The two before photos that demonstrate the nearly 2 feet of sand that have accumulated
during the 16-year life of the practice bunker.
The first step is to remove the old sand.
Removing the sod proved to be a bigger challenge than anticipated.
We rolled the sod and saved it for later.
Found the drainage!
It's always nice to have a good leader. Dr. Jason Lewis will be missed as I enjoyed our time sharing golf stories, Kansas State wins and losses, and working to provide opportunities for students.
Aha! We new the original grade was there somewhere.
Newly installed drainage and decomposed granite.
Let's put the puzzle back together
Ready for sand!
Final prep and watering the sod (have you ever seen such a blue sky?)
Finished product that will be beautiful in a few weeks. We could have used new sod, but waste not want not is our motto. We filled the stressed and dry areas with compost and seed mixture from our Zero Waste site and the germination was perfect!