The Bee posse's weekly update of the latest in area conditions, bargains, etc.
Course: What you need to know
Cherry Island New FootGolf (soccer + golf) course open daily after noon starting Saturday.
DarkHorse Good shape; some bunkers with large rocks; staff always very courteous.
Diamond Oaks Cooler weather not ideal for recovery from Oct. 15-16 greens aerification.
Empire Ranch Nov. 6, all gross revenue will be donated to Folsom's Twin Lakes Food Bank as part of ClubCorp Charity Classic; gross revenue at Turkey Creek and Teal Bend, also ClubCorp courses, will be donated to the First Tee of Greater Sacramento.
Haggin Oaks MacKenzie's par-3 12th hole will reopen Friday after bunker work complete; course plays at par 72 in interim with the use of a teaching academy hole.
River Oaks Fairways good; greens slow and spongy as usual; some bare spots near greens.
Timber Creek Very good shape throughout with greens excellent.
Wild Wings Greens outstanding; Bermuda fairways beginning to "turn" but still rolling out.
Aerified last week: Lincoln Hills (Orchard), Whitney Oaks, Wildhorse
Aerified this week: Ancil Hoffman
See something we should check out? Call Steve Pajak at (916) 326-5526.