Course Renovation in Progress

The New Ninth Green

Jun 14, 13 • NewsComments OffRead More »

IMG_4686The new ninth green has been roughed in, which gives us a better idea of where it will be positioned. Until now, all we could tell was that the new green would be well left of where the old green sat. (The red stake above shows where the new green was planned to be built.)

Below is where the current ninth green is positioned. You can see that the terrain gently falls from right to left toward the new green.

IMG_7812The ditch below the green is currently being used as a road to transport materials to and from the driving range. Much of the excess dirt that has been removed from the layout will end up on the driving range, which will be nearly flat. Here is what the driving range looks like now:

IMG_7814 copyBut the plan is to reintroduce a creek in front of the ninth green. Here is a conceptual drawing of the ninth green from November (click to enlarge):

9And here is a view from behind the current ninth green:

IMG_7816The ninth hole will be one of the last to be completed because of the traffic going to the driving range, and the stock pile of sand that is being stored for sand capping in its fairway.

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