Nashville and middle Tennessee made national headlines last week. Between 13 to 20 inches of rain fell in a 36 hour period, and the results were devastating. Property damage was extensive, widespread, and will total in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
Damage to Nashville golf courses was variable depending on proximity to local waterways. Visits to two golf courses with serious flood damage clearly showed that cleanup at these courses and others will be expensive and extremely labor intensive. These pictures provide an idea as to the devastation and power of this storm.
For those in Tennessee dealing with cleanup and with questions about the impact of floods on golf facilities, this link describes what to do after the flood waters recede: /content/dam/usga/pdf/imported/course-care/000308.pdf.