In the wake of Pete's passing, this @RonWhittenGD piece "Pete Dye's Final Chapter" is worth a (another) read... https://t.co/LrfjvZXfxP
Forget "driving a @Titleist" ..... How about this bumper sticker? 👊😂
Augusta? No. Naples National? Yes. Courtesy @jimcolo24
Got sheep grazing on your course? Using your flagsticks ("staffs") as rubbing posts and ruining your greens? If so, then Pattisson Steel Spring Staffs are for YOU 😉
Time lapse of a short game practice facility birth .... in a dome. https://t.co/MEZJrDEYN4
Note the proper, surgically precise (exact same location, exact same orientation) checkerboard re-install of individual sod slabs on this virgin, enhanced green complex. A MUST to avoid, at minimum, a cacophony of (turf) grain effects.
Historical collections @TurfLibrary @HurdzanGolf are priceless nuggets of wisdom...read this short essay by Dr. A. Mackenzie with forward by H.S. Colt...pre-irrigation costs and A.I. What would they think? Ordnance mapping began in 1747 thanks to the 🏴 https://t.co/xC2D4jOXtf
Off-site views are #1 for drama, but on-site resources can be a close second. E.g., the ca. late 18th century house/barn ruins integrated into the 12th at Fieldstone CC (Delaware) capture the imagination; and often top the "that's cool" list.
Not all sand created equal. More rounded: greater propensity for fried egg lies ("fat" shots). More angular: greater propensity for club sole to skip ("thin" shots). Finding right balance (i.e., blend) is critical. Thus the high $$$ for "just sand".
Happy St Andrews Day Part 2
Lovely to watch the sunrise over St Andrews and the Himalayas Putting green laid out by Old Tom Morris in 1867. #StAndrewsDay