Extremely busy week on the course, especially due to some of the staff using the last of their holidays.
cold dry weather has really dried things up, to the extent that we have
had to water some of the new bunker turf. It's the northerly winds
which really reduce moisture levels in the soil.
conditions, we've been able to move materials around the course easily.
The remaining renovated bunkers have been topped up with sand. Some may
still need more, but that will happen over the next few weeks.
alterations to the 5th carry are nearing completion, with just the
spreading of the top soil & seeding to finish. I'm sure you'll
agree, its a great improvement to the playability of the hole without
altering the character of the area.
The aeration work to the fairways will be finished next week and we will move onto some areas of semi & rough.
The greens received another dressing of sand and also 2 passes with the turf iron. They were also hand cut.
The tee blocks have been cleaned and had some fresh stone as have the steps & benches.
week, we will apply some granular fertiliser to the greens and maybe
some water to wash it in. The tees will see receive some aeration and a
Enjoy the weekend.
Mark & the Greens team.