The course continues to evolve from brown to green as Nos. 3-8 have been grassed and are starting to grow in. Below is a view of No. 3:
The hydroseeding process continues to move around the course, as a tank sprays sandcapped turf with a fescue-blended seed (65% CSI Perennial Ryegrass, 20% J-5 Chewings Fescue, 15% Audubon or Aruba Creeping Fescue). Below is a view of the fourth hole:
In the next week, Frontier Golf, the RTJ II construction firm, will move the hydroseeding process to the first and second holes before beginning the back nine with No. 17.
The construction process – the moving of dirt and sand – is close to completion. While the grow-in period takes time and patience, the end result will be spectacular. The grass will be much greener at Poppy Hills come April.