LaBar Golf Collaborated On Major Undertaking At Shinnecock

In 2019, the USDA mandated that the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Long Island, NY needed to narrow their recently widened fairways after the course was renovated by LaBar Golf Renovations.

With the cooperation of the club, the grass was removed and replanted about 200 miles away in Woodstown, New Jersey. LaBar Golf Renovations spent six days cutting and rolling up grass to put on a flatbed and bring it to New Jersey, while they also unloaded the new grass and planted it. The grass on the course was replaced with about 90,000 to 100,000 square feet of fescue grass that was grown by Delea Sod.

“The U.S. Open really is, we consider, golf’s ultimate test,” said Mike Davis, the CEO of the USGA, “and accuracy needed to play a bigger role in that.”

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