Tag: The Course

Greenkeepers
Dan Kendle (Head Greenkeeper)

Course Matters #44

Following what was the wettest December in my 4 years here, we are now coming to the end (barring apocalyptic rainfall) of what will be the driest January in my time. Continue reading

Greenkeepers
Dan Kendle (Head Greenkeeper)

Course Matters #43

Following what was the wettest December in my 4 years here, we are now coming to the end (barring apocalyptic rainfall) of what will be the driest January in my time. Continue reading

Greenkeepers
Dan Kendle (Head Greenkeeper)

The Irrigation System

Newquay Golf Club in Cornwall, a traditional links course with traditional links irrigation issues, has chosen Toro Lynx control system and Flex Series sprinklers to keep the course in top condition, and within six months the results are the talk of the county. Continue reading

Greenkeepers
Dan Kendle (Head Greenkeeper)

Course Matters #42

Firstly, on behalf of the greens staff, I would like to wish you all a Happy New Year.

December was a challenging month for the greens staff in more ways than one.

Weather-wise we recorded 136mm of rainfall, making it the wettest December in my 4 years here. This was coupled with higher than average temperatures, reaching double figures during the day and still remaining relatively warm during the night. This, coupled with a lack of wind led to heavy dew forming on the greens on a regular basis. Continue reading

Greenkeepers
Dan Kendle (Head Greenkeeper)

Assistant Greenkeeper

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the green-keeping team at Newquay Golf Club. Located on the North coast of Cornwall, this 18 hole Harry Colt designed course offers outstanding views across the Atlantic Ocean. We are inviting applications for