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Los Gatos, California, United States
Kevin is currently the certified superintendent at La Rinconada Country Club. Kevin was the Director of Maintenance at Lahontan Golf Club for over 14 years. Some of the responsibilities over the expanse of his career include the daily upkeep of multiple golf courses, natural resources, environmental compliance, and roads and streets. The wide ranging expertise has come from a combination of education and experiences. Degrees in Meteorology (1987 University of Nebraska/Lincoln), and Horticulture (1992 Colorado State), complete the formal side of this important combination of qualifications. A lifetime of experience around golf courses, and the game of golf was provided by Kevin's father.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

There are a number of things going on at this time, but one of the most unusual may be the weather. From my standpoint as a golf course superintendent the lack of rainfall is good, because it is allowing more project work to be done.

Bunker Work
#6 left of green
#8 fairway bunker

The sand has been pulled back exposing tree roots growing in the sand. The roots are then cut and a fabric barrier impregnated with a chemical that keep the troots from regrowing will be installed before the sand is replaced.

Tree Roots in Greens


This root was growing into the left side of the 11th green. The turf on the green was very dry, due to the tree roots taking up water. Judging by the size of this root, it has been in the green for some time.


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