Case Study: The No-Mow Experiment at Hidden Falls
By Kevin Robbins
The staff at Hidden Falls Golf Club no longer mows 42 acres of its course, a measure that has done much more than reduce the club's water usage and therefore trim expenditures - it has ensured the club's survival.
The semi-private club in the Texas Hill Country west of Austin faced bleak financial projections last fall. Its membership of 105 and modest daily-fee play
would fall short of sustaining the course's future without dramatic measures. Club administrators thought they had done all they could, short of abandoning essential services.
That's when superintendent
and general manager Jeff Wilson redefined "essential."
CTGCSA Member in the News - Jeremy Laak, Olympia
Hills Golf Course
Jeremy Laak does more by 9 a.m. than most people do all day. And on a good day, he'll have
150 witnesses able to attest to his early-morning biddings.
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