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Indian Wells Insider - Summer 2021

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THE COURSES BOOK A TEE TIME Verticutting the grasses is also another important step in the process. The goal when we begin aerifying is to have as much healthy Bermuda grass already present as possible to ensure a suc- cessful transition. Once we've finished the process on each course, we'll edge the cart paths and sand traps, double checking to make sure everything is looking and playing fantastic. When we reopen, our objective is to be the best we can be! u u u Perfect practice: An- other exciting project we're working on in- volves the back practice area, which is primarily used by our golf professionals to give les- sons. The three things we're focus- ing on include creating a larger practice tee, a better teaching sand trap, and an additional putting green. Currently, we have the new green and bunker 50 percent shaped and plan on finishing up these improvements in June. When completed, the tee area will more than double in size, and there will be a multitude of short-grass chip- ping areas around the two practice greens. u u u Backup plan: Lastly, we've begun the process of creating a nursery green for the Celebrity Course that will allow us to have quality greens-grade turf grass on property in case we ever need it. The green will be located to the left of the tee complex on No. 11 and adjacent to the tees on holes 16 and 17. We're currently shaping the area and cleaning up nearby landscap- ing as we will use turf plugs from the Celebrity Course aerification as our base for the green. Of course, a lot of other minor repair and maintenance projects will take place over the summer, but it will all be worthwhile when the Players and Celebrity courses reopen and conditions reach their peak this fall. TAKE A VIDEO TOUR OF THE PLAYERS COURSE . . . . . . . . . . . . TAKE A VIDEO TOUR OF THE CELEBRIT Y COURSE

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