Friday, April 26, 2013

April 26, 2013

The Club's new greens roller smooths the surface on #18 after the aerification process. We've completed nine greens as of today, we will return to that task on Monday. The crew will use this weekend to mow grass and prepare the course for play.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

April 24, 2013

Finished sanding #18 green. We will have completed nine greens by Friday afternoon. Next week we should finish up the remainder. Weather permitting.

Note the repaired bunkers in the background. We continue to correct flood damage in EVERY bunker.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

April 23, 2013

We finished punching and cleaning greens 8, 9, 10, 14, 17 & 18 before the rain started today. We will continue punching and cleaning tomorrow, then move to sanding on Thursday & Friday. Weather permitting.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

April 21, 2013

Our boys use a jon boat to ferry a walking greens mower out to #4 green. Holes 3, 4 & 5 remain closed due to standing water.

Friday, April 19, 2013

April 19, 2013

This picture, taken 24 hours after the previous post, shows how quickly the water level lowers.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

April 19, 2013

Regardless of how much rain falls, no more water leaves the property than can travel through the outlet pipe on the 11th hole.

April 18, 2013

The golf course is holding water for the entire area. What a great asset to the neighborhood the golf course becomes during a flood!

Sunday, April 14, 2013

April 14, 2013

The golf course is getting a later start then recent springs. Overall everything looks to be in good health and ready to take on a Chicago summer!