Golf Course Aeration Season is Upon Us!

Posted by Cole Handley on Mar 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

It's aeration season. Come to Poppy Hills to take a break from your home club.

Golf course aeration season is upon us…..well most of us, that is.

I’m not sure which is a dirtier word, shank or aerate? I prefer the replacements of lateral and vent.

All jokes aside, I know it’s that time of year when every other phone caller asks, "When are you guys aerating?"....which brings us to this week’s topic.

The Importance of an Effective Aeration Schedule for Maintaining Long-Term, High-Quality Turf

Do you ever notice that right when your home club's greens are absolutely perfect, the superintendent strolls in throwing around that dirty word?

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Poppy Hills of Pebble Beach Golf Course Raises $20k for Youth Golf

Posted by Cole Handley on Jan 18, 2017 4:08:18 PM

If you're a runner, you love getting outside and enjoying fresh air and beautiful scenery. And if you're lucky, you live close to or can easily access a peaceful trail with beautiful views. Poppy Hills organized and held its annual four-mile "Run Fore Fun" on its picturesque Pebble Beach golf course property on Sunday, Jan. 15. And 150 runners from around Monterey Bay quickly signed up as they recognized that this was a run to participate in -- both for the awe-inspiring views throughout the Del Monte Forest and to give to a great cause.Runner in Run Fore Fun at Poppy Hills of Pebble Beach Golf Course

Run Fore Fun Benefits Youth on Course

The four-mile run raised $20k, in total, for Youth on Course, which provides opportunities for kids through access to affordable golf, caddie programs, employment, scholarships and internships. Members of Youth on Course are able to play golf at participating golf courses for $5 or less and are automatically signed up as members of the NCGA and receive an official NCGA Handicap Index!

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