Submitted by: Dean Baker Date: April 29, 2015
Staying off weak collars...please walk around
With the amount of traffic we will see on the golf course this season, certain areas are very susceptible to wear. Collars around the greens are especially sensitive.
Signs have been posted to ask members to walk around these areas either well onto the green or on the bluegrass rough.
These collar areas will always be sensitive to traffic and will be closely monitored. Please do your best to avoid walking through with a pull cart & placing your golf bag down.
The little extra walk will help keep our collars healthy & strong.
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Dean Baker, Certified Golf Course Superintendent (27 years). He joined Burlington Golf & Country Club in 2012, where he has enjoyed the remodelling and renovation of this historic 1922 Stanley Thompson design. Dean is a graduate of the University of Guelph where he remains involved with the program he graduated from, Associate Diploma in Turf Management. There he lends his expertise as an instructor to upcoming turf managers, by instructing the Human Resources for Turf Managers Course.Follow on Twitter More Content by Dean Baker