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Here is a quick mid winter update:

The course flooded after the recent deluge of rain and snow melt last week.  Fortunately the flooding doesn't seem to be too bad although I did not walk the entire course.  Some water has frozen on the fairways which is not a very good scenario for fairway plant survival.  At this time we can only hope for the best and wait to see what happens when it melts.

Im sure many of you saw the ice jams throughout the state.  We had a ice jam behind the 5th green. It appears to be localized to this area and the soccer fields.



The greens were free of snow which gave me an opportunity to evaluate for winter damage. I didn't notice any areas of concern. The greens were sporting their "normal" winter hues.  This is good news because we did experience some extremely cold temperatures which can kill putting green grass. 

I have been staying busy planning two important future projects. I have been recently elected to serve as the education chairpe…

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