: Full Golf = 353 Limited Golf = 69 No Golf (Social) = 292  July 2014: Full Golf = 365 Limited Golf = 67 No Golf (Social) = 260  2015: Total New Members To Date = 92 TOTAL MEMBERSHIP = 714
  5. 5. Mowing Practices  TeesTees: 3 – 4 Times Per Week: 3 – 4 Times Per Week  (HOC = .500/1/2”)(HOC = .500/1/2”)  FairwaysFairways: 3 – 4 Times Per Week: 3 – 4 Times Per Week  (HOC = .625/5/8”)(HOC = .625/5/8”)  ApproachesApproaches: 3 – 4 Times Per Week: 3 – 4 Times Per Week  (HOC = .500/1/2”)(HOC = .500/1/2”)  GreensGreens: 4-5 times/week: 4-5 times/week  (HOC = .110)(HOC = .110)  RoughsRoughs: 5-6 times/week: 5-6 times/week  (HOC = 1” – 1.5”)(HOC = 1” – 1.5”)
  6. 6. Greens – Cultural Practices  Solid Tine (NO CORE) – Every 3 Weeks  Topdress (Sand) – Every 2 Weeks  Vertical Mow – Every 3 weeks  Weekly May – September Drainage! Drainage! Drainage!
  7. 7. Greens – Vertical Mowing
  8. 8. Greens MowingGreens Mowing
  9. 9. Greens - Topdressing
  10. 10. Topdress Greens
  11. 11. Brush Greens
  12. 12. Aerification Recovery – Greens (14 Days)
  13. 13. Benefits of Proper Cultural PracticesBenefits of Proper Cultural Practices
  14. 14. Aerification  Greens = Complete  Tees = Complete  Fairways = Complete – Finish Cleaning Today  RELIEVE COMPACTION & PROMOTE GROWTH!!!!
  15. 15. Fairways & Approaches Aerification
  16. 16. Fairways & Approaches Aerification
  17. 17. Aerification CleanupAerification Cleanup
  18. 18. Fairways & Approaches Aerification  Videos – YoutubeVideos – Youtube  AerificationAerification  CleanupCleanup
  19. 19. Irrigation & Weather UpdateIrrigation & Weather Update  June 1June 1stst – August 4 = 43 Days at– August 4 = 43 Days at Least 90 degreesLeast 90 degrees  2014 = 14 Days at Least 902014 = 14 Days at Least 90 degreesdegrees  2013 = 9 Days at Least 90 degrees2013 = 9 Days at Least 90 degrees *Based on records from Weather Channel**Based on records from Weather Channel*
  20. 20. Irrigation & Weather UpdateIrrigation & Weather Update
  21. 21. Additional IrrigationAdditional Irrigation
  22. 22. Creek Vegetation CleanupCreek Vegetation Cleanup
  23. 23. Geese Police – Jan & LexiGeese Police – Jan & Lexi
  24. 24. Geese PoliceGeese Police
  25. 25. Geese UpdateGeese Update  Here is a recap of Canada goose control service to date (start date Monday 7/27/15)Here is a recap of Canada goose control service to date (start date Monday 7/27/15)  Date Day Arrived Departed # of Geese LocationDate Day Arrived Departed # of Geese Location  7/27 Mon. 6:24 AM 9:16 AM 30 - 40 20+ on #18, 5 on #3, 14 on #13,7/27 Mon. 6:24 AM 9:16 AM 30 - 40 20+ on #18, 5 on #3, 14 on #13, 5 returned to #35 returned to #3  7/28 Tue. 6:15 AM 9:34 AM 30-40 30-40 on #18,7/28 Tue. 6:15 AM 9:34 AM 30-40 30-40 on #18,  7/28 Tue. 8:40 PM 9:58 PM 14 14 0n #37/28 Tue. 8:40 PM 9:58 PM 14 14 0n #3   7/29 Wed. 11:33 AM 12:30PM 9 9 on #37/29 Wed. 11:33 AM 12:30PM 9 9 on #3  730 Thu. 6:14 AM 9:23 AM 9 9 on # 3 * (1 bird with deformed wing730 Thu. 6:14 AM 9:23 AM 9 9 on # 3 * (1 bird with deformed wing unable to fly) – Contacting Animalunable to fly) – Contacting Animal ControlControl  I feel like we have made good progress in the first four days of service. We areI feel like we have made good progress in the first four days of service. We are battling with the 9 geese on the pond at #3, to convince them to move. They arebattling with the 9 geese on the pond at #3, to convince them to move. They are essentially 2 distinct groups and both contain goslings that were born at Brookstoneessentially 2 distinct groups and both contain goslings that were born at Brookstone earlier this year and have imprinted.earlier this year and have imprinted.
  26. 26. Others Are WorseOthers Are Worse
  27. 27. Sod InstallationSod Installation  #1 = Fairway#1 = Fairway  #5 = Fairway & Back Right Common Area#5 = Fairway & Back Right Common Area  #10 = Entrance, Some Sod, Mostly Plants#10 = Entrance, Some Sod, Mostly Plants  #14 = Blue & White Tees#14 = Blue & White Tees  #18 = Fairway#18 = Fairway  Small Areas on Tees = #2, #5, #6, #7, #8Small Areas on Tees = #2, #5, #6, #7, #8
  28. 28. Small Areas on TeesSmall Areas on Tees
  29. 29. #10 Tee/Entrance#10 Tee/Entrance
  30. 30. University Of Tennessee &University Of Tennessee & University of Georgia VisitUniversity of Georgia Visit
  31. 31. Assistance From Membership &Assistance From Membership & Greens CommitteeGreens Committee
  32. 32. Assistance From Membership &Assistance From Membership & Greens CommitteeGreens Committee
  33. 33. Assistance From Membership &Assistance From Membership & Greens CommitteeGreens Committee
  34. 34. Suggestion Box  Water Located at Driving Range Teeing Area  Sharpen Cup Cutter – Edges
  35. 35. Maintenance Blog  Purpose is to inform membership with cultural practices, updates, course improvements and other related issues with the facility Web Address: www.brookstonegcm.blogspot.com
  36. 36. ConclusionConclusion  Review of PresentationReview of Presentation  Discussion ForumDiscussion Forum  Future Discussion Items for Next MeetingFuture Discussion Items for Next Meeting Next Greens Committee MeetingNext Greens Committee Meeting September 8, 2015September 8, 2015 (Wednesday 6:00 PM)(Wednesday 6:00 PM) Golf Course Maintenance FacilityGolf Course Maintenance Facility THANK YOU!THANK YOU!

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