COURSE CARE
Hot Tips for This Summer July 28, 2011 By Larry Gilhuly and Derf Soller

Cooling the putting greens during the heat of the day is helpful to mitigate heat stress on Poa annua putting greens. 

Issue:   

Heat stress can be a problem on Poa annua greens.

Solution:   

Manage the greens for recovery. Cooling (not watering) of the turf through syringing is most important during the heat of the day.  

Links: 

Hand Watering Greens 

The Art Of Hand Watering 

 

Issue:   

Overgrown trees causing poor turf growth and severely constricted fairway lines can result in less play and course revenue.  

Solultion: 

Cut down trees causing shade and play issues with the goal of improving turf quality, enhancing the golf experience, and generating more rounds of golf.

Links: 

A Guide For Selecting And Planting Golf Course Trees