Wisconsin’s Award-Winning Trappers Turn Golf Club Announces Renovations

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Wisconsin Dells, Wis.  (Oct. 24, 2016) A renovation is underway at Trappers Turn Golf Club that features all new bunkers. In an effort to continuously enhance guest experiences, Trappers Turn has teamed up with Oliphant Golf to renew all greenside bunker complexes for all 27 holes. The renovation includes:
 ·        Bunkers being edged back to their original shape or new dynamic shape
·         The removal of all existing sand to eliminate the contamination of silt and rocks
·         The renewal of a flush line above each bunker that connects to a new drain tile
·         The filling of new sand that is compacted and raked to avoid “fried eggs”
 “The project started last week and is moving along nicely,” says Patrick Steffes, Director of Golf and General Manager at Trappers Turn. “We plan to complete this project before the snow flies to have the best greenside bunkers possible moving forward for our guests to enjoy or to try to avoid!”
 Trappers Turn Golf Club offers an unparalleled adventure for its guests. The award-winning course is masterfully molded to accommodate the needs of golfing enthusiasts by embracing individual characteristics, complementing playability and confronting challenge. The club is continuously looking for ways to improve its members’ and guests’ experiences.  
 Trappers Turn anticipates completing the improvements by November 2016. With ongoing renovations, Trappers Turn is still open for play this fall. For tee times and great fall rates, visit TrappersTurn.com or call 608.253.7000.
 About Trappers Turn
Opened in 1991, Trappers Turn Golf Course is a 27-hole, award-winning golf course in the Wisconsin Dells. Created by two-time U.S. Open Champion Andy North and renowned course designer Roger Packard, Trappers Turn provides first-class amenities including a 30-acre practice facility and golf carts featuring GPS. www.trappersturn.com
 About Oliphant Golf Management
The Oliphant Companies is an industry-leading golf course construction and management company, based in Madison, Wisconsin. Founded by Mike Oliphant in 1996, Oliphant Companies has completed over 200 new golf course and renovation projects across the country, including 12 projects that have been recognized on Golf Digest’s annual list of “Best New” golf courses. In golf course management, Oliphant Companies is known for its results-oriented, common-sense and highly effective approach to golf course maintenance. Simply put, we get more done each day and focus on the things that matter to the golfing customer. The Oliphant Companies team shares resources and expertise to provide uncommon capabilities in both golf course construction and management. For more information, please visit www.oliphantgolf.com.
Oliphant Golf has been working with Trappers Turn since 2014 and previously handled maintenance enhancements for the company.
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Glen Turk is a Wisconsin native who has been the Senior Writer/Editor of Midwest Golfing Magazine since 2006. Besides being an avid golfer, Glen enjoys traveling, music, and cheering on the finest professional sports team of all-time, the Green Bay Packers. Glen’s ultimate golf goal is to play in all fifty states and currently he is more than half way there. His other dream, albeit far-fetched, it to record an ace in all seven states of our distribution area. Thanks to an ace in Illinois in 2015, and one in Michigan in 2016, he has three down, four to go!

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