Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Thursday, June 4, 2015 Goodwin Park, Keney Park on Course for Stunning Revival

Hartford municipals Goodwin Park, Keney Park on course for stunning revival -

In the South End, Goodwin Park GC is open and fully-operational as a playable, but challenging 27-hole daily-fee facility.

To the north, Keney Park GC is undergoing a massive renovation with plans to open nine of its 18 holes this summer and the rest a month later.

"This has all been a team effort, the city has rallied around this . . . and we have great momentum,'' said Tom Baptist, who is responsible for day-to-day oversight of golf operations as superintendent of Public Works in Hartford.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Segarra Touts Investments, Growth In State Of City Speech

Hartford Courant article, here.

...Instead, Segarra focused on long-term investments in all corners of the city, from $700,000 to rehabilitate the Goodwin Park golf course in the South End to a proposed $68 million in this year's capital improvement budget toward future renovations at M.L. King School in north Hartford...

Monday, January 19, 2015

Landscaping and Winter Clean-up

The absence of the snow allowed DPW to finish up leaf removal with several crews working throughout the park in December and early January to get the task completed.  More recently crews turned their attention to the wooded areas of the park including sections of the golf course.  Trees that are damaged or diseased are being cut down.  Underbrush and fallen trees are being removed along Ridge Road.  A few trees have been removed from the golf course in order to improve some greens and fairways in the important effort of revitalizing the golf course.  All of the work is being completed under the direction of an arborist.