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More Aeration on Greens
MICRO HOLLOW CORING Following on from the maintenance work carried out in September, which included verti-draining and solid tining, further aeration in the form of micro hollow coring is being carried out on the greens. This form of aeration (hollow coring...

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Greens Management Notice Board
The winter works programme for the golf course is now available to view on the Greens management notice board which is situated in the link corridor in the clubhouse. The document outlines winter projects that will be carried out on the golf course, commenc...

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Catching up with winter projects
The high rainfall over the winter period has delayed winter project works at the golf club, especially work involving earth moving. The green-staff have been busy over the last couple of weeks now that the soil profile has dried out a little. A 3.5 tonne ex...

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development of three practice pitching Greens
The main project on the golf course this winter has been the development of three practice pitching Greens on the short practice ground. The project was originally planned to be completed by Christmas but the heavy rainfall this winter has delayed work. At ...

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Cut and collection of rough land areas
The photograph above shows the rough land area around the pond situated in front of the 9th Tee. The grass land has been mown and the arisings collected up. As part of the winter work other rough land areas around the golf course will have the same treatmen...

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Development of new short game practice area
Work has now commenced on the development of a three Green short game practice area on the bottom practice ground. The main goal is to build three Greens, one at 200 sq m and two at 150 sq m in size. The contouring of the Greens will create a wide range of ...

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Maintenance work to Greens 3, 4 and 6
In an attempt to improve the drainage rates on Greens 3, 4 and 6 extra aeration and sand dressing has been carried out. The profile of these Greens is made up of a finer soil texture than others on the course and do not naturally drain as fast. For example ...

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Autumn maintenance work to Tees
Following on from last weeks Greens maintenance the main Teeing grounds have had some maintenance carried out to them. All Tees have been double verti-cut followed by a single mow at 8mm height of cut. The new root zone constructed Tees were then verti-drai...

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Greens maintenance week 14th to 18th Sept
The maintenance work on the Greens  has gone to plan this year with the help of favourable weather. All Greens have been treated with the following: Verti-cut (two passes) Single mow at 3.5mm height of cut. Sand dressing involving three dressings over the w...

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Contract verti-drain on fairways
For the third year in a row "Worth draining" contractors have carried out verti-draining across the fairways and walkways carrying out 50 hours of aeration over a three day period during maintenance week. Two verti-drains are used using 25mm solid tines to ...
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