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David Dore-Smith
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Copperleaf Practice Mats are Open
The
artificial grass practice mats were open for play this past week. This turf
surface, manufactured and installed by TurfHound Tee Surfaces, is the premier artificial
turf product in the industry and is widely used in local area Club’s and
throughout the ...

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Get the Rock out of here
Over the past month, the Copperleaf Maintenance Department has been tirelessly working to remove buried rocks and other debris from beneath the turf surface on our tees and now fairways. Our machine in action on Hole 7 using solid tines to find rocks Rocks ...

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Florida - The Sunshine State
They call Florida the Sunshine State. After the month of January; I would like to know who "they" are. Out of the 31 days in the month, there were 24 days that were cloudy and overcast and over 12 inches of rain fell on the golf course. Not what I would cal...

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Golf Course Renovation Update
We are now entering the 7th week of the golf course renovation and almost reaching the halfway point of the construction phase. Landirr, Inc. has been extremely busy and has some sort of construction happening on 14 of the 18 Holes as well as the practice a...

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Golf Course Renovation Update
The golf course renovation began on April 13 and has moved along at a rapid pace. The project began in March with the application of Round Up to eliminate the existing turf grass. The application was performed by an outside contractor using GPS technology a...

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Round Up Application Update
                          Round Up Application Update    The golf course
renovation starts March 16 with the application by professional
contractors of the herbicide Round Up to all turf grass on the tees,
fairways and rough.  ...

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Golf Course Renovation Update
Golf Course Renovation Update January 2015 David Dore-Smith, Class A Golf Course Superintendent I have received many compliments from our golfing Members with regard to the current conditions of the golf course followed by the same question; "Why are we ren...

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Rock Wall Projects 2014
The summer projects have already commenced at Copperleaf with two of the biggest projects, the rock walls on Hole 15 and 6 completed. Over 700 feet of rocks have been installed as part of the Kipp Schulties Master Plan with several  more rock walls schedule...

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2015 Golf Course Renovation
It was exciting to be in the audience when the votes were announced in favor of the Copperleaf Vision 2020 project. To be spread out over two years, the entire project involves updating the security building, additional parking at the Clubhouse, expanding t...

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2014 Summer Closures
As the summer heat and humidity begin to return to Copperleaf, many of you will be heading North or planning your summer vacations. As you make those plans, I wanted to remind you of the scheduled course closures for this year. Beginning May 14, the course ...
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