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 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 3rd Feb 2018

Actions undertaken in January

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,
•Removal of whins from the left hand side at the 7th green, ( right side for ladies)
•Ongoing work to renovate or replace the safety netting behind the 3rd and 14th Tees
•Greens were hand cut
•Bunker at left of 5th green under rebuild


February Targeted Jobs,

•Complete the enlargement of the practice area,
•Continue with winter programme to upgrade bunkers, Right Front at the 14th green,
•Continue with the removal of whins at the 7th green to allow a new path to be established leading to the ladies 7th Tee
•Complete replacement of the safety netting behind the 3rd and 14th Tee areas
•Lift the worn Astroturf at end of the gulley road and lay turf and rubber matting
•Relay the path leading to the 6th Tee with turf and rubber matting
•Install new lamp to lamp post

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20.02.2018 07:59
Course closed - Many greens and fairways flooded.
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