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Winter Program Update

It’s been a busy few weeks on the course with the winter program in full swing,  October’s  projects are coming along nicely with good germination of the hydro-seeding on the practice area and the new mounding on the 10th. The construction of the 3 new bunkers on the 10th were also completed this week, i think the team have done an exceptional job in some pretty awful weather!. The new 3rd tees are also starting to take...

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Winter program / Spring maintenance

After a truly wet but mild winter we are starting to dry out at last. Record rainfall over the past couple of months lead to water standing on areas of the course resulting in the course closure on many occasions.  Mild weather also brought its own challenges with almost the same amount of growth as in the summer. The team was kept busy keeping the surfaces cut while working on the winter program. The rough around the course has already...

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Winter Program

The winter program is progressing well although we had quite a few delays on turf  arriving from the UK owing to either bad weather or sailings from the uk being cancelled (imagine that!). The team has worked hard to keep projects on schedule and this year’s winter program is almost complete with just a small amount outstanding. Completed projects: : 9th Tee and 9th fairway mounding : 10th Tee : 11th Greenside R/H Bunker : 17th Greenside...

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Winter Maintenance

Over the last couple of weeks we have seen some changeable temperatures in the weather. Feeling like spring has finally arrived to the very next day putting back on winter clothing! This has created very little  growth on the playing surfaces. Greens: Last week spring over seeding took place and the team worked hard and completed all greens within 3 days. As temperatures rise the seed will start to germinate and the surfaces will start to fill...

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Winter Maintenance

  We are progressing well with our winter program with a great deal of work already been completed such as the path along the first fairway seawall, pathway from the bottom putting green, pathway from 16th to 17th Tees, new bunkers at the 9th Green and approach. Tree and gorse management has also taken place on 10th, 11th, 8th, 9th, 14th and 16th holes. Current Winter Works: Presently we are working on the mens 13th tee re-leveling and...

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Winter Program & Irrigation Update 4

Happy New Year from the Greenkeeping team. The year begins with the Irrigation Team back on site and with the Irrigation shed Construction team also on site it’s a very busy start to the new year. I’m pleased to report a male and female Cirl Bunting were spotted on Saturday morning below the 8th Tee looking fit and healthy which is a good sign that they might nest in the spring. Irrigation: MJ Abbott have completed main line and...

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