Lance's blog

Flowers of the Bay - Prepping for Winter

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There are so many reasons to be grateful for living in the Pacific Northwest...

The King and I

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In 1964 I was crazy for baseball. I played every day...

Fear - The one thing stopping you from playing your best golf

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So you want to get better at golf...

So you want to get better at golf.  You have it set in your mind that you want to work on your swing and finally hit a good shot.  To do so, you must start making some changes. 

Update from the Veggie Patch

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The highlight of our season, the 25th anniversary celebration, was an exciting goal to work towards...

Turfgrass Management

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Five years ago I never would have written an article on the importance of nutrition and specialty products...

Five years ago I never would have written an article on the importance of nutrition and specialty products in turfgrass Management.  However, as more products are available that aid turfgrass through periods of heat and drought, I believe it's an important topic to create an awareness in. 

More to golf than just a past time

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Okay, here is my rant and some thoughts to follow...

Flowers of the Bay - Coleus

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June is the ideal time to 'window shop' for plants...

 

Club Selection

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That eight-iron strike sure felt solid coming off the clubface...

"That eight-iron strike sure felt solid coming off the clubface. It traced a rather high arc into the crisp morning air, up against a clear blue sky. A tiny fade, just as visualized. 

Full of anticipation, cautious optimism, and then....... Short. What? Short. That thing stopped dead, as it landed into the upslope fronting the elevated green. What??"

Spring Blooms

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This spring welcomes many new changes to the Cordova Bay Golf Course...

This spring welcomes many new changes to the Cordova Bay Golf Course. Work is being done all around the property to prepare for a quickly approaching busy and exciting season. 

As we reach the 25th anniversary of the Bay course, the horticultural team is working hard to make the gardens really shine.  

Parking Lot Upgrade

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The old adage, "sometimes you have to make a mess to cleanup" seems particularly meaningful in these past months...

The old adage, "sometimes you have to make a mess to cleanup" seems particularly meaningful in these winter months. The winter is a great time to tackle large projects and renovations around the golf course, including the recent work in the Bay parking lot. I'll detail the process, and materials chosen to renew the parking lot medians.