Summer update no.5

A quick reminder that the summer hollow coring and over-seeding will commence on Monday 10th July (weather permitting).  This will unfortunately require a number of temporary greens to be used while the green staff carry out this operation.  The temporary greens will...

Summer update no.4

The recent heavy wet weather days has again proven the benefit of a good fairway drainage system with the fairways coping very well with the high rainfall we experienced this week.  However, the greens have had a mixed reaction with most coping very well with only 2...

Summer update no.3

Unfortunately once again we have reached that time of year when the grass begins to seed, which does have an impact on the roll of the ball on the greens, although as always, at this time, we are lightly verti-cutting and using the groomer units on the greens machines...

Summer update no.2

Some good news with regards to the irrigation system, we have managed to find and repair the fault in the control board, enabling the system to become fully operation once again.  Therefore overnight and early morning watering can now being carried out fully...

Spring/Summer update no.1

The cold/dry weather that has continued for the last six weeks is beginning to have an effect on some areas around the course with cracks and fissures beginning to appear.  With no rain forecast in the next few days, it may be necessary to put out hoses and sprinklers...