Summer update no.6

The forecast from Monday 10th July is to be unsettled, we wanted to let you know this may result in the verti-cutting, coring, over-seeding and top-dressing programmed taking longer than planned for, however we will endeavour to complete the programme as quickly as...

Aeration work on the greens

As previously advised the green staff will be undertaking aeration work on all the greens from Monday 10th July. This work has been recommended by STRI and is part of our ongoing programme of work to improve the condition of Prestonfield golf course. Whilst this work...

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...

Greens maintenance work & STRI Report (updated)

Following our annual visit from Sports Turf Research Institute (STRI) our Head Greenkeeper Douglas Mackenzie has requested that he would like to undertake additional hollow coring of our greens in July. This is in addition to the hollow coring already done in the...

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...