golf_course News From the Fairways


  July 10 , 2020

Tucson Course Closure Update  
Greens Aerification Video
 USGA  Report Available 

Social Distancing
Signs have been placed around the practice facilities to remind everyone about social distancing while using these areas.  

In an continuing effort to adjust to the current situation regarding the COVID-19 Virus, temporary adjustments have been made to golf procedures.  These are in place to maintain community safety while continuing to offer the ability to utilize the golf courses here at SaddleBrooke One.

  • Foam insert in the cups on greens.
  • Practice Green flag sticks have been removed.
  • Practice Green cups have been installed upside down.
  • Ballwashers have been removed.
  • Par 3 divot boxes have been removed.
  • Scoops in the big divot boxes have been removed.
  • 4 Carts allowed per group, only 2 carts allowed on the turf.
  • E-mail/Starter check in and house account authorization. 
  • Bunker rakes have been removed. 

    Temporary Local Rule; Ball coming to Rest in Bunkers

    Effective March 22nd, 2020 - Until Further Notice

    Please click here to read the Temporary Local Rule for Bunkers


Upcoming Course Closures
  Course  Closes  Re-opens
TucsonMonday, July 6th Monday, July 20th
Main Putting GreenMonday, July 6thMonday, July 13th
Lower Putting GreenMonday, July 13thMonday, July 20th
Tucson #5 Putting GreenMonday, July 6thMonday, July 20th
CatalinaMonday, July 20thMonday, August 3rd



Tucson Course Closed for 1 More Week
The Golf Maintenance team has had a busy and productive first week of the Tucson Course closure. The Lower Putting Green will be closed next week and the Main Putting Green will re-open. The following items were completed or started during week 1. 
*Topdressing of Fairways
*Solid Tine Aerification of Fairways
Click On The Picture Below To View a Video of Greens Aerification in Slow-Motion
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*Core Aerification of Greens
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*Cart Path Removal
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*Aqua Tee #5
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*Transition Sod Preparation 

Projects to be Completed in Week 2
*Core Aerification of Tees
*Core Aerification of Collars
*Core Aerification of Roughs
*Transition Sodding
*Install Sand and Liner to Bunkers on #3 & #4


USGA Report
The USGA southwest agronomist Brian Whitlark was at SaddleBrooke One on June, 15th for his annual visit. Brian has been visiting SaddleBrooke One for the last decade. He annually provides feedback and suggestions to our agronomic program. The report from the visit is posted on the SaddleBrooke One website on the golf committee page. You can also view the report by clicking the logo below. 

USGA


Summer Walking Hours Now In Effect


Walking Hours:


BEFORE 7:00 am And AFTER 6 pm


-For your safety please follow all posted signage.


 


Golfers always have the right of way


Please walk on the paths, do not walk down fairways or across greens.


All pets must be on a leash.

Please clean-up after your pets, the trash cans on the golf course are not to be used to dispose of pet waste.


Please refer to the weekly walking schedule for additional course availability


Weekly Walking Schedule

Please click on the blue button for this week's schedule



Cart Traffic Update - Entry Gate Suspended for the Summer

The Exit Gate Will Remain for the Summer

  • All cart traffic can enter the fairway at any point. 
  • All cart traffic exiting near the green should exit through the exit gate.
  • Regular cart traffic is allowed on all courses 
  • Some holes may remain closed to all traffic
  • Please follow all posted signs
  • Please return to the cart paths as soon as possible 
  • All cart restriction decisions are based on course playability and turf conditions
  • Thank you in advance for your cooperation and patience
     

Practice Facility Maintenance:

Monday & Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:30 am

The Practice Facility is open for practice from the grass tee.  Practice from the grass is based on turf conditions. The Practice Facility will close every Monday and Wednesday from 9:00am to 10:30am for maintenance. This includes the short game area.