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Thursday, February 27, 2014
What up with the painted bunkers? Well this winter we are doing some research with turf protectants on our bunker edges/noses. Throughout the winter even with timely snows and winter watering our southern exposed bunker faces desiccate. This winter we tried something new. In late November we applied our first of a monthly application of Turf Screen tank mixed with a anti-transparent on our bunker surrounds. The Turf Screen product is basically a sun screen for turf. With our higher than normal solar radiation and our higher altitude coupled with dry winter air the Turf Screen should limit the desiccation. The Turf Screen coupled with the anti-transparents, wetting agents and hand watering should limit our damage to our southern exposed bunkers.