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February 2013 PCC Greens Meeting

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February 2013 PCC Greens Meeting

  1. 1. Pinehurst Country ClubGreen Committee Meeting February 14, 2013
  2. 2. Agenda• Approval of minutes• Grounds Report – Driving Range Improvements • Discuss options from Tanner Consulting – Course Preview • Tree Care – 7 Maxwell Green Cottonwood Tree – Update on Imprelis – Water Update • Harriman Construction • Water Supply Acquisition Status – Paul Motzkus • Outlook on 2013 – Water – 2013 management for turf maintenance – New Business • March Meeting Date
  3. 3. Driving Range• Objective: Safety of the people of the golf course• Who is at Risk?: Members, Guests and Staff• Goal: Enhance the overall practice experience and correcting safety measures• Consulting: Developed a study of range activity and proposed various options for improvements.
  4. 4. Agenda• Approval of minutes• Grounds Report – Driving Range Improvements • Discuss options from Tanner Consulting – Course Preview • Tree Care – 7 Maxwell Green Cottonwood Tree – Update on Imprelis – Water Update • Harriman Construction • Water Supply Acquisition Status – Dr. Paul Motzkus • Outlook on 2013 – Water – 2013 management for turf maintenance – New Business • March Meeting Date
  5. 5. Turf Management & Water• Goal: Provide exceptional playing conditions for the golf season.• All practices of turf management are being evaluated.• Water: Obtain enough water to maintain health of plants for the growing season.• Fertilizer: Organic fertilizer to build soil health and not over stimulate plant growth that depends on more water.• Height of Cut: – Plan A: Increase the amount of low maintenance areas. – Plan B: secondary rough: 3.5-4” tee surrounds, property lines and out of play areas.
  6. 6. Turf Management & Water• Seed: Fescues and warm season grasses – Buffalograss at the tennis courts. Ptarmigan CC is having success with Buffalograss and lower water requirements.• Traffic Management: Continue to review golfer and cart traffic throughout the golf season.• Irrigation Practices: handwater, wetting agents and soil amendments, water/drought management plans for limited water use.
  7. 7. Next MeetingTuesday, March26th

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