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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.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

The First 3 Days of Conversion

Here at mid week we are hitting on all cylinders and moving through the course on schedule.

Sod has been removed around the new green edges on holes 2,3,12,13,14,16,17.
Tree work is being done throughout the course.
Trees being thinned south of the 10th green.

All fairways except on #1 are prepped for sand.
Tree roots in #9 fairway while prepping for sand

Fairways on holes 2,3,14,16,17,18 are todressed.

Spreader trucks putting down sand on #14 fairway

Fairways 14,18 are hydro-seeded.
Hydro seed on #14 fairway sand.

The 15th green complex has been stripped of sod.
Sod removal on #15 green


By Saturday we should double the amount of work done and we will be close to turning on the water in order to germinate seed.

1 comment:

Bill Puterbaugh said...

Hi Kevin: wii the rough receive the 1" of sand also? Will it be hydro shaded also? Bill Puterbaugh