Golf Course Architecture - Issue 75, January 2024

83 EYEBROW (E.G. BLINDNESS) PROMOTED NMP Golf Construction Darryl Bartlett, senior project manager at NMP, is presenting a seminar on the Renovation Channel on Tuesday 30 January NMP Golf Construction has worked with Rees Jones and his senior designer Steve Weisser on a restoration at Waldorf Astoria Golf Club in Orlando, Florida. The project included greens, where eight inches of organic matter was removed, a new mix introduced, restored closer to their original size with more contours and grassed with TifEagle bermuda. Work also included restoring bunkers, renovating tees for improved shot value and increase length, and revamping the driving range and short-game area. “NMP Golf Construction’s entire crew was first rate and the communication and follow up was ideal,” says Jones. “Everyone involved in the Waldorf Astoria project is happy with the quality and attention to detail of their construction work.” Hunter Industries Booth: 3534 The Hunter Pilot Control Network has been installed at Centro Nacional de Golf in Madrid, Spain. The course had previously relied on a traditional system with complex cabling that posed significant challenges for maintenance and water distribution. Since its installation, the Pilot Control Network has improved irrigation control and efficiency at the club. Developed by Hunter Industries, the system has remained a forefront solution in the golf industry for over a decade. Pilot Command Center Software ensures simple daily adjustments and optimises watering cycles based on turf needs while the wireless UHF communication capabilities simplify installation and troubleshooting. Centro Nacional has gained precise control over each sprinkler on its course, saved water and reinforced its commitment to innovation and sustainability. Hunter has helped Centro Nacional de Golf in Madrid, Spain, to improve its water distribution NMP has handled all construction work for the renovation of Waldorf Astoria course in Florida