August Greens Update

Juice Shop GENERAL OVERVIEW Finally, after years of waiting, 2018 has delivered a summer. Long periods of sunshine without rain, and increased wear with more golfers being able to play, have left some areas of turf worn out and devoid of grass cover. Recent rain has...

July Greens Update

General Conditions It’s not often you will hear a greenkeeper in Scotland say this, but we really do need rain. The last 4 weeks of hot and sunny weather have been fantastic for all us golfers, but have been harsh on our golf courses. We don’t have an irrigation...

Greens May Update

Greens  Height of cut is currently 3mm on both courses Greens are cut every day at present Holes are currently changed 2 – 3 times per week Greens are verticut (scarified) every two weeks to thin out the sward to achieve a fast putting surface Irrigation system on the...

Greens April Update

General Conditions The challenge of presenting the courses for another golfing season is now upon our Greenkeeping team. As usual, the weather is playing its part. The snow and frost have played havoc with the winter program, but Neil and his team have managed to get...

Greens Update

Winter Program 2017/18 The focus this year and for the next few years will be on improving our drainage, as this summer has been the worst in 100 years, and sadly heavy rain and wet summers is becoming more and more regular, and so the biggest problem facing golf...