"It was an over-application of weed treatment or something similar. I don't know the details, but the suggestion is that the groundstaff made an error in trying to prepare the course for our busy season ..."
This happens sometimes with dreadul consequences if putting greens are involved.
No doubt there is an internal audit happening on procedures at the Greenkeepers facility.
If not, there should be.
Greens are fine, it was only on the fairways. The jungle drums sound like people have been given strong words.