Chris Tritabaugh

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How We're Preparing our Course for the 2019 KPMG Women's PGA Championship

by Chris Tritabaugh on Mar 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to preparing the golf course, the 2019 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship is both completely familiar and altogether different.

Part of...

Spring 2019---A late opening? Probably not!

by Chris Tritabaugh on Mar 26, 2019 9:00:34 AM

“I suppose all this snow means a late opening?”

“Not necessarily.”

2016 Ryder Cup Turf Recap

by Chris Tritabaugh on Mar 22, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The Turf Team Family

We had to make sure the conditions for the course were Ryder Cup-level, which meant bringing in a team of volunteers working...

Onward and Upward

by Chris Tritabaugh on Sep 5, 2018 1:43:39 PM

 

July Update

by Chris Tritabaugh on Jul 31, 2018 3:08:08 PM

One of the many things I’ve learned during my time as a golf course superintendent, is sometimes its best to let the golf course speak for...

Poa-Optimized

by Chris Tritabaugh on May 9, 2018 1:23:26 PM

Back in early September, I wrote of how we had worked to optimize in three different areas of the turfgrass operation-practice area, bunkers and...

Mid-April Golf Course Update

by Chris Tritabaugh on Apr 12, 2018 12:55:30 PM

This has been a spring to try a golfer’s patience. By this time last year, the golf course had been open for one week. Fortunately spending six...

Early Spring Golf Course Update

by Chris Tritabaugh on Mar 29, 2018 2:33:33 PM

Predictions of Opening:

As the winter winds down, and the inevitable question comes, “What do you think? When will we be open?” My typical...

Early Winter Update

by Chris Tritabaugh on Dec 13, 2017 1:33:18 PM

 

Calling time on 2017

by Chris Tritabaugh on Nov 1, 2017 11:31:27 AM

The golf course closed at the conclusion of yesterday's play, this is the 11th time in my career I’ve had the pleasure of calling time on a golf...