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Old 02-15-2019, 04:57 PM
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8:00 tee time today. Got stuck behind greens crews: spraying, sanding, dragging, spraying again on the 5th hole. Followed them around the balance of the front nine - mostly putting on MUD. Does anyone know what's up? Clubhouse suggested maybe a fungus problem. Hard to find someone willing to find an answer and not a one willing to say something like 'sorry, we're having a bad day here". Disappointing.
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Old 02-16-2019, 08:02 AM
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Old 02-16-2019, 08:57 AM
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8:00 tee time today. Got stuck behind greens crews: spraying, sanding, dragging, spraying again on the 5th hole. Followed them around the balance of the front nine - mostly putting on MUD. Does anyone know what's up? Clubhouse suggested maybe a fungus problem. Hard to find someone willing to find an answer and not a one willing to say something like 'sorry, we're having a bad day here". Disappointing.
Same thing at Lopez (Erin Glen) yesterday just after noon; there were two workers hand spreading something on the second green that looked like sand, and not paying any attention to approaching golfers. They should at least look up or get out of the way when golfers are hitting their approach shots. I guess I'm cranky, but feel that I'm paying a lot of money to play these courses, and shouldn't be worried about hitting workers on the course.
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Old 02-17-2019, 07:39 AM
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Same thing at Lopez (Erin Glen) yesterday just after noon; there were two workers hand spreading something on the second green that looked like sand, and not paying any attention to approaching golfers. They should at least look up or get out of the way when golfers are hitting their approach shots. I guess I'm cranky, but feel that I'm paying a lot of money to play these courses, and shouldn't be worried about hitting workers on the course.
So true. For the cost you pay they shouldn't be working at all unless an emergency.
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Old 02-17-2019, 12:13 PM
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How much does it cost this time of year?
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Old 02-17-2019, 01:30 PM
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When I see maintenance and grass cutting during peak play times, it does not speak well (for me) about the management of the course.
Priorities are wrong!!!
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Old 02-17-2019, 02:51 PM
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When would you have them do maintenance? In the dark? There’s only so much daylight available and they typically don’t close any courses for maintenance this time of year. Sure, the workers should be aware of players on the course, but . . . .
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Old 02-17-2019, 05:47 PM
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It's impossible not to do some maintenance during playing hours, but main gripe here is when someone like the person running the Sand-Pro (raking bunkers) is going in order of the holes, thereby often staying/interfering with one group...for a number of holes in a row.

Right after high school graduation I worked on a private golf course, which was actually a dozen years before I even started playing.

The one thing our big, quick-tempered Irishman superintendent hammered into us was to be as unobtrusive as possible...to the members playing.

His face would become purple if he found you running your machine anywhere near someone making a shot...or especially while they were putting.

His other mandate was if you weren't running the green and/or tee mowers and were doing other work (bunkers/weed whacking/cutting grass around bunkers/sprinkler checking/etc,), was to ALWAYS work from 18 backward...so you only bothered a particular group once.

I too blame the supervision, or more accurately the lack thereof...for a lot of the problems in the maintenance crews here.
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Old 02-17-2019, 06:09 PM
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How much does it cost this time of year?
https://golfthevillages.com/images/T...Golf-Rates.pdf
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Old 02-18-2019, 07:40 AM
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Over-play. Close each course on a rotational schedule except they only do that in the summer. Courses stay great then....of course.
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