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4 North Part 2…

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The greens complex renovation on 4 North has been completed!  As our previous post stated, one new bunker was built in front of the green, and the two bunkers on the right side were dug up so we could install drain lines, liners, and new sand!  The complex was sodded with 7, 500 sq. ft. of two types of sod.  The approach/fairway sod is a blend of bentgrass and annual bluegrass.  It is maintained at a height of 0.5″.  The rough sod is a blend of Kentucky bluegrass and 20% fine fescue.  It is maintained at a height of 3″.  Rooting and recovery should take approximately 2 weeks.  Thank you for your patience while the new sod takes root and the new sand settles.  The before and after pictures are posted below.  See you on the course!

              4 North Before                                        4 North After

               4 North Before                                       4 North After

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Author: Jason VanBuskirk

I am the Golf Course Superintendent at Stow Acres Country Club located in Stow, MA. I am entering my sixth season as the course Superintendent. My staff and I are very excited to begin this season as we are continuing to make changes to this wonderful facility. I graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2006 with a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Horticulture and Turfgrass Management. Before Stow Acres, I did an internship at one of the country's top 100 courses, The Stanwich Club located in Greenwich, CT. I worked as an Assistant Superintendent at Oakley Country Club located in Watertown, MA and Stow Acres Country Club South Course before becoming the Superintendent at Stow Acres CC. I am married to my soul mate and we have two incredible kids! My course counterpart, Kingston, loves riding shotgun in the cart. In my downtime I enjoy writing for and managing www.iturfapps.com. Hope you enjoy the blog!

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