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You may be familiar with the movie Caddyshack in which an inept golf course groundskeeper named Carl humorously battles with a rogue gopher that is wreaking havoc with its tunneling activities. Much like gophers, moles are subterranean creatures that often inhabit golf courses and can do extensive damage with their tunneling and burrowing.
Moles possess hand-like forepaws that make them champion diggers, and they’re capable of breathing underground for long periods of time. The presence of small round molehills on your golf course is a telltale sign of a potential mole problem. While moles are not prolific breeders, as a female mole typically produces only one litter of three or four offspring per year, it only takes a few to create an extensive network of tunnels in… Read More