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Back 9 Breakfast Special – 25+ years!

Back 9 Breakfast Special – 25+ years ! Can a 9-hole golf special be worthy of a story?  I think this is a unique golf business story with roots that go back to Stony Plain, Alberta in 1992 – my first year as the GM at a golf course.   While it is now a relatively frequent practice, the idea of sending golfers off the ‘back… Read more »

Rakes

Rakes You may think rakes are a boring topic, and not worthy of a one or two minute read. When golfers show up to play in the morning, the grounds crew has often freshly raked the bunkers (either by machine, or by hand). Ideally, the rakes are placed in the middle of the bunker to make it easier for the golfer to ‘rake their way… Read more »

Early Golf Season Preparation

How are You Preparing for Early Season Golf? Many among the addicted Okanagan Valley golf community have been lamenting of late about the manner in which Mother Nature has conspired against an early start to our golf season. In past years, many of us would have had a dozen rounds under our belts. Alas, not this year! – but it won’t be long now! When… Read more »

Goose Management

Kelowna Springs Goose Management As we all are aware, geese can be a nuisance.  They can distract one from enjoying their golf experience. They can be a safety concern, as – like any animal, they will protect themselves when cornered. We do our best throughout the season to tidy up their messes. This ranges from mowing the tuffs of grass, to removing their droppings and… Read more »