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Peninsula Maintenance

Postby prodiscgolf » Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:43 pm

It's been a long time, and finally I've gotten through to the Parks people to get the mowing taken care of. Hopefully by the week's end they will have it mowed for us - dependent upon the weather of course. We will have some work days out there after the Weekend at the Rez. Right now, Turkey & Sugar Bottom need our attention prior to 6/13.

Once the mowing is finished, we'll move the baskets back to holes 11 - 15. Hopefully within a few weeks, it will be back to a playable state.
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Baskets are back

Postby prodiscgolf » Thu Jun 04, 2009 10:29 pm

Jimmy & I moved the baskets back into the back part of the course. Most baskets are in the A position, but some of the holes that have been out all year haven't been put in the A position. 13 and 15 are a bit short right now because the sand has been piled around the pin raising the playing surface.

I was told that next week the City will be working on removing/cutting the downed oaks on holes 5 & 6. We didn't see the steps for the approach to #18 that we're to install out on the course tonight, so hopefully they'll be dropped off tomorrow.

The mowing isn't the best out there - it's been around 18 months since they've mowed some of those holes. Please give constructive feedback about the mowing and I'll pass our comments along to the mowers. They said it will look a lot better the next time they mow.

I'll be out at the Peninsula Saturday morning at 8 am to do some general clean up of the back holes. Bring shovels, wheel barrows, work gloves, long pants, and weed whackers.
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Another heartbreaker

Postby prodiscgolf » Fri Jun 26, 2009 3:46 pm

I can hardly believe that after many more hours of getting the Peninsula ready to play, one windy night can cause so much more work. Tuesday's wind storm busted up some of the old large oak trees. Some of the branches are hung up on other branches or trees, and others have fallen on the fairways. Hole 2 has a scary limb straddling another limb that looks like it's not going to last long. Thanks to a single hackberry the basket on hole 7 didn't get crushed. The hackberry's not doing too well, but I moved the basket to the other pin location. Hole 9 has some smaller trees down. Hole 10 has some smaller trees just off the fairway that are leaning over (roots pulled up). 11's Blue tee is just behind a huge limb pile that's blocking the walking path down the hill. There may be more, but that's all I can remember. We'll need lots of help next Tuesday.
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Postby jnecessary » Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:58 am

FYI

Peninsula is playing pretty good right now. The city mowed all of the open holes yesterday and they look great. The interior holes have not been mowed but if you keep to the fairways they are fine really. Nettles in the rough are between knee and waist high if you kick off a tree or really shank one so wear pants. Otherwise the course looks really good considering the flood, the wind storm and only having a couple work nights out there this year.

We need more foot traffic out there!
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Postby IHearChains » Thu Jul 09, 2009 2:46 pm

jnecessary wrote:Nettles in the rough are between knee and waist high if you kick off a tree or really shank one so wear pants.


second that ^^

Still, the course was looking great last night, the back 9 has never looked better!
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Postby Twan E Z » Sat Jul 25, 2009 4:30 pm

The bugs are terrible ,today at least.
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Postby OU812_LukeS » Mon Jul 27, 2009 2:23 am

Jurassic Park at the moment.
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Postby IHearChains » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:32 am

snow-free tees:
1-10, 13, 14, 16-18 red
11, 12, 15 blue
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Postby Captain » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:49 am

IHearChains wrote:snow-free tees:
1-10, 13, 14, 17, 18 red
11, 12, 15 blue


You da man Greg!!!

There is talk of some guys playing Pen around noon this Sat. All are welcome.
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Postby Captain » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:49 am

IHearChains wrote:snow-free tees:
1-10, 13, 14, 17, 18 red
11, 12, 15 blue


Why don't you go ahead and shovel the fairways too. :lol: :lol:
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Postby IHearChains » Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:35 pm

Captain wrote:
IHearChains wrote:snow-free tees:
1-10, 13, 14, 17, 18 red
11, 12, 15 blue


Why don't you go ahead and shovel the fairways too. :lol: :lol:



I've got it on my to-do list, right after "win USDGC". :lol:
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Postby IHearChains » Mon Mar 15, 2010 9:56 am

Minor flooding, holes 11-16 unplayable as of Mar14.
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Postby brox » Fri Apr 09, 2010 8:16 am

Trying to get down here on Saturday. Anyone have any updates on the condition and/or # of holes playable?
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Postby jnecessary » Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:27 pm

with the river still up, 11-16 are likely unplayable and of course 5 blue. other than that it should be in great shape right now
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Postby Detra319 » Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:39 pm

Sigh, thought it would be dried out enough, but still can't play 11-16, and mise well count 17 since who is going to walk 500 feet to throw a wide open hyzer shot?
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