Greens Report 8th Jan 2018

Actions undertaken in December

As with last month with the weather conditions and the enforced closure of the course there has been limited activity on the course, we took the opportunity to use up outstanding holidays along with the seasonal closedown,

• Some further green keeping equipment has been serviced,
• The remaining on-course benches have been re-painted
• The rusted lamp post at the clubhouse has been removed and a new one installed
• Repair work to the left hand bunker at the 10th green has been completed,
• Removal of whins from the left hand side at the 7th green, ( right side for ladies )
• The gully road surface has now been completed,


This Months Targeted Jobs, (now very much weather dependant)

• Complete the enlargement of the practice area,
• Continue with winter programme to upgrade bunkers, next on the list is Right Front at the 14th green,
• Service equipment during inclement weather,
• Continue with the removal of whins at the 7th green to allow a new path to be established leading to the ladies 15th Tee
• Install new lamp to lamp post,


Greens Report - 5th Dec 2017

Actions undertaken in November

With the weather enforced closure of the course there has been limited activity on the course

• Approx. 250 tonnes of top soil delivered and stockpiled in the bunds and gully available for future use
• Some green keeping equipment serviced
• Most of the course benches have been re-painted
• The greens have all been hand cut due to the softness of the greens and the slippery conditions on the course being unsuitable for the greens mowers
• The water damage to the newly rebuilt greenside bunker at the 3rd has been re-instated
• Drain on the 18th fairway re-instated


This Months Targeted Jobs,

• Carry out a survey with a contractor of the remaining drains not attended to last season (possibly now to go into the spring programme)
• Complete the enlargement of the practice area (weather dependant)
• Continue with winter programme to upgrade bunkers
• Service equipment during inclement weather

There is very sparse greenkeeper cover over the festive break and very little on-course work is planned for that time


Ivan Groundwater


Greens Report - 7th Nov 2017

Actions undertaken in October

• Grass cutting on fairways and greens continued well into the month, with the cold weather we should see growth return to a minimum and more time being available to spent on winter upgrade
• Some repairs carried out on the drain on the right of the 18th fairway
• Continue with the enlargement of the practice area surround to create a better pitching area
• Course set up for winter play all signs removed and mats replaced and re-sited where necessary
• track in front of the 12th Tee filled and seeded
• The path leading from the 14th tee has been cleaned down but will need an upgrade to prevent re-occurrence

This Months Targeted Jobs,

• Carry out a survey with a contractor of the remaining drains not attended to last season
• Complete the enlargement of the practice area
• Begin the winter programme to upgrade bunkers
• Service equipment during inclement weather
• Complete the repair to the drain at the 18th

Ivan Groundwater

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