These days, the greens aren’t living up to the name of the Blacksburg Municipal Golf Course (BMGC).
Following the closure of the course last month, the grass started turning brown at the nine-hole course, which was known as ‘The Hill’ in its days. It was the only restoration of the course in its history of close to 100-year, said Jeff Kepplin the General Manager.
Although, for the golf, the summer is the prime time and Kepplin said and there was a hurry to get the new seeds in the ground before the beginning of the fall with an objective to make the course being ready to play next spring.
“It is kind of makeover of the golf course to an extreme level,” he said.
In this regards the work has been scheduled and it includes re-grassing the fairways, surrounding and greens and also enhancing it including the alteration of some spots in the 14 bunkers of the course. (more…)Read More →