Frost

Half-aerified greens; sodded fairway stripes; with other interesting and informative matters

Mike Richardson shared an image of aerifying half a green at a time. The purpose of this, the superintendent said, was to always have a good surface for the hole.

Fall potassium and winter traffic on a bentgrass green

Play on frosted bentgrass greens in Japan is not uncommon. I just finished reading Winston Mirmow’s thesis on Fall potassium fertilization and winter traffic effects on a creeping bentgrass putting green.