by Secretary

on Tue November 14, 2017

November's Greenkeeping Report

Welcome to my November Greens Report.
A short report this month.
Gordon has now returned from a well-deserved holiday to continue with the publicised Winter maintenance program. Having played in the final Seniors match last Thursday and the WAGS this afternoon, Nov 8th, I must congratulate Craig and Jamie on the fantastic work they have continued in Gordon’s absence. The greens are as true and fast as ever; Some…

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by Secretary

on Wed October 11, 2017

October's Greenkeeping Report

Greens Report October 2017
Welcome to my October Greens Report.
As those of you who have been playing our course over the last couple of weeks will have seen, Gordon and his team are now well into the Winter Maintenance programme which is already paying dividends.
All greens, tees and surrounds have now been cored, seeded, dressed and sprayed, (against weeds and worms).
All greens have…

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by Secretary

on Tue September 12, 2017

September's Greenkeeping Report

Greens Report September 2017
Welcome to my September Greens Report.
Speaking with Gordon this week he has presented me with his Winter Maintenance programme which I will summarize for you below.
September 14, (post Pro-Am): Core, seed and dress greens. This process will be repeated 3 or 4 times before next Spring using a new, improved 90:10 Top Dressing.
6 Week Intervals: Verti-drain all greens. (Verti-draining is basically putting…

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by Secretary

on Tue September 12, 2017

August's Greenkeeping Report

Greens Report August 2017
Welcome to my August Greens Report.
I have had long and meaningful discussions with Gordon over the last week as regards his requirements for replacement machinery. I will try and summarize below in order that all committee members have time to digest and consider this information prior to August’s committee meeting, whether present or not.
Our Greens cutter, a Toro 3250 is now 16 years…

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by Secretary

on Tue September 12, 2017

July's Greenkeeping Report

Hi everybody, and welcome to my July Greens report.

1. Previous items:

a). The new, larger volume, water pump has now been fitted. After an initial teething problem, identified by the company as an internal wiring and sensor snag, it is rectified, working extremely well and providing plenty of water up to the pond to cope with any required course irrigation.

b). Car park strimming and club house weeding, although…

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