The last two months have been interesting to say the least. We were optimistic in March that we were going to have one of the best openings ever. The weather had been fantastic for working outside and we were way ahead of the game. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has forced us to modify our strategy to a … Continue reading Crazy Times
Like you, I am “trapped” inside my own home and have had to explore new options for exercise. I’ve settled on living room Zumba – it’s fun and fits in a small space. Whenever I am making the transition from winter into golf season, I am conscious of the need to awaken certain body parts … Continue reading Home Zumba as Golf Prep
It is hard to believe that the summer is gone and the fall is already upon us, it is truly amazing how fast time flies when you are having fun. To some people the work of a greenskeeper looks like it is anything but fun, but to us the satisfaction of a job well done … Continue reading September 2019
How many times have you heard that one? But what does it mean, and how do I put it into action? To me, “let the club do the work,” means allowing the manufacturer to do the heavy lifting when you swing a golf club. Someone spent a lot of money on R&D designing a sweet … Continue reading Let the Club do the Work!
I think it’s fair to say that most people warm-up at Nehoiden by getting out of the car and walking to the first tee. Whatever the reason for that (Top Three that I have Heard: the range is inconvenient, saving energy for the round, pressed for time – all, one might note, which are choices … Continue reading Strategic Warm-up
Nothing ruins a round of golf more than teeing off on the first hole, walking to your ball only to… wait. And wait. And wait. Nehoiden can and should be played in 2 hours and every golfer needs to do his or her part to maintain that pace. We suggest two behaviors be incorporated immediately … Continue reading Pace of Play
I am very pleased to share with you all that the final phase of the irrigation system is completed and it was a huge success. It almost does not feel real to me yet, a modern irrigation system is one of the most important tools in a superintendent’s tool box but ironically it is a … Continue reading New Era