Entries by mandy

I Loved Laurel Ridge!

My son just had his destination wedding at Laurel Ridge. The grounds are beautiful.  The staff did a great job and made sure the day was perfect!  The food for the reception was delicious and everyone did a great job and were so nice. I would recommend Laurel Ridge for the perfect wedding venue! I […]

2017 LRMGA SEASON: A Summer of Golf & Friendships

This summer has come and gone quickly, but the memories shared on the course and in the clubhouse will long be remembered.  Most of us still shot relatively low scores, and a few even surprised themselves with some unforgettable plays including three hole-in-ones!  New members joined the association and soon learned that the LRMGA is […]

travelroads.com Visits LRCC

This private, long-established country club has been a tradition in the Waynesville area for generations.  Its rustic clubhouse has kept up with the times and offers a full array of services. “Complex” best describes the holes at Laurel Ridge.  Each hole brings a unique and different dimension.  While the course sits along a hillside, it […]

Golf Course Superintendent’s Update 9/15/17

Hurricane Irma was one of the most feared hurricanes in years for much of the southeast.  This hurricane totaled many islands in the Caribbean before causing widespread destruction in Florida, Georgia and Alabama.  Irma tracked west of North Carolina, but still managed to provide us with 3+ inches of rain and up to 60 mph […]

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 […]