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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Jim Dennison leaving asst. supterintendent position for head position.


Grounds department asst. superintendent bids farewell to Whitemarsh Valley CC.

     With a bit of remorse but full of pride we bid Jim Dennison farewell from Whitemarsh Valley CC. He has tendered his resignation to accept the golf course superintendent’s position at Carroll Valley Golf Course at Liberty Mountain Resort near Gettysburg, PA.

     Jim is a graduate of the Penn State Turfgrass management program and after stints at Centre Hills Golf Club in Pa and Winged Foot Golf Club he started working at WVCC in the spring of 2011.

     During his tenure at the club he was a big help during the flood plain & bunker project taking charge of different construction chores. His fingerprints are on the new irrigation that we have installed over the past seven years. As part of the management team for the grounds the hours that he has logged to benefit the club did not go un-noticed. His professionalism, dedication and positive attitude will be hard to replace.

     Jim’s last day at WVCC will be Friday May 5th. If you see him around the club don’t hesitate to say good bye and good luck in his new position.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Whitemarsh assistant superintendent makes cover of Golfdom Magazine.

Jerry Stockmal, assistant superintendent at Whitemarsh Valley CC shows off his grass growing skills as shown in his picture (2nd from the left on the top row). It was one of those pictures you just have to take. We were doing some bentgrass sod work and Jerry spotted this beard size scrap of sod that would look perfect. Congrats Jerry!

Friday, April 14, 2017

Greens aeration starting Monday April 17th.

 
     We will start aerating greens on Monday April 17th. Hopefully this task will be completed by the end of the day on Wednesday April 19th. In the spring we will use tines that make a .4"inch wide  hole 3.5 inches deep. The spacing between hole will be 1.75 inches apart.
 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Fairway aeration starting today.

We will be starting fairway aeration today. During the process there may be signs saying that the hole is temporarily closed (2 hours + or -) . If there is not a sign, the hole may be played.....Please remember to keep an eye out for the ground staff and make sure they know you are hitting.

Thank you!