Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Topdressing Greens

Many members ask, "Why do you apply so much sand on the putting surfaces?" Applying sand to the putting surfaces is the most important cultural practice regarding maintenance of putting surfaces. Sand aids in smoothness, reduction of thatch, firmness of the surface and reducing surface moisture. The application this week is very important due to the very wet forecast and the tournament this weekend. The sand will have receded by the weekend.