Monthly Archives: April 2011

September Monthly Report

GREENS: The problems on the greens with the take all patch appear to be behind us with some really good germination of the seed in the affected patches. The 7th and 8th greens were the greens with most damage so

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September Monthly Report

GREENS: The problems on the greens with the take all patch appear to be behind us with some really good germination of the seed in the affected patches. The 7th and 8th greens were the greens with most damage so

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Top Dressing

On Monday we managed to get a much needed top-dressing on the greens. The past few weeks have either been too busy with golf or the weather has been unsuitable for top-dressing. We applied a heavier dressing than we normally

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Top Dressing

On Monday we managed to get a much needed top-dressing on the greens. The past few weeks have either been too busy with golf or the weather has been unsuitable for top-dressing. We applied a heavier dressing than we normally

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August Monthly Report

The beginning of August saw 4 of our greenkeeping staff volunteering to work at Whistling Straits for the USPGA championship. They all had a great time and put in plenty of unsociable hours, sometimes starting at 3am to rake bunkers

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August Monthly Report

The beginning of August saw 4 of our greenkeeping staff volunteering to work at Whistling Straits for the USPGA championship. They all had a great time and put in plenty of unsociable hours, sometimes starting at 3am to rake bunkers

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USPGA at Whistling Straits Part 3

See the below link for some info on the maintenance at Whistling Straits for the USPGA Championship. Our mechanic Austen Cameron makes a brief appearance http://www.gcsaa.tv/view.php?id=302

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USPGA at Whistling Straits Part 3

See the below link for some info on the maintenance at Whistling Straits for the USPGA Championship. Our mechanic Austen Cameron makes a brief appearance http://www.gcsaa.tv/view.php?id=302

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Famous For 5 Minutes

Hopefully the guys out volunteering at the USPGA can come back down to earth after being interviewed for sky sports news. Although they did get their names mixed up!.

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Famous For 5 Minutes

Hopefully the guys out volunteering at the USPGA can come back down to earth after being interviewed for sky sports news. Although they did get their names mixed up!.

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USPGA at Whistling Straits

See the below link for some info on the preparations at Whistling Straits for the upcoming USPGA Championship. http://www.gcsaa.tv/view.php?id=292 Four of our guys are heading Stateside to assist on the course. Craig Parry and Steven Wilson to assist with the

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USPGA at Whistling Straits

See the below link for some info on the preparations at Whistling Straits for the upcoming USPGA Championship. http://www.gcsaa.tv/view.php?id=292 Four of our guys are heading Stateside to assist on the course. Craig Parry and Steven Wilson to assist with the

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take all patch

We are experiencing problems with take all patch on a few greens at the moment. We are using a 100% fescue mix to over seed these areas. This year we are trying a different method of seeding. spike the area

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take all patch

We are experiencing problems with take all patch on a few greens at the moment. We are using a 100% fescue mix to over seed these areas. This year we are trying a different method of seeding. spike the area

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Pre Open Week

With The Open coming to St Andrews we are getting everything ready for what will be a busy week for us with lots of golfers. The tee times this week are also a bit earlier which means we are starting

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Pre Open Week

With The Open coming to St Andrews we are getting everything ready for what will be a busy week for us with lots of golfers. The tee times this week are also a bit earlier which means we are starting

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June Monthly Report

The driest June we have had in 8 years at The Duke’s with only 27mm of rainfall which along with temperatures in the mid 20′s saw us needing the use of hoses/sprinklers on the fairways for the first time since

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June Monthly Report

The driest June we have had in 8 years at The Duke’s with only 27mm of rainfall which along with temperatures in the mid 20′s saw us needing the use of hoses/sprinklers on the fairways for the first time since

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Old Course Visit

On Wednesday 7 members of our team took part in a walk over the Old Course, in total there were around 70 greenkeepers from the region taking part in a tour of the course before The Open next month. It

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Old Course Visit

On Wednesday 7 members of our team took part in a walk over the Old Course, in total there were around 70 greenkeepers from the region taking part in a tour of the course before The Open next month. It

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