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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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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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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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on Tue September 12, 2017

June's Greenkeeping Report

Hi everybody and welcome to my June Greens Report.

I sat and chatted over a coffee in the clubhouse with Gordon last Wednesday and herein is a summary of the present situation with our course.

1. Previous items:

a). The temporary repair to the pond liner is holding well. Permanent solution, (a new liner), is still planned for early Autumn

b). The new, 660 gallons/hour pump, to bring water up…

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on Tue September 12, 2017

May's Greenkeeping Report

Hi everybody and welcome to my first Greens Report.

I spent a wonderful morning with Gordon, Craig and James last Friday discussing all aspects of their craft and the long term plans that Gordon has for our course. I have asked the Captain to allow me a 5 minute talking slot at Tuesday's meeting so that I can pass on some insight into his work, watering policy and the future…

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