Top dressing for success

2016-02-03T09:51:28+00:00 By |Categories: Fun Facts, On the Green|Tags: |

You may notice from time to time a silvery sheen on our greens. In fact, you will notice it at all the best courses in Hawaii. As some of you may know, that sheen is evidence that the superintendent has applied a light sand topdressing. Many mistake this for a heavy maintenance procedure. But trust [...]

WHY AERATE?

2017-02-28T21:12:14+00:00 By |Categories: Fun Facts, On the Green|Tags: , |

You’re golfing at your favorite track at one of Hawaii’s top courses. The greens are rolling great. The reads are true and the speed is constant. Triumphant, you enter the club house after the best putting day you have had in months. Then you see it. “Closed for aeration next week Tuesday and Wednesday” As [...]

PRICE OF GOLF…IS IT WORTH THE EXPERIENCE?

2015-10-23T21:01:43+00:00 By |Categories: Fun Facts, Off the Fairway|Tags: , |

I bowl twice a week. Two leagues. Two different nights. I know. It’s a bit of a throwback. But Glen (our assistant pro here at Ewa Beach Golf Club) and I decided to try it a couple years ago, and now we’re hooked. It does not cost as much as golf in Hawaii. A $200 [...]

SMARTPHONES…TO APP OR NOT TO APP

2017-02-28T21:12:14+00:00 By |Categories: Fun Facts|Tags: , , |

In my day, there was some actual work involved before you could swing a club. Need a reservation? Better call the golf course. Need a yardage? Better find a sprinkler head. Want to know how Tiger is doing at Pebble Beach? Better wait till the 19th puka. Maybe it’s just because I’m 28 but man, [...]

FUN FACTS ABOUT EWA BEACH

2017-02-28T21:12:14+00:00 By |Categories: Fun Facts|Tags: , , |

There are approximately 11 golf courses on the Ewa side of the island, depending on where you draw the line. Some of which can be considered some of the best courses on Oʻahu (yes, we do include ourselves in that one). Six are in Ewa Beach alone. Yet Ewa Beach Golf Club is one of [...]