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Irrigation Update/ Spring Maintenances

Irrigation: Last Thursday saw the end of stage 1 of the irrigation update, MJ Abbott made good progress and finish up one green ahead of schedule completing greens and approaches on 1,2,13,9,11,5,and 8. The irrigation team will arrive back on site by midday on Monday 25th February and will start the second stage which ends on the 7/3/13. This stage consist of greens 3,4,6,7 & 12, but as the team are already ahead green 10 may also be...

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Irrigation & Spring Maintenance

This week we finally got some dry spring like weather conditions and with most wet areas starting to dry up and with dry weather forecast for the coming week we should see the end of the buggy ban. Pumping water from these wet areas has prevented large areas being submerged, preventing turf dying off. Lets hope that is the last time we have to use them this season and next!. I think the team are looking forward to the summer! This week also saw...

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Winter Program Completed

Winter Program Completed

All the recent rain has created some severe flooding on the course, namely on 16th and 10th. Last week we had managed to pump out and empty these areas, but with more rain since then they have refilled. Unfortunately as the course is so wet at the moment we have had to bring in a buggy ban which will stay in place until further notice. Please check the club’s website for further updates. In the last week we managed to turf the 15th and...

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Week 12 winter program

  Work began this week on the irrigation update, Roger Davey from Irritech began marking out the position of the new irrigation heads, this can be seen on the ground in blue paint. The position of the heads was marked out using measuring tape, to give a more accurate positioning of the irrigation heads. GPS was then used to mark the positions which will then be loaded into the irrigation computer building up a map of the new system. The...

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