Much of the Master Plan work completed this year has led to visually dramatic changes. However, the work done on #18 this past week is much more subtle in nature. In the front of the green, the sod was stripped, topsoil removed, mound softened, then topsoil and sod were replaced.
The softened mound in front of #18.
On the left side of the green, the deep basin has been raised 2.5'. When standing in this collection area, you are now close to eye level with the putting surface. While this may make a third shot slightly easier, any pin location on the left side of the green will still be very challenging.
Flags indicate the Bentgrass line which will extend down past the drain basin.