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Summer Projects

 
 
2017 SUMMER PROJECTS
 
This area of our website will be updated throughout the coming months to provide updates on the progress of our summer projects.
 
June 13, 2017
 
All 3 phases of the summer projects continue to progress nicely and on schedule.  Below is a before, during and after picture of the bunker liner being installed in the #10 Fairway Bunker:
 
 
The perimiter of the new putting green has been identified and the elevations are being worked using a lazer level.  Finally, the earthwork on the Montecito putting course continues.
 
June 2nd, 2017
 
Work is projessing nicely on the summer projects around the South Course.  Below are some highlights of what has been completed this week:
 
PRACTICE TEE
 
Sod has been removed / Irrigation has been marked and staked / Grading work has started / Barrow Pit has been created
 
 
 
MONTECITO PUTTING COURSE
 
Sod has been removed /  Irrigation work has started / Shade Tree removal
 
 
BACK 9 BUNKERS
 
Old sand removed from bunkers on #10 and hauled to Practice Tee / Sand removal on #11 has started
 
 
May 26th, 2017
 
As we are close in on the beginning of our summer projects, Landsapes Unlimited has started mobilization by bringing equipment and a trailer onto property (Click on the links to see photos).
 
 
 
Work is scheduled to begin following the holiday weekend and should move quickly from there.
 
 
May 23rd, 2017
 
SOUTH COURSE - HOLE #5 LANDSCAPE
 
Following yesterday's board meeting, we received a question about the landscape project behind #5 green on the South Course.  During the April Board meeting Hort-Tech was approved as the contractor for the project and they will begin work in July when the front 9 is closed for the bunker renovation. Click on the link below to view the design.
 
 
 
May 22nd, 2017
 
SOUTH COURSE CLOSURE
 
The BACK 9 of the South Course will be closed beginning June 2nd.  The FRONT 9 will remain open during this closure.  For those wanting to play 18 holes, a turn time will be booked along with the original starting time.
 
 
May 18th, 2017
 
SOUTH COURSE - PRACTICE FACILITY
 
The North side of the practice facility will be closed today from 7:30am - 12:00pm.  During this closure the Maintenance team will be spraying to eradicate the current turf in preperation for the renovation.  Once the chemical (similar to Round-Up) is dry the practice tee will open for use.  The grass will turn yellow following this application and will remain open until construction begins.  The South side of the practice facility will be available for use throughout the renovation process.
 
May 16th, 2017 
 
 
CONTRACTOR SELECTION
 
We are pleased to announce that Landscapes Unlimited has been selected by the Board as contractor for the projects to be performed the summer of 2017.  Below is a link to their website for further information:
 
 
Scope of Work:
 
- Bunker Renovation; Removing current contaminated sand, checking/repairing drainage, placement of fabric liners in bottoms/slopes of bunkers, installation of 75/25 bunker sand mix.
 
- Practice Tee / Practice Green Renovation; Reshape existing practice tee, increase square footage of existing practice green, installation of new irrigation.
 
- Montecito Putting Course; Reshape existing putting course to offer improved playability, re-routing of western area, improve growing conditions.
 
PROJECT MANAGER SELECTION

Additionally, we are pleased to announce that the Board has selected William K. Morgan as the Project Manager to oversee the summer projects on a daily basis.  Below is a link to his website for further information:
 
 
 
Check this website frequently for further updates.
 
Respectfully submitted,
 
Rolland Vaughn
General Manager
Shadow Hills Golf Club