7th: How To Calibrate a Backpack Sprayer? – Spray Calibration part II

06.08.17 | Thursday | Seventh day of internship We did the calibration of Walking Boom Sprayer and 24 gallon tank sprayer yesterday. Related post: How To Calibrate a Walking Boom Sprayer Today, we calibrated the backpack sprayer.  Kuya Roque showed me the proper way to use the backpack sprayer.  And I tried it too! Good… Continue reading 7th: How To Calibrate a Backpack Sprayer? – Spray Calibration part II

6th: How To Calibrate a Walking Boom Sprayer? – Spray Calibration part I

06.07.17 | Wednesday | Sixth day of internship  I asked Kuya Roque if I can observe and help him with the Fertilizer Spray Calibration. Importance of Spray Calibration  Improper calibration may cause poor pest control, environmental contamination, injury to the desires turf, and unnecessary expenditures for chemicals.  Calibration of the Walking Boom Sprayer Materials needed:… Continue reading 6th: How To Calibrate a Walking Boom Sprayer? – Spray Calibration part I

5th: How to Collect Soil Samples in a Golf Course? – Soil Sampling

06.06.17 | Tuesday | Fifth day of internship  I experienced one of the biggest challenges in my life today! I thought it will be my usual day but it changed when the superintendent gave some ziplock bags and a soil probe to do soil sampling. He also asked me to get a rental cart from… Continue reading 5th: How to Collect Soil Samples in a Golf Course? – Soil Sampling

4th: Fertilizers part I

06.05.17 | Monday | Fourth day of internship My objectives on the Fertilizer Training of my internship: Be familiarized with the grades and types of fertilizers used; Formulate fertilizer rates and plan the frequency and timing of fertilizer application and; Learn the proper handling and storage of fertilizers and record keeping. I was assigned to be… Continue reading 4th: Fertilizers part I

3rd: Saw a billionaire today! – Course set-up Part II

06.03.17 | Friday | Third day of internship I was cutting it close. I decided to go to work on 6:00 am. The shuttle service leaves on 5:30 for the 6 am shift. I arrived at 5:28. Almost late. Although the manager told me that I can come to work anytime I want, I still… Continue reading 3rd: Saw a billionaire today! – Course set-up Part II

2nd: How do they put holes in a golf course? – Course Set-up Part I 

06.02.17 | Friday | Second day of internship My objectives for the course set-up training of my internship: 1. To learn about golf course set-up and; 2. To be out in the field and gain more hands on experience. Course set-up It’s the second day of my internship! Kind of pumped up because this is… Continue reading 2nd: How do they put holes in a golf course? – Course Set-up Part I 

1st day: Intern at a Golf Course

06.01.17 | Thursday | First day of internship I was accepted as a Golf Course Maintenance Intern at The Country Club in Canlubang, Laguna, Philippines. My objectives and expectations on this internship: 1. Apply the theories I learned about turfgrass and learn practical knowledge on golf course management; 2. It will be a fun and… Continue reading 1st day: Intern at a Golf Course