Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Growing THE PLAYERS: Greenside Bunker Applications

This past week, in preparation for THE PLAYERS Championship, the Stadium Course began applying fertilizer, growth regulator, and preventative insecticide to fairway and greenside bunker faces.  This year we are taking our bunker face management to the next level by spraying greenside bunker faces with the hand gun on the 200 gallon John Deere spray rig (pictured below).  Due to the size, all fairway bunker faces are boom sprayed at the same rate as greenside bunkers.  By making these applications we will see a vast improvement in the quality of turf surrounding our bunker faces.  We will continue this program on a bi-weekly schedule leading up to THE PLAYERS Championship.