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3 Ways to Keep Weeds Out of Your Sand Bunkers This Spring

Spring is solidly underway, and that means weeds are springing up everywhere. If your golf course just emerged under a heavy cover of snow, weeds are waking up to fill all of the exposed soil patches on your property. If spring temperatures have been the norm for the past few weeks, then weeds are currently…

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Bunker Liner Systems Protect and Enhance

Talk to experienced golf course maintenance and construction professionals, and they will agree that one of the best ways to maintain an aesthetically pleasing, playable course is by installing pro-active features into your course design. Golfers want to play a challenging game on a beautiful course; bunkers add strategic difficulty and project a rugged visual…

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How to Save Your Golf Course’s Bunker Sand from Discoloration

Dirty sand is bad news for your golf course. It makes your first-time visitors have a negative first impression of your business. It makes long-term club members wonder what’s going on. Dirty sand is also sand that goes bad faster. Follow these four tips if your bunkers’ sand just won’t stay clean. 1. Pick a…

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How to Minimize Rodent Damage Near Golf Bunkers

Rodents cause damage everywhere they go. If you manage a golf course, there are a lot of spots where rodents can go to cause that destruction. Here are three ways to keep them away from your bunkers. Protect your bunkers with sturdy bunker liners Rodents like to chew their way through obstacles if they can’t…

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New for 2019: E-Z Edge

Golf course bunkers are aesthetically and strategically designed to enhance a course. Players interpret bunkers as obstacles. Often, players refer to bunkers as traps, sandboxes, or cat boxes that require advanced techniques to overcome. Maintenance personnel interpret bunkers as ongoing projects that require the latest technology and oversight to maintain. Bunkers are notorious for needing…

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3 Key Ways to Approach Bunker Renovation

Over the last decade, the number of golf courses of varying levels of quality has increased exponentially. This has led to an evolution in the game of golf itself, but also most crucially it has changed the standards of the average player. It’s more important than ever to stand out. That’s why bunker renovation is…

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3 Things to Look Out for If Your Grass Is Covered In the Winter

If your golf course see’s harsh winter weather as an annual problem. One of the biggest maintenance areas is your grass. Decorative grass and plants around the club and front building need to be covered to protect them from the cold. The grass on the course might be partially covered by tarps to minimize mudslides…

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3 Reasons to Have a Pro Handle Your Bunker Renovation

Although on the surface bunker renovation might seem like a straightforward DIY task, there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. And if you’ve never taken on a project like this before, it’s a good idea to recruit the services of a specialized, professional renovator. In this post, we’ll go over three key…

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3 Reasons to Replace Your Bunker Liner this Winter

Bunker liners don’t last forever, and they tend to cause more and more problems as they reach the end of their lifespans. The edges might get frayed or torn by constant maintenance. There might be holes letting soil in and sand out. Maybe the bunker liner is just old and it’s time to find one…

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2 Bunker Maintenance Problems to Look Out for in Autumn

Peak golfing season may be drawing to a close, but there are still several weeks of relaxing weather that’s perfect for golf. Stretch out that fall golfing season with a strong maintenance schedule so the quality of game play stays steady until the temperature drops. Here are two seasonal problems to stay on top of:…

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