RENOVATIONS

Reid Golf Course

Project Info

Reid Golf Course
Appleton, Wisconsin

www.reidgolfcourse.org

Surrounded by urban development, Reid GC for many years had gathered overflow from the paved streets all around it and ultimately delivered that water into the Lower Fox River. Two problems: First, not enough water was actually making it downstream in an efficient manner, resulting in all sorts of localized flooding. Second, the water that did reach the Fox River did not meet new state standards for water quality. Lohmann Quitno (and engineer AECOM) managed to solve this issue and upgrade several golf course holes at the same time, while still maintaining course character and playability.

Here’s just a few of the details:
The channel passing through the course was naturalized, hugely expanding Reid’s retention capacity by creating four acres of new ponds — or nearly 50 acre-feet of new storage. By creating what is essentially a giant wetland, the ponds act as a giant filtration system that cleans up that storm water as it passes through the course before heading downstream. On the four or five directly affected holes, we rebuilt four greens and the equivalent of four fairways, moving them to maximize spatial relationships and improve risk-reward strategies at the edges of all these new water hazards.

Testimonials

“Comments about the renovation at Westmoor have been overwhelmingly positive and many in the community, who are not members, have expressed their desire to be invited to play. We cannot thank Bob and Todd enough for maintaining their patience for so many years. I am pleased that our companies have such a mutually beneficial relationship and together we have persevered through some difficult challenges to create an outstanding golf facility.”

Joseph C. Coan, CCM
Chief Operating Officer, Westmoor Country Club

"As Golf Course Superintendent at Tippecanoe Lake Country Club, it has been my pleasure to be involved in two major projects with Bob and Todd, both completed on time and at budget. The Lohmann Quitno team is wonderful to work with, and our membership is very pleased with the results. In fact, our membership has grown since the completion of the projects and the excitement has them continuously asking me: ‘What's next?’”

Ronald J. Forks
Golf Course Superintendent, Tippecanoe Lake Country Club

“Like any facility contemplating a project, we had a vision of what we wanted. It takes a talented and focused company to interpret someone else’s vision and provide a product that compliments it exactly. The Lohmann Quitno team has that talent and focus. They provided us with a facility that meets every expectation we laid in front of them and one that we are extremely proud of. The foresight, planning and execution Bob and Todd brought to the table positioned Indian Creek well for many years to come.”

Jim Nedrow GCS
Superintendent, Indian Creek Golf Course

“During the past 25+ years I have worked directly with Bob and Todd at both of our golf facilities on a diverse range of projects. The Lohmann Quitno team has demonstrated a passion and commitment to meeting or exceeding our expectations on each project. They understand the unique challenges that we face at each of our golf facilities and develop solutions that meet player expectations and that are cost effective. They have been a big key to our success!”

Mike Sprouse
Golf Course Superintendent,
Dundee Park District - Randall Oaks and Bonnie Dundee

“Lohmann Quitno and their staff worked very hard to exceed the expectations of our membership resulting in the largest grounds project at Fort Wayne Country Club in recent history. We could not be happier with the leadership provided by Bob and staff for the concept, design and follow through.”

Brian C. Chalifoux
Golf Course Superintendent, Fort Wayne Country Club

“The work that we have accomplished to date has been extremely well received by our members. Our board of directors, golf course superintendent, and I are so happy with our working experience with Todd that we are now preparing to embark on a complete long-term master plan for the entire facility. We eagerly look forward to a continued partnership with Lohmann Quitno.”

Jim Buonaiuto
General Manager, Rye Golf Club

Testimonials

“Comments about the renovation at Westmoor have been overwhelmingly positive and many in the community, who are not members, have expressed their desire to be invited to play. We cannot thank Bob and Todd enough for maintaining their patience for so many years. I am pleased that our companies have such a mutually beneficial relationship and together we have persevered through some difficult challenges to create an outstanding golf facility.”

Joseph C. Coan, CCM
Chief Operating Officer, Westmoor Country Club

"As Golf Course Superintendent at Tippecanoe Lake Country Club, it has been my pleasure to be involved in two major projects with Bob and Todd, both completed on time and at budget. The Lohmann Quitno team is wonderful to work with, and our membership is very pleased with the results. In fact, our membership has grown since the completion of the projects and the excitement has them continuously asking me: ‘What's next?’”

Ronald J. Forks
Golf Course Superintendent, Tippecanoe Lake Country Club

“Like any facility contemplating a project, we had a vision of what we wanted. It takes a talented and focused company to interpret someone else’s vision and provide a product that compliments it exactly. The Lohmann Quitno team has that talent and focus. They provided us with a facility that meets every expectation we laid in front of them and one that we are extremely proud of. The foresight, planning and execution Bob and Todd brought to the table positioned Indian Creek well for many years to come.”

Jim Nedrow GCS
Superintendent, Indian Creek Golf Course

“During the past 25+ years I have worked directly with Bob and Todd at both of our golf facilities on a diverse range of projects. The Lohmann Quitno team has demonstrated a passion and commitment to meeting or exceeding our expectations on each project. They understand the unique challenges that we face at each of our golf facilities and develop solutions that meet player expectations and that are cost effective. They have been a big key to our success!”

Mike Sprouse
Golf Course Superintendent,
Dundee Park District - Randall Oaks and Bonnie Dundee

“Lohmann Quitno and their staff worked very hard to exceed the expectations of our membership resulting in the largest grounds project at Fort Wayne Country Club in recent history. We could not be happier with the leadership provided by Bob and staff for the concept, design and follow through.”

Brian C. Chalifoux
Golf Course Superintendent, Fort Wayne Country Club

“The work that we have accomplished to date has been extremely well received by our members. Our board of directors, golf course superintendent, and I are so happy with our working experience with Todd that we are now preparing to embark on a complete long-term master plan for the entire facility. We eagerly look forward to a continued partnership with Lohmann Quitno.”

Jim Buonaiuto
General Manager, Rye Golf Club

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Marengo, IL 60152

(815) 923-3400

blohmann@lohmann.com

tquitno@lohmann.com

18250 Beck Road
Marengo, IL 60152

(815) 923-3400

blohmann@lohmann.com

tquitno@lohmann.com

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