Tag: golf course maintenance
For the first time in three years we have had a great spell of weather. Although going from cold and dry in April/May to warm and dry in June/July/Aug is not ideal it beats the alternative, and what felt like the norm of constant rainfall in previous years has been great for being able to present [...]
Posted: September 23rd, 2013 under Course Maintenance, European Amateur Championship 2014, Golf Championships, Open de France, Scottish Open, The Open, US Open.
Tags: Castle Stuart, Derek Robson, Duke's Golf Course, Duke's Greenkeeping, golf course maintenance, Golf course management., Greenkeeping, Merion, Muirfield, overseeding, The Open, The Open de France, The Scottish Open, The US Open
Recently at The Duke’s we have been carrying out some aeration work by vertidraining the greens with 10mm solid tines down to a depth of 200mm before swapping the tines to do the fairways with 25mm solid tines to the same depth. Before the fairways get tined we have also applied a top dressing which [...]
Its been an interesting couple of weeks for a few of us with myself, Craig and David all volunteering as tournament support at various venues. David Dukelow was out handmowing greens morning and night for the Open de France at Golf National in Paris. Craig Parry spent his time up at Castle Stuart, hand mowing [...]
Posted: July 23rd, 2012 under Course Maintenance, European Amateur Championship 2014, Golf Championships, US Women's Open.
Tags: European Amateur Championship 2014, Golf blog, golf course maintenance, Greenkeeping Blog, old course hotel blog, US Womens Open 2012