Monday, 30 January 2017

January 2017 winter works

30/1/17. Swailend 11th hole .Drainage track down left rough , this will be the main drain on this hole ( 225mm pipe ) which will connect to the big main drain  (300mm pipe) that runs down from 6th hole to the pond at 8th

30/1/17. Staff have been hard at it today . 

30/1/17. Two dumpers going , this keeps the digger busy.

30/1/17. Staff all wrapped up . Temperatures were at -7oc in the morning.  

30/1/17. Laterals with (100mm piping) will be attached to the main drain from the fairway.

30/1/17. The drains on the fairway will remove the surface water that has been an issue on this hole. 

30/1/17. Drainage coil piping all positioned ready to be installed.

30/1/17. Callum from PTM PLANT HIRE  doing a fantastic job . 

30/1/17.  As you can see its a long main drain  (240m long) .

Friday, 27 January 2017

January Winter works

26/1/17. 12th tee Hawkshill . Soil/Sand rootzone now on the tee and bankings shaped. Screening to level top , still to be done.

23/1/17. 2nd Hole Hawkshill. first bunker now filled in and area landscaped around it..

Friday, 20 January 2017

Winter works

19/1/17. Work starting on the 2nd hole Hawkshill. Turf removed and digger starting to excavate the soil.

20/1/17. Soil is removed first and stock piled , then sub base is taken down to suitable levels . Soil is then put back down to a required depth.

20/1/17. Drainage will be put in where required and attached to main drain on fairway . The bunker around the corner will be raised to make it more visible from tees . Area before bunker will now become fairway (where 1st bunker used to be) .

Monday, 16 January 2017

Frost Policy and more winter work.

17/01/17. New shape of 12th tee. More rectangular.

18/01/17. 12th tee Hawkshill . Drain going in along edge of tee. Irrigation pipe will go in along side.   

18/01/17. 18th bunker Hawkshill . Turfing going down on bankings .

18/01/17. New shape is looking good/

18/01/17. Once turf has been laid all the way around , sand then gets pushed up the sides of face so balls will run down into the bunker.
19/01/17. Turfing now done.

19/01/17. Drains all dug out on 12th tee Hawkshill , away to be filled with 20mm crete,

Friday, 6 January 2017

Winter work January 2017

5/1/17 . Middle box tees at 9th  on Hawkshill . Turf removed and soil getting cultivated .

5/1/17 . After cultivating soil, levels are set , then screening boards are  put in.

6/1/17. 18th Bunker Hawkshill  on the right hand side of green. New revetted  face getting done. Shape changed slightly . 

6/1/17. Area to the right hand side of  bunker getting filled in as was difficult to keep sand up face . kept getting washed down.. 

6/1/17 . This will make this area easier to cut and manage .

09/1/17. Forward box tee at the 9th Hawkshill , screening has been finished now  ready for turfing

11/1/17. Middle box tee at the 9th Hawkshill, Turf  was removed and cultivated with  more soil added to bring up levels. Screening boards now to go in.
16/1/17. Hawkshill 9th tee . Existing turf that was laid aside is now  getting put back down on forward box tee .