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Aeration Blues


Apr 18, 2018

Twice a year, golfers have to deal with the dreaded punching and sanding of putting greens. Every golfer’s nightmare is to show up and be told the greens are aerated. Putting is the most important part of golf! If play is hindered so dramatically by this maintenance practice, why is it done? The sh ...

A Trip Down Memory Lane



 Peacock Gap Golf Club is an award winning golf course filled with a rich history of tradition. Being a staple in the Marin County golf community for decades, it is important we remember how Peacock Gap came to be by taking a trip down memory lane. Today’s journey will take us back to April of 1965 ...

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 ...

Daisy Eradication


Mar 29, 2017

Now that Spring has sprung, so too have the Daisy flower. If you've played golf, you've likely encountered the pesky flower and lamented the headache they cause when searching for a golf ball. The white petals make finding a white golf ball rather difficult so Superintendents work tirelessly to erad ...

Greens Aerification Explained


Mar 28, 2017

    The conditions suggest that a quick turn around is in store so the beautiful greens should be back in time for awesome April golf! Read more to understand why we perform the maintenance.

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.