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Black Lake Golf Club: An Appreciation for the Union Greenskeeper

Divots, ball marks, soft fairways, disease, pests, dollar spots, top dressing, aerifcation, irrigation, frost, gophers … and golfers! While many courses have two or three so-called signature holes that are worthy of brochure status, every hole at Black Lake Golf Club could easily be on the front cover of a magazine promoting the course. That’s one reason it was named Golf Digest’s “100 Greatest Public Courses in America.” The Black Lake Golf Club is run by 27 employees and eight are part of the union course maintenance staff with this elite title: greenskeeper (or Class 1 Maintenance if you want to get ... Read more