Entries by mandy

Golf Course Superintendent’s Update 9/8/17

What a week!  Aerification is always a challenging time for members and staff, but a welcome relief for the stressed turf from a busy summer.  We started aerification on Tuesday and made great progress.  The rain late Tuesday and into Wednesday really slowed things.  Damp sand and a wet golf course keeps things interesting.  We […]

It Was A Pleasure To Stay & Play at Laurel Ridge

I had a great time at Laurel Ridge. The golf course was tough being in the mountains, but it has many interesting holes and it was in excellent condition.  The rooms were excellent too. Spacious, clean, well designed and tastefully furnished. The service – including the staff, the rooms, the dining room and the pros […]

2017 Mixed Member/Member Golf Tournament

Bragging rights were on the line during the 2017 Mixed Member-Member. The 2-day event, better known as the “Divorce Open”, kicked off play on Saturday, August 26th with a 2-person Better Ball event, followed by a 2-person Scramble format on Sunday. Teams competed for both Gross and Net Championships. Most of the teams were comprised […]

Golf Course Superintendent’s Update 9/1/17

Welcome to September! While the last day in August and the first day in September were identical according to the weather, the months are very different.  September signifies cooler weather, golf course aerification, the first day of fall, and pumpkin spice everything!  The 15-day forecast looks great for golf in the mountains.  Golf course aerification […]

Golf Course Superintendent’s Update 8/25/17

Fall Aerification begins on Tuesday, September 5 after the Labor Day holiday.  The last couple of weeks before fall aerification always seem to go so slowly.  The turf is really tired from five months of foot/cart traffic, lack of air movement in the soil profile, warm air and soil temperatures and soil sealing off from […]

Fun Event!

Pre-Eclipse Social with entertainment by Balsam Range was wonderful! Kudos to management for this fun event! ~ Brenda Grady, 8/22/17

Superb Accommodations & Great Golf Course

“My husband and I spent the best 2 days of our lives at Laurel Ridge staying and playing golf.  Our accommodations were superb and the golf course was in great condition and a real challenge.The staff was exceptional, friendly and went over and beyond to treat us with great care. The town has many excellent […]

Laurel Ridge Is A Special Place

“Please tell Shell how much I appreciated his efforts, the beautiful club, the wonderful dinner and night of entertainment with the comedian, and our ability to talk with the members at the party.  Laurel Ridge is a special place.”~Bill Strubbe 8/21/17