Prepping the Course for Summer

A Blog Post By: Craig McKinley


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Posted by admin at May 02, 2016 Category: May 2016
Tags: Bucks Run Golf Club, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Summer, Spring, Prep, Needle Tining, Topdressing

New Topdressing Program

A Blog Post By: Craig McKinley, Course Superintendent

Last season, we changed our topdressing program from a relatively heavy topdressing every few weeks, to a lighter one every Monday. We feel that switching to this light, weekly rate will not only keep greens smoother and truer for putting, but also allows us to work more sand into the green's profile.

A frequently asked question is, "Why sand?"  Well, greens.

Posted by admin at Jun 26, 2015 Category: June 2015
Tags: Bucks Run Golf Club, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Golf, Topdressing, Sand top