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Course Update – March 2019

Course Update – March 2019 by Neil Hamilton, Head Greenkeeper     March started very wet with 155mm in 18 days. The upgrade to the drainage system over the last few years proved its worth through this wet spell.  The course has only been unplayable once during this period and usually would have been closed […]


Course update – February 2019

GREENKEEPERS’ BLOG by Neil Hamilton, Head Greenkeeper        FEBRUARY was a very mild month with a bit of growth showing on all surfaces of the course.      A great view of the course, looking north, with the 3rd fairway and green in the foregound. Taken in February from high above the Solway, […]


Course Update – 30th January 2019

  by Neil Hamilton, Head Greenkeeper   Greens Mowing has been carried out with hand mowers at 6 mm, removing the growth from the mild winter. Top dressing of 5.5 ton/ha (light dressing) has been applied to keep surfaces firm and dry; this will continue every two weeks if weather conditions allow. Play on greens during […]


Medal 7 – Prostate Cancer UK

The club agreed to donate all proceeds from the entry to Saturday’s medal towards Prostate Cancer UK. With 98 members taking part this raised £98. Match Secretary, Steven Burgess and his wife Lorna organised a raffle to raise additional funds and this raised a further £400…..and counting. The club would like to express our thanks […]


Ladies Opening Day 2018

Lady Captain, Janette Grierson, driving off to open the course on Ladies Opening Day.


Opening Day 2018

Captain for 2018/19, Kenny Johnstone driving off to open the course on Opening Day


Gorse Removal at 11th Heather

The heather to the left of the 11th fairway was being invaded by gorse. To keep this area as a heather plantation, the gorse was removed during Spring 2016 using a tractor mounted flail collector. Gorse roots were then chemically treated to stop re-growth. 11th heather before gorse removal