Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Asphalt Sealcoating on the Cart Paths

So long as the weather holds out this week, our staff will begin to apply asphalt sealcoat to the cart paths throughout the course.  Fresh sealcoat is essential to the preventative maintenance of the paths in addition to making the course look better.

One of the major benefits to sealcoating is when applied properly, it can extend the life of blacktop to well over 15 years by protecting it from UV degradation.  Also, the sealcoat fills in small cracks that if left unmaintained, would get larger and damage large sections of pavement.  And lastly, there is no question that it just makes the paths look better and maintained.
Sealcoat is applied by hand through a spray wand.
We will have to reroute cart traffic while we are applying the sealer.  Please be patient as there will be times that we need to reroute cart traffic around entire golf holes.  This will happen in areas that we have bridge crossings like on #10, #14, #16, #17, etc.  However, we will do these areas when it will least interfere with golf play.

300 gallon asphalt spray tank and pump.
I thank everyone for your patience while we work to improve your golf course.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at any time.