General Maintenance Winter 2015/16
All approaches & tees hollow cored,
Vertidraining carried out throughout the winter season to problem areas of fairway etc,
Rod and check all existing drainage & carry out repairs were required,
Clear all open ditches & drains,
Trees limbed were required,
Tee markers, ditch markers, sand boxes & benches repainted, Tee stones cleaned, Fairway distance markers lifted , cleaned and re-set to be visible,
Tidy around Clubhouse, car park, gardens & all paths on course,
Replant saplings growing in 17th ditch.
There will be numerous tasks carried out to get the course in the best possible shape for the winter and for the new season ahead. The green staff are doing a fantastic job with the focus being on continuing with the extensive drainage programme to greens and approaches, bunker upgrades and making further improvements year on year.
For the good of your course can members please repair pitch marks, use Tee / Fairway mats & use caddy carts sensibly over the winter months.
Winter Programme November 2015/ March 2016
1, NEW DRAINAGE to the following areas,
Back left of 1st green, front of 2nd green & approach,
Front of 3 rd green & approach, 4th tee,
Front of 6th green & approach,
Right side of 8th green, approach of 9th green, left side of 10th green,
Front of 11th tee & ladies tee at 12th Front & approaches of 17 & 18th greens.
2, SPECIFIC TASKS,
Remove dead trees from left of 2 nd fairway, clear debris from 4th storage bays to dump, tidy & repair sleepers to left of 4th fairway,
Repair stairs to 8th green, form winter tee for 9th, re shape & renovate front right bunker at 9th,
Repair Bridge at 11th & re shape & renovate front right bunker at 17th,
General bunker renovation.
For the good of your course can members please use Tee & Fairway mats at ALL TIMES during the winter months.
G Rutherford Greens Convenor