THIS WEEK’S FIELD TIP
Your field has been through a lot this summer. Maybe your season is wrapping up, or maybe you’re hosting some tournaments. Either way, now is the time to show what you got. Your reputation is determined largely by how well your infield skin plays — at least as far as players are concerned. And that’s what really matters, after all. Players will remember if they’re battling bad hops. We have a ton of info available at Groundskeeper U, but some of the best is about nail dragging your infield to restore or retain playability.
Remember this key: when nail dragging, go over the infield twice with your second pattern cutting perpendicular to the first. This cross-cutting will give you a consistently smooth surface — and fewer bad hops. Learn about taking care of your infield skin at the Groundskeeper University lesson Module 104. Infield Skin Game Day Prep: Scarifying the Infield Skin…
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