Greens Report - 7th Nov 2018

Actions undertaken in October

• The new screen fence beside the small greenkeepers shed has been completed,
• All summer course signs have been removed and put into storage
• Winter Tee mats have all been placed on the top of the main Tee where possible
• The crumbling right hand bunker beside the 1st green has been excavated ready for rebuild
• Large amount of top soil has been screened ready for course maintenance and bunker re-building works
• Tineing of fairways is continuing
• Winter course has been set up and is now in operation



November Targeted Jobs,

• The last two shell paths to be upgraded, one at the second Tee and the path beside the tenth are to be attended to,
• White line marking needs to be redone to the carparks
• Drain upgrade plan has still to be completed
• Complete the rebuild of the bunker at the right hand side of the 1st green, (this will be completed with a rolled in face style),
• Drainage channel behind the 2nd green to be re-shaped and levelled to allow the grass length to be maintained at surround height.
• Continue to tine the fairways (this process will take at least another 3-4 weeks)
• Area of rough banking at the front of the 5th fairway will be tidied up with top soil and partly re-turfed,
• The areas on the main tees where the winter mats were dug in will be re-turfed to allow them to recover in readiness for next summer season,
• Tine all the greens to allow aeration and drainage
• Excavate and repair the drain leading from the Kitchen to the foul water outlet ( the drain is blocked and looks to have collapsed at the edge of the slope to the front of the clubhouse),
• Build new winter Tee beside the access path leading down to the 1st Tee

Greens Report - 11th Dec 2018

Actions undertaken in November

• The rebuild of the right hand bunker beside the 1st green has been completed with a roll-in type facing
• The screening of top soil is continuing with a large amount being required for on-course maintenance and bunker re-builds
• Tineing of fairways has continued throughout the month.
• A new drain has been laid leading from the rear of the 17th green to join into the leader drain which runs from the car park
• A new drain has been laid leading from the front of the 3rd green down through a wet area to the right of the 3rd fairway to help alleviate wet problems in that area.
• The shell path between the Tees at the 10th has been excavated as part of the upgrade, the area will be re-turfed and over-laid with rubber mating
• Work has begun to reshape the drainage channel behind the 2nd green to allow for improved and more effective maintenance
• Areas on the Tees which previously had winter mats installed have been re-turfed as necessary
• The collapsed drain leading from the kitchen area to the septic tank has been rebuilt and re-instated,
• A new drain has been laid from the corner of the path at the front of the clubhouse to join into a main course drain
• Fungicide spraying on the greens has been carried out as part of routine disease control.



December Targeted Jobs,

• Complete the path upgrade at the 10th tee
• White line marking needs to be redone to the carparks
• Complete the rebuild of the bunker at the left side of the 2nd green, (this will be completed with a rolled in face style),
• Complete the drainage channel rebuild behind the 2nd green
• Complete the tine process of the fairways (this will take at least another 2-3 weeks)
• Area of rough banking at the front of the 5th fairway still has to be tidied up with top soil and re-turfed as necessary,
• Build a new winter Tee beside the access path leading down to the 1st Tee
• There are some winter maintenance and repairs to be carried out indoors when the weather dictates

The drainage programme is now all but complete with all the main leaders having been laid, there may be some small areas to add onto the programme as the need arises,

Greens Report - 8th Jan 2019

Ivan Groundwater - Signing Off


Actions undertaken in December
• The screening of top soil is continuing with a large amount being required for on-course maintenance and bunker re-builds
• Tineing of some fairways continued throughout the month.
• The rebuild of the bunker at the left side of the 2nd green has been completed with a rolled in face and is now complete,
• The new winter Tee beside the access path leading down to the 1st Tee has been completed and is
• General maintenance to greens equipment has continued,
• The shell path between the Tees at the 10th has been excavated as part of the upgrade, the area will be re-turfed and over-laid with rubber mating
• The drainage channel behind the 2nd green has been rebuilt and re-turfed , this job is now complete,


January Targeted Jobs,
• Complete the path upgrade with turf and rubber mating at the 10th tee
• White line marking needs to be redone to the carparks
• Complete the tine process of the fairways (this will take at least another 2-3 weeks)
• Rebuild the right hand bunker and the bunker surround at the right side of the 15th Green, this will also have a roll in face style
• The area surrounding the redundant bunker to the right side of the 13 green will be excavated to allow the area to be levelled out
• The unsightly banking area to the right side of the 3rd green to be excavated and re-turfed,
• Area of rough banking at the front of the 5th fairway still has to be tidied up with top soil and re-turfed as necessary,
• There are some winter maintenance and repairs to be carried out indoors when the weather dictates


The drainage programme is now all but complete with all the main leaders having been laid, there may be some small areas to add onto the programme as the need arises,


Ivan Groundwater

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