Superintendent's Corner

The course Superintendent is Todd Schmitz.

Certifications


Phillips Park Golf Course has currently obtained the following Audubon Sanctuary Program certifications:
  • Environmental Planning
  • Water Conservation
  • Water Quality Management
  • Wildlife and Habitat Management
The 2 remaining certifications that Phillips Park Golf Course are working towards obtaining:
  • Chemical Use Reduction and Safety
  • Outreach and Education
Look for information this year at our Audubon Information Center in the clubhouse for those of you looking for ways you can help in this process. Coming soon is the Annual Bird Watch. This tends to be a good time to take a bird inventory at the golf course as they return for a new season.

2009 Certified Audubon Golf Course


The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Course is an award winning education and certification program that helps golf courses protect our environment and preserve the natural heritage of the game of golf. By helping people enhance the valuable natural areas and wildlife habitats that golf courses provide, improve efficiency, and minimize potentially harmful impacts of golf operations, the program serves as vital resource for golf courses.
Audubon International Logo

Controlled Burns


During the month of March we conduct controlled burns to our native grass areas on the golf course. This is a process that requires a permit along with favorable weather and wind conditions. This process tends to knock back weed populations and clean up any dead plant matter and return it back to the soil.
Man Doing Controlled Burnings