Local golf courses are on par with water conservation efforts

GCSANC Secretary/Treasurer Gavin Dickson is featured in this article by KION 5/46 News,  along with GCSANC member Kyle Butler (The Preserve Golf Club) and reps from Pebble Beach Company.


MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif. (KION) With acres worth of greens to water, one may wonder how golf courses manage to stay green without making a divot in the local water supply.

According to a handful of golf course superintendents, a course’s irrigation system is at the forefront of all operations. Irrigation systems are comprised of several elements including the course’s water source, sprinkler system, and even weather stations. All of these elements play a part in determining how much water these facilities use on a daily basis.

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