Contact Information

Soldiers Field Golf Course
244 Soldiers Field SW
Rochester, MN  55902 (Map)

Phone:  507-281-6176

Course Maintenance

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Soldiers Field Golf Course Maintenance:
During Active Growing Season

Putting Greens:
Grass type: Predominantly Bentgrass
Height of cut: 129/1,000”
Frequency of Maintenance:
                *  Cut 4 times/week 
                *  Rolled 3 times/week

Machinery used for maintenance: Toro Greens Master (2) and Superior Hydraulic Rollers (1)

Desired Stimpmeter*  Speed: 9’ – 9 1/2’ 
         * A stimpmeter is a bar that releases a golf ball down the bar at a specified angle. Roll is measured both uphill and downhill and averaged into a stimpmeter speed. 

Fairways:
Grass type:  Predominantly Bluegrass
Height of cut:  3/4”
Frequency of cut: 3 times/week
Machinery used for maintenance: Reelmaster 7 unit mower (1)

Tee Boxes:
Grass Type: Predominantly Bluegrass
Height of cut: 5/8”
Frequency of cut: 4 times/week
Machinery used: Toro Greens Master

Rough: 
Grass type: Predominantly Bluegrass
Height of cut: 2”
Frequency of cut: 1 time/week.
Machinery used for maintenance:  Toro Groundsmaster Rotary (2)

Sand Bunkers:
Angular sand from local quarry, maintained to a depth of 4”-5”.
Machinery used: Toro Sand Pro (1)

Tree Population:
35% ash (predominantly white ash)
35% spruce

Remaining population consists of white pine, hackberry, cherry, locust, flowering crab, lindens, silver maple, sugar maple, basswood, cottonwood.