Maine greens go brown from severe ice damage

Posted by: MBR on Tue Apr 29th, 2014 7:21 am
Maine greens go brown from severe ice damageCourse officials in many areas say the worst spring turf conditions in years are hurting income, forcing repairs and frustrating golfers.By Tom Chard Randy Hodsdon, who has been playing golf in Maine for four decades, canít remember a spring when courses all over the state were in such poor condition. ďIíve never seen so much widespread damage,Ē said Hodsdon, director of rules and competition for the Maine State Golf Association. The harsh winter has taken a toll on more than just the golfers eagerly waiting to play again. It has caused significant damage to golf courses, which have lost income and had to make costly repairs...Read more: http://www.pressherald.com/sports/Maine ... mage_.html