Summer Maintenance Team Update

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Our annual summer employee party. This year we did it at Station 300 in Bluffton. Great team building experience . Thanks Dave! We are looking forward to a busy fall.
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The winners with most pins from all 3 games. Great job Craig, Jimmy, Jake and Judd.
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Chef, Judd and Josh are having fun in the arcade room.
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A Classic. :)
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Top dressing greens to fill in the drill and fill holes.

 

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After VS Before we top dressed.
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Victor fixing wash outs in the greenside bunkers.
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#4 tee before we aerify it.
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Candy is aerifying the tees on #4.
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Before VS After.
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Tees are all aerified.
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Marcus is dragging the plugs with a steel mat to break them up.
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After we dragged the tee.
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Clinton is blowing the tee off with a buffalo blower to get any plugs that didn’t break up.
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#4 tee is finshed.
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The driving range tee is coming back slowly but surely.
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Abe aerifying on #10 tee.
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Our new pond on the Driving Range. NOT.
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Victor is doing his best to figure out the problem. Clogged, Crushed Pipe, Pond Levels to high. Could be any of these.
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We don’t mess around out here at C3.
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#3 green before we drag it.
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Malo dragging in top dressing sand with coco mat.
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After we dragged #3 green.
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#13 tees after aerification.
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Abel is verticutting tees two different directions. 2-8 and 4-10.
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All the tees were verticut 2-8 amd 4-10.
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Clearing and cleaning out the kitchen.
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Clearing and cleaning out the kitchen.
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Willis is rounding up all his contractors.
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Painting in the locker rooms.
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Fresh paint. :)
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Looking good.
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Everything is getting a fresh coat.
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Time to top dress some approaches with greens mix 80/20.
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Putting green approach before.
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After.
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Putting green approach before.
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After.
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Top dressing approaches.
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Before VS After.
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#1 approach top dressed.
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After we dragged approaches with a coco mat.
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After we dragged approaches with a coco mat.
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After we dragged approaches with a coco mat.
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Malo dragging fairways with a home made coco mat after we top dressed them.
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Aerifying Fairways with this amazing machine.
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#3 fairway before we punch it.
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Marcus punching #3 fairway.
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Close up. :)
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#3 fairway finished.
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#1 fairway
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That’s myself dragging the plugs with a steel mat to break them up before we blow.
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Da steeeel mat. :)
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Pretty cool that you can see the sand from our new drainage systems we added in the 2015 re-grass.
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Corey Hall checking thing out.
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Before VS After I dragged.
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Candy blowing plugs.
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#3 fairway is finished.
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Just one of the many things all superintendents don’t like to see first thing in the morning. Tree down by the green and its an important one. :(
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The Live Oak next to #5 green is completely hallow and it would be a dangerous hazard to others if we didn’t re-move it.
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You can see the inside of that long branch was completely hollow.
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A close up of the dead branch stub.
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Time to get to work.
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Big daddy and crew are taking it piece by piece. Looking good.
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Half way there.
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Loading her up and taking it to the dump.
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Just a little damage to #5 approach but not much. Thank god she missed the irrigation loop around the green.
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Say goodbye to her. Estimation of age was 150 years old. Before.
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After. Its wide open now.
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Tree company is here because the arborist agreed it was a danger to keep up so we have to take her down. :(
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One piece at a time.
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Half way there.
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Mike our tree guy has been doing this for 30 years and this is one of his biggest trees he done.
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His biggest saw only goes half way through the trunk. This might take awhile.
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One more push……..
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She’s down :) and :(
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Its amazing to see that the whole tree was hollow already and she survived the hurricane winds of Mathew last October. WOW
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Unbelievable.
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That’s a monster. We will miss her.
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She is gone. This will take sometime to get use to.
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Top dressing all the pro-walks.
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#7 tee before we top dress.
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Top dressing #7 tee.
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#7 tee top dressed.
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Dragging all tees with coco matt to push sand down between leaf blades.
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This is going to be our new on site storage unit. Great idea Bill.
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New equipment is here. Thanks Dave. :)
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Thanks JD and Toro
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New fairway units and a 2653 for our new intermediate rough cut.
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New Toro greens mowers and tee mowers.
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New mower trailers and buckets.
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New tri-plexes :)
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New Toro rough unit and spray rig.
Posted: 8/17/2017 6:05:34 PM by Chechessee Creek Club


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