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Typically after greens have been aerated, how long does it take for the greens to return to normal?

I am not a greens keeper, but it seems like it usually takes about 5-6 weeks. I would say that it probably has a lot to do on the weather where you play. If it is warm and rainy for instance, I would think that would make the grass grow in faster. Whereas a drought might make it take longer. It's just a temporary annoyance we all have to put up with to have beautiful greens the rest of the year!

I'm never too hard on myself if I don't putt well on freshly aerated greens. Just know in that case, if you struggle on the greens, it's the greens not you.

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