Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston

The Deutsche Bank Championship is being held this Labor Day weekend at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass. This tournament will feature the top 100 PGA TOUR golfers as they compete in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup. TPC Sawgrass Agronomy team members Mike Cooper and Kyle Worthy are assisting the staff at TPC Boston during both advance and tournament weeks.
Hole 18 : Friday of advance week is the last day members are allowed to play before closing the course for tournament week
Hole 1 : Friday Advance Week
Hole 17 : Friday Advance Week
Hole 7 : Tuesday morning of tournament week brought cloudy weather followed by thunderstorms
A landscaping crew is contracted every year to plug out fairway divots in areas where golf pros tend to hit from based on last years SHOTLink stats
Over 8800 plugs were used to fill in the fairway divots
Hole 1 : Tuesday PM duties include sanding fairway divots, walkmowing the intermedaite cut and fixing bunkers after over an inch of rain
Hole 15 : Many bunkers have been renovated over the past six years to produce more of a natural look