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Following on from my last post, another one of the guys has been busy assisting at a tournament. This time for the European Ladies Amateur Championship at Diners Club in Ljubijana, Slovenia. Martin Brown who is working with us as a seasonal greenkeeper made the trip out to what proved to be an amazing experience [...]
Hi all, Since I was last in touch most of my time has been taken up coaching at our academy. Everyone from complete beginners to students that hit it a country mile came to a large summer school that myself and Alan look after, a lot of fun was had by both coaches and golfers [...]
Hi folks, welcome back! After what seems to have been the longest spring I can remember we finally had some warmth in the air last week, although a little brief it has been a huge help to us. It’s nice to get the jumpers off and work on the suntan! The great weather caused a [...]
On Tuesday Smithco demonstrated some of their equipment for us. There were 2 sand pros with various attachments, a sprayer and a pretty impressive pump.
We have needle tined, top dressed and fertilised the greens with a 12-0-44 fertilser this week.
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 these greens were fully spiked/seeded and top dressed, this has worked really well and it [...]
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 do but it brushed in really well and rolled the greens afterwards. All was going [...]