The Bee posse's weekly update of the latest in area conditions, bargains, etc.
Course What you need to know
Ancil Hoffman A three-hour, 15-minute round awaits on Sundays if you're willing to record football; greens a tick above their average, while fairways about average
Castle Oaks Fairways always really wet early a.m.; groomed bunkers were weekend surprise
Mather Beat the heat with night golf glow ball tournament starts Saturday at 7 p.m.
Morgan Creek Many threadbare areas, causing purest of the pure to bump ball; greens good
The Ridge Greens/fairways very nice, staff courteous, restaurant closed Mondays
Sunset Whitney Many bare spots around the greens, which trend toward slow and furry
Whitney Oaks Greens an odd combination of soft for approach shots, fast to putt
Woodcreek Overall, green and esthetically pleasing; greens show little effect of aerification two-plus weeks ago, but a bit spongy and not being cropped real short
Aerified last week: Bartley Cavanaugh, Catta Verdera, Plumas Lake
Aerified this week: Bing Maloney
Scheduled to aerify next week: Ancil Hoffman, Antelope Greens, Cordova, Dry Creek
See something we should check out? Call Steve Pajak at (916) 326-5526.
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