Seven Myrtle Beach area golf courses will be using the hot summer months to install new ultradwarf Bermudagrass greens.
The Dye and Love courses at Barefoot Resort, Grande Dunes Resort Course, Myrtle Beach National’s Kings North, Prestwick Country Club, World Tour and Meadowlands are all installing new greens this summer.
The Dye Club closed in May for the installation of Champion Bermuda grass greens and was scheduled to reopen on July 16, while The Love Course closed in July, to get new Champion ultradwarf greens, with the reopening planned for September 10.
The Resort Course at Grande Dunes, one of America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses, according to Golf Digest, is currently closed and will reopen August 20 with new Champion ultradwarf greens.
King’s North, which has also been part of Golf Digest’s list of America’s 100 Greatest Courses, is currently closed and will reopen on August 21 with new Champion ultradwarf greens.
Prestwick, a popular P.B. Dye design, is closed and is converting to TifEagle greens. Prestwick will reopen around September 15 and should be perfect for the fall golf season. Prestwick will also refurbish bunkers, repair cart paths, and remove a several trees as well.
In addition to installing new TifEagle greens, Meadowlands, which closed in late May is undergoing some extensive renovations. The two most difficult holes on the front nine, 3 and 6 are being redesigned to make them a lot less penal.
The third hole requires players to carry water off the tee and on the approach. However, the second lake was reachable from the white tees, so the size of the second lake is being reduced, making it harder to reach from the white tees.
The sixth hole is a dogleg left and the elevated fairway is being lowered and mounding is being added to the right side to keep more drives in play. Several trees are also being removed, allowing players to see the green from the tee box and approach shots from the fairway. Meadowlands will reopen on August 16.
World Tour is installing MiniVerde ultradwarf on its Open and Championship nines this summer. The Open 9 is already complete and the Championship 9 closed on July 20 to get new greens and will reopen on September 30.
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