Golf Course Frost Delays

Golf Course Frost Delays

When temperatures drop overnight causing frost to form on the fairways and putting greens we choose to implement a ‘Frost Delay.’ When the golf course runs a frost delay it normally pushes back all the tee times until the ground has warmed up enough for the frost to melt.   Reasons for Golf Course Frost Delay We’re coming into that frosty time of year here in Upstate New York. Although golf course turf is normally resilient to traffic, when ice crystals form inside the plants, they become brittle and vulnerable to damage. If frost on the course is ignored and…

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