Hyde Park Est. 1909, A Donald Ross Design

Monday, September 30, 2013

13 Renovation-Week 2

The progress with the renovation on the 13th hole have been proceeding well and on schdule. The dry weather has allowed both our staff and Course Crafters to complete the folowing:

  • Shifting of cart path roughly 35 feet
  • Reshaping and levelling of existing tees
  • Addition of irrigation to new championship tee
  • Rough shaping of new championship tee
  • Tree removal

This week the HP staff and Course Crafters will be involved with:

  • Bunker shaping and drainage
  • Shaping and drainage additions on new championship tee
  • Final grading of cart path
  • Seeding of high rough with fine fescue
  • Seeding of ravine with turf type tall fescue

Below, are a few photos of the renovation...........

Thank-you for your patience during this process. For daily updates, follow us on twitter @pobrienhpgcc or the HP blog at www.hydeparkgolfandcountryclub.blogspot.com

Thank-you,

Pat O'Brien

Grounds Superintendent

 

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Hole 13 Renovations

The renovations have started on Hole 13, as you can see from the design below the renovation includes, tree removal, tee construction, added fairway bunkers and cart path shifting.

With the consultation of Golf Course Architect Tim Liddy. Course Crafters LLC and The Hyde Park grounds staff we will be completing the above work over a six week period. During this project, hole closings may occur due to safety issues associated with some of the work. For the latest updates on a daily basis please follow us on Twitter @pobrienhpgcc or check with the golf shop for more information. The grounds blog will be updated on a weekly basis to inform the membership on the latest changes.

Below are few photos from the first two days of the work.

 

 

Thank-you,

Pat O'Brien

Grounds Superintendent