This Week On The Course

News on the Fairways : This Week On The Course

Monday 21 August

Greens were cut first thing this morning as normal and thereafter holes were changed. Tees, aprons and fairways were all cut, and the cutting of the semi-rough began. Tee boxes were repaired and markers moved.

Tuesday 22nd August

To achieve a better cut of the greens this morning, they were first brushed thus encouraging the grass sward to stand vertically prior to being double  cut. Holes were then nipped up or changed where appropriate. All of the bunkers were raked with the majority of weeds removed by hand. Semi-rough cutting continued throughout  day. All of the green surrounds and fairway surrounds were cut also. Strimming of the paths bagan later in the day.

Wednesday 23rd August

Greens were cut and then holes were changed in preparation for the Pro Sweep. Fairways, tees, aprons and semi-rough being cut also. As the day went on, tee banks were flymo'd, strimmed and then blowed. The remainder of the paths were strimmed, weeded and blowed.

Thursday 24th August

The greens were double sarrel rolled, cut, and then a light dressing was applied which was brushed in. Bunkers were all raked as well. The cutting of the semi-rough was completed and the green surrounds and fairway surrounds were cut also.

Friday 25th August

Greens were all double cut followed by the holes being nipped up. Aprons, tees and fairways were all cut. Tee boxes were divoted and tee markers were moved in readiness for Saturdays competition. With an extended weekend, longer areas of semi-rough were once again cut to maintain the height at 2.5 inches. Dry areas around selected greens were also watered in by hand using a a wetting agent to help aid with absorbtion.

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