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Walmley Golf Club

Amazing work done by our Greens staff over the winter.

 

WINTER COURSE WORK 2017/18 SUMMARY

 

Bunkers x 11

Ist Hole       – filled in fairway bunker, greenside bunker re-built and drained

4th Hole      – greenside bunker filled in and replaced with runoff area

6th Hole      – rebuilt and drained 3 fairway bunkers and RH greenside bunker

7th Hole      – rebuilt and drained 2 greenside bunkers

12th Hole    – rebuilt and drained greenside bunker

13th Hole    – 2 greenside bunkers drained and REBUILT

 

Lakes and Ditches

Top lake forward of 6th tees dredged using a hired digger

Ditch entering top lake forward of 6th tees cleaned out to improve silt collection

Ditch cleared and new rockeries created and planted (6th)

Ditch extended forward of 7th white tee to drain waterlogged area

 

Scrub Areas

Ground cover scrub growth removed and woodchip spread in trees behind 6th green, to RHS of 11th green and forward RHS of 9th tee, to improve general tidiness.

 

Paths

8th Hole      – new buggy path constructed around green through to back of 2nd tee

5th Hole      – existing trolley path re-configured more efficiently and ready for

the extension of a buggy path around back of green

 

General Tree Work

Considerable thinning out of weak and dying trees throughout the Course to promote the growth of better adjacent trees

Course-wide pruning of trees at low level for tidiness and to improve golf playability.

Removed tree stumps ground out.

 

Tree Transplanting x 15

6th Hole      - 5 Oaks transplanted to RHS beyond cross ditch and 3 Scots Pine to be transplanted behind new fairway bunkers

13th Hole    - Laurel bushes removed from B-Team Spinney, ground levelled and 2 Scots Pine transplanted back, Single Oak transplanted to RHS short of green

14th Hole    – 2 Oaks transplanted short right and beyond existing first Oak on RHS

15th Hole     – 2 Oaks transplanted to RHS approx. 90 yards from green

 

Well done to all the 'Divitors' who went out on Monday

 

 

The nest on the 16th pond


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