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Shawnee Lookout Golf Course

40 Years of Golf

All, On the Green

40 years may seem like an eternity to some or the blink of an eye for others. No matter if you feel it hasn’t been that long or you haven’t been around for that many decades just yet, this year marks a landmark in Great Parks’ history at Shawnee Lookout. April 1, 2019 marks the […]

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Before the cold weather settled in, Great Parks was busy aerifying the putting greens at both Winton Woods golf courses. Aerification is a cultivation process where soil and/or thatch is removed from the surface without destroying the turf. It’s typically viewed as a burden to golfers by disrupting the playability of the putting surface. But […]

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Golf course greens aerification relieves soil compaction, reduces thatch and improves soil composition. Since greens are cut so short, a healthy root system is imperative to maintaining healthy turf. The aerification process creates a means of transporting water, air and nutrients to the roots which promotes healthy turf. Although necessary, golf course aerification is a […]

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