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au naturel..

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by woodycrest, May 6, 2005.

  1. woodycrest

    woodycrest LawnSite Senior Member
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    and one more for effect... :)

    different course1.jpg
     
  2. Appalachian landscape

    Appalachian landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 453

    what did you do besides cut the grass then? If there was no labor or materials involved I'm stumped.
     
  3. Tim Louis

    Tim Louis LawnSite Member
    Posts: 41

    looks to me like the first picture was taken in very early spring when the grass was not growing and the second was taken in mid spring when the grass was growing
     
  4. Expert Lawns

    Expert Lawns LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,660

    "O" word???
     
  5. woodycrest

    woodycrest LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 435

    ''organic'' :waving:

    Tim Louis,

    THese pics were taken within two days of the same date(one in 2002, the second in 2005). THis property greened up this year before any other properties in the neighbourhood.
    here it is last week...

    may13 2005.jpg
     
  6. Expert Lawns

    Expert Lawns LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,660

    Is this a par 3 course? I couldn't imagine mowing much more with just one small mower
     
  7. woodycrest

    woodycrest LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 435

    yup, very short par3..the first course is about 3 acres...the other course is about4.
    Between the two courses there is approx 15000 sq ft of greens. As i said they are small, but are a decent challenge for some fun golf.

    I also run a National 68 triplex reel mower, but it is currently under repair, just about ready to go. I use it mainly for the areas surrounding the greens and fairways.

    THese golf courses are very unique...it takes about half an hour to play each course,good for short game practice.

    Now if i could just learn how to putt. :rolleyes:
     
  8. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,697

    1/2" greens???? Only in my wildest dreams do I wish I was able to maintain 1/2" greens. 3/8" was the HIGHEST I was allowed. 5/16" was acceptable, but 1/4" is what was wanted by the greens committee. And fairways were cut at 1/2" and roughs were no more than 2". :dizzy:
     
  9. woodycrest

    woodycrest LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 435

    I am the greens committee. :)

    These are golf courses built on private property mostly for the owners use.

    4 years ago these courses were nothing more than fields of grass claiming to be golf courses. :rolleyes:
    No irrigation. so they are at the mercy of the weather...thats why i keep the cutting heights so high. THey are certainly not usga status.
     
  10. twindiddy

    twindiddy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 138

    nice job, woodycrest!
     

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