A (few) week(s) in the life of Greens Jan 2019

Plenty has been happening at KGC since the last post. Further Bunkers  have been added on 14 and 17. The Greenstaff have added drainage to all,along with sumps where necessary. Neil and Jake have amended the profile on the approach …

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Night Golf hoves into view

The evening of February 20th sees KGC’s hardiest souls head out, balls aglowing, into the darkness to “enjoy” another evening’s hilarity in aid of the Centenary fund and Captain’s Charity. Once more sponsored by Steve Watson’s ClearView98 window cleaning contractors, …

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Pro’s View: Andy looks forward to an exciting year

Welcome to what will be regular updates from everybody’s favourite Pro Andy Turner. Thanks to Andy for producing this, another way in which KGC Members can keep as well informed as possible about all aspects of KGC life. Over to …

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House Update: Clubhouse plans on the move

Here’s the first of what we hope will be a series of posts about all things “house” including Clubhouse refurbishment and general maintenance activities: Thanks to Christine McGurk and the House team for their continued great commitment to ensuring our …

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A week in the life of Greens (7-11 Jan 2019)

Well here’s to the first post of 2019. It was business as usual for the Greens staff carrying out winter maintenance on the first day of the first full week back after the Christmas break. And then it all went …

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A week in the life of Greens (17-21 Dec 2018)

Monday- Friday General winter maintenance work carried out. Frost affected the course on Monday with all flags being moved to the aprons or temps. The Harrogate Union Christmas golf event still took place. Projects carried out this week included initial …

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A week in the life of Greens (10-14 Dec 2018)

Monday-Friday General winter maintenance work carried out ln addition to this, the path to the right of the 1st green was completed up to and including the hardcorce. Work also started this week on renovating the bunkers on the 6th …

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A week in the life of greens (3rd-7th Dec 2018)

Monday to Friday. General winter maintenance works carried out. In addition to this the Head Green keeper and Greens  Chairman walked the course checking proposed levels for the new bunkering. Tuesday’s low temperatures meant temporary greens were in use as …

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A week in the life of Greens (26-30 Nov 2018)

Monday-Thursday General maintenance works carried out as described in previous blogs along with the addition of ; Fourteen trees felled in total on the 1st,2nd and 8th holes. Verti spiking 5th and 9th greens and all tees. Chris and Chas …

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A week in the life of greens (19-23 Nov 2018)

The planned schedule of works for this week included; Contractor verti spiking fairways. Sand removal from fairway bunkers on the 6th. Leaf removal!. Tree felling. General day to day course maintenance. Monday Swished greens.Bunkers raked. Tee markers moved. Blue lining …

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