Triple Aeration (Photo Gallery) July 28, 2016 By Brian Whitlark, agronomist, West Region

Aeration is necessary practice to maintain high-quality playing surfaces, but the disruption caused by aeration frustrates golfers and maintenance staff alike. Fortunately, golf course superintendents have developed creative ways of mitigating the disturbance caused by aeration. Here is one method, used by a golf course in the Southwest, that accomplishes an entire year’s worth of aeration in one streamlined operation.


West Region Agronomists:

Patrick J. Gross, regional director –

Larry W. Gilhuly, agronomist –

Brian S. Whitlark, agronomist –

Blake Meentemeyer, agronomist –

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