Thursday, October 31, 2013

How You Can Help Minimize Turf Damage!

Golf carts of all types can cause damage to turf.  Here's a short video that helps explain the do's and don'ts....

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Sunday Evening's Wind

Here is some of the aftermath of Sunday evening's windstorm.  Highest gusts were measured at 47 mph at the Stanford Weather Station (outside the Dept. of Environmental Health & Safety.)  Luckily no major trees or limbs fell, but lots of small debris is still being cleaned up.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013

Red-Shouldered Hawk on #15

            A Red-Shouldered Hawk surveys things above the 15th fairway on Wed. 10/16/13.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Putting Green Maintenance - What it Takes To Provide A Great Putting Surface

(Tifeagle bermuda green at the Siebel Training Complex)

Here's  a great link to a short video from the USGA on what goes into maintaining putting greens.  This is a must watch for anyone considering a backyard putting green.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Snowy Egret Along Path #4

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This egret let me get close enough to snap its picture.  Egrets and herons hunt rodents in the naturalized zones and help naturally reduce the damaging effects of burrowing animals.