Our Texas team did 3 complete controller change outs for Riverside Golf Course that had been run over by…someone or something. So they installed new PAR+ES controllers and believe it or not, all three worked! Tim (in green, San Antonio TX) was Craig’s (in blue, Austin TX) assistant for this one, turning that mess into a success!
Bids awarded to Keeling Company and Nutt Construction, orders are placed and the materials arrive for checking. Installation begins November 22, 2011. Stephen studies the materials list On a HDPE job time is spent on the front end fusing pipe into long lengths ~500 Feet joints. Very tedious and boring at first. With a canopy covering fusing machine the guys keep on welding… Piles of HDPE DR 13.5 Fusion Machine Fusing in the Rain SITE VISIT December 2nd 2011 Piles of pipe reduced to miles Continue reading →
(Weeks 10 & 11) February 8, 2013 We’re moving right along with the install. We only have two holes left to complete and all the front nine greens loops to install. That’s 344 heads installed to date! Once we complete the head installation we will move to installing isolation valves. And our pump station will get an overhaul as well. Heather Brunk, Assistant Superintendent (Week 12) February 16,2013 The guys from our local Keeling store have been checking ground rods. Copper plated steel rods were Continue reading →
Superintendent’s Construction Log Superintendent: Michael Brownlee 1st Assistant Superintendent: Chris Young 2nd Assistant Superintendent: Heather Brunk Agronomy Staff: Ben Thompson, Hunter Jamison, Blake Rittenbery, Robert Kuhn, Alec Chartier, David Sweezen, Nick Montgomery, Chase Johnson, Joel Frerking Stones River Country Club is a members only club. The front nine holes were built 1948 and the back nine were built in 1969. The front nine hole were later renovated in 1979. In 2008, we completed a greens resurfacing with miniverde ultra dwarf bermuda. The current system irrigation Continue reading →