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Course Condition for June 8


Jun 08, 2017

Warm weather means LONG DRIVES. Come to Peacock Gap now to test out that new driver. Our greens are rolling true and fairways are in beautiful condition. Greens are rolling at 9.6 on the Stimpmeter. Fairways lush but firm, allowing generous roll. Warm weather is here to stay and the sun is out. Reme ...

Course Condition for May 22


May 22, 2017

April Showers & May Flowers Warm weather means LONG DRIVES. Come to Peacock Gap now to test out that new driver. Our greens are rolling true and fairways are in beautiful condition. Greens are rolling at 10.5 on the stimp meter. Remember, when you play Peacock Gap you can take advantage of our high ...

Course Condition Report; Carts Back On Fairways


Mar 14, 2017

With so much March fun upcoming, it’s time to dust the clubs off and march to Peacock Gap. The rain has been much of the story but with rain comes greenery. The mowing has commenced and the smell of cut grass is emanating from 333 Biscayne Drive. Carts are now permitted to return to fairways and whi ...

Whats In The Bag?


Mar 04, 2017


Aerial Photo Of China Camp State Park


Mar 02, 2017

1955 Aerial photo of China Camp State Park. In 1844, the Spanish granted much of the land that now comprises the park to Timothy Murphy, an Irish settler who became mayor of San Rafael. Following the United States takeover of California in 1846, Murphy lost most of his land and the property came int ...

Historic Aerial Photo Of Peacock Gap Site


Mar 02, 2017

This aerial photo taken in 1955 features the eventual site of Peacock Gap Golf Club. Taken from high above China Camp in San Rafael, Ca, in the distance the Richmond-San Rafael bridge is still under construction.  

Completed Sand Trap On Hole #16


Feb 28, 2017

#16 sand bunker after restoration. New drain pipe and fabric installation to increase the drains ability to move water out of the bunker after winter storms. 

Golf Course Improvements


Feb 07, 2017

During 2017, our course maintenance team will be restoring sand traps which will include drain repair, and installation of new sand. In this picture, all of the old sand has been removed from #16 green-side sand trap. It's now ready for a layer of drain protecting fabric, then new sand. Stay tuned f ...

Beautiful Day at Peacock Gap


Jan 18, 2017

Rainfall is a welcome sight for many. Golf course operators would prefer it to fall between the hours of 8 pm and 6 am while Superintendents will take it whenever they can. Golfers would just assume 75 and sunny will do at all times. Anyway you dice it, 2016 and 2017 have brought much needed rain to ...

How to break 90


Jun 08, 2016

Top 5 ways to break 90 this summer   #5- Don’t fight your slice! I look up and down the driving range tee daily and see many players working to eliminate the slice from their driver. While it makes perfect sense to work on the ball flight that you covet, the golf course is not the best place to work ...