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Bunker Renovation


Bunker Renovation

Bunker Renovation

The first step in improving the condition of the bunkers on a golf course is to understand the factors that influence bunker performance.

Generally, there are four major areas that must be considered when evaluating bunkers:

Sand selection, architecture/design, drainage & construction.

Proper sand selection is crucial in the quest for near-perfect conditioning, consistency, golfer’s game and for the makeup of the greens root zone.

As a general rule of thumb, it is recommended to have approximately 4 to 6 inches of sand across sloped bunkers and to 2 to 4 inches sand across slope bunkers faces.

These are some factors that should be considered when selecting the sand: • Particle size.• Particle shape and penetrometer value• Crusting potential• Chemical reaction(pH)and hardness• Infiltration rate & • Overall playing quality.

Margins of Bunkers must be clearly defined so that the Rules of Golf can be de applied.

Work is in progress and improvements are on the way.

 

Bunkers renovation in Los Arqueros Golf

Bunkers renovation in Los Arqueros Golf

Bunkers renovation in Los Arqueros Golf

Bunkers renovation in Los Arqueros Golf

Bunkers renovation in Los Arqueros Golf

Bunkers renovation in Los Arqueros Golf

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