Bunker update

The left side bunker revealed many a surprise as we removed the massive amounts of old sand.

LS 16 tree roots

LS 16 large tree roots

16 LS bunker old pipe

And we are not the first ones to work in this bunker as we discovered an old obsolete drain line.

16 LS bunker old drainge

With all the old sand removed, we are now ready to reshape the bunker. I have consult with Wayne Morrison, he is an William Flynn historian, who concurred with me that the original bunker was much shorter and wider back in the day. So my plans are to restore the bunker back, as close as possible, to its original design using the aerial photos from the 1930’s that you see hanging in the grill room. Doing so will also provide better surface drainage and wider egress to and from the rear of the green.

 

 

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