As many of us are aware, a Powerful Winter Storm hit California Sunday 2/4/24 causing a substantial amount of damage state wide. Very strong winds caused the downing of trees again here at the course for the second year in a row. We lost 30 trees between mid December & mid January 2022-2023.
We lost another 20+ trees this time where we measured 50-60 MPH gusts. Most of the downed trees were out of play in native areas or walnut shell areas. The only structural damage we experienced was a tree that went over onto the short netting on the left-hand side of the driving range. Wet conditions dident help as we have measured over 3" of rain in the 3 days since 2/1/24. It took us over 4 weeks last year to process and clean up after 30 trees, it will take us at least a couple of weeks to clean up these 20+. Some pictures below.
#18 left-hand side cart path
Further down on #18, closer to green, left-hand side of cart path.
Another on the left-hand side of #18. This one across the left hand driving range net.
Two pretty good sized live oaks in the native area between #11 tee & #12 fairway
This is at the #15 side of the bridge below the tee. Half of it came down last year.
Left - hand side of #16 near the cart path below the green.
#6 tee across the cobble stone wall
Above is a good representation of the 20+ total that are down. We spent all day yesterday, Monday 2/5/24 doing basic cleanup and clearing cart paths so we all can get around the course on Tuesday. Again, I estimate it will take us a couple of weeks to clean all of this up along with routine maintenance.
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