Heavy spring rain and bad greenkeeping
have forced the use of two temporary greens at the sixth and eighth.
In tough times when greenkeepers are losing jobs, Close House have doubled their greenkeeping
and estates staff to 20 this year.
PETER DAWSON has insisted The Open won't be affected by Carnoustie's greenkeeping
A former member of the greenkeeping
staff at Swansea Bay used his vast knowledge of the links at Jersey Marine to capture top prize in the Christmas Fayre Stableford competition.
We are also showing them that there are other careers in golf like retailing, golf club secretary, greenkeeping
, course management.
At Moreton Morrell, there will be additional HNCs in agriculture, equine studies, garden landscape and design, and greenkeeping
I can't ever remember beating the greenkeeping
A new programme has provided the club with the latest greenkeeping
equipment which, coupled with investment in drainage, greens and bunkers, has already ensured a further reduction in course closures despite everything the weather has thrown at the region in recent years.
Trust general manager Alan McGregor added: "There is no doubt this is one of the most challenging and demanding greenkeeping
roles in golf and in Gordon we have someone who is more than up to the task.
Having discovered the joys of greenkeeping
- and the even greater big boy's joy of riding around on a tractor mower, he's been devastated lately, seeing his flawless fields peppered by a succession of brown mounds.
Woosnam added: "It's been a pretty miserable week weather wise, but the greenkeeping
staff did a good job in draining it.
team who managed to produce a Wentwood Hills course capable of completing a 72-hole tournament could also celebrate a triumph every bit as impressive as Lawrie's 36hole Sunday procession to his fifth European Tour title.