Growing Environment Improvement and Tree Management Plan Begins….

A long-term, sustainable effort has been initiated to improve the quality of turf and tree health throughout the golf course. The 5 year Tree Management Plan was developed to not only address the increasing number of declining, hazardous trees but also to improve fundamental growing environment factors, namely; seasonal sunlight and airflow.

Work along the right side of number 9 has resulted in the improvement of airflow from the Thames Valley below and has also enhanced visual site lines. This seeded forested area will be encouraged to develop a natural groundcover of fescue.

Number 9 before…

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Number 9 after…

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Number 9 before…

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Number 9 after…

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Number 9 after…

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Number 9 after…

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All cultural practices will be carried out in such a way as to minimize the impact to membership with the ultimate goal of providing superior, healthier putting surfaces.

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