Hyde Park Est. 1909, A Donald Ross Design

Monday, November 17, 2014

November Update Golf Course and Grounds

The grounds staff at HP over the past few weeks have been in full throttle trying to prepare the golf course for the winter months. Some of the Iniiatives that have been completed thus far include:

  • Leaf clean up (Almost completed)
  • Tee reconstruction
  • Irrigation winterization
  • Rough Aeration
  • Spot seeding of rough
  • Removal of cool season grasses in the fairways
  • Preermegent and post emergent herbicide applications to the rough areas
  • Planting of Tulip bulbs

Double deep tining and heavy top dressings to all greens

Leveling and reshaping of the 8th tee complex

Compressor used to move air through the PVC pipes

Drainage added to 2, 10, 11, and 16

Selective herbicde to remove cool season grasses in Zoysia

Planting of thousands of Tulips

An early November snowfall has put tee renovations on hold for now! Pease check with the Proshop or follow us on Twitter @pobrienhpgcc for the latest on golf course conditions.


Pat O'Brien,

Grounds Superintendent


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