North Carolina is home to some of the most beautiful golf courses in the country. Charlotte, Greensboro and Pinehurst have all been hosts to many of golf’s most prestigious championships and tournaments, making our state a main contender when it comes to choosing a site for an upcoming event. This time, Old Chatham was selected […]
We recently updated our sand trap care method to the Better Billy Bunker System. Take a look at the process!
Staying up to date with innovative and environmentally sound maintenance practices is one key to upholding Old Chatham as one of the finest maintained private golf clubs in the Southeast. Each year we improve the playing conditions at Old Chatham, and have gained national reputation as a championship course, earning the honor of hosting the […]
Over that last 5 years we have been experimenting with various processes and products to color our driving range fairways during the dormant season. In early December we will implement the coloring of our fairways and approaches on the golf course. This is an expansion of the colorant program we have used on our greens over […]
At Old Chatham we own 403 acres and of that, 127 acres are maintainable turf (tees, fairways, rough and greens) and another 70 acres are pine straw which gives us almost 200 acres of maintainable area. In 2012 we started to reduce the acres that we maintain with the native grasses such as Pink and […]
October 8th was one of those gorgeous North Carolina fall nights that Old Chatham members feel are best appreciated on the golf course –75 degrees with a clear blue sky. On this particular night, about 50 Old Chatham members and their guests were treated to something only a club like Old Chatham can offer – […]
John Marino, Head Golf Professional, PGA, provides tips on how to chip it close.
Old Chatham showed off the excellence of its No. 1 ranked green complexes and overall course conditioning in a highly unusual way recently, with three holes-in-one in one day. What made this even more impressive is that the course was set up for the final day of the Club Championship with tough hole locations. The […]
Sir Nick Faldo warned Tiger Woods that if he does not adjust his swing, his golfing career will come to an end soon. According to this report, Faldo said: “There is a lot of torque on his back with his swing at the moment. Adam Scott used to try to copy Tiger, but Tiger should […]
The quality of the golf course and golf course maintenance are the highest priority at Old Chatham, who achieved the honor of being the #1 ranked golf course and having the #1 ranked green complexes in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill Triangle region in 2014. To achieve and maintain this top ranking takes a lot […]