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Greens Sanded/PoleForked

  • 27-03-2014 1:35pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 25,523 ✭✭✭✭ GreeBo


    Club | PoleForked/Sanded
    Arklow
    Ashbourne
    Athlone | 10/03/2014
    Balcarrick
    Baltinglass
    Beechpark
    Blainroe
    Blessington Lakes
    Bodenstown
    Bray | 25/03/2014
    Carlow | 31/03/2014
    Carton House
    Castlebar | 26/03/2014
    Castlecomer | 24/03/2014
    Castleknock | 23/03/2014
    Castlewarden
    Citywest | 3/03/2014
    Co. Meath | 25/03/2014
    Corballis
    Craddockstown
    Deerpark
    Delgany
    Donabate
    Druids Glen
    Druids Heath
    Dublin City
    Dublin Mountain
    Dun Laoghaire
    Elm Green
    Galway Bay | 19/03/2014
    Glen of The Downs
    Glencullen
    Gowran Park | 24/03/2014
    Grange | 01/03/2014
    Grange Castle
    Hazel Grove
    Highfield
    Hollystown
    Hollywood Lakes
    Kilcock | 10/03/2014
    Kilkenny | 27/03/2014
    Knockanally
    Lucan
    Luttrelstown | 23/03/2014
    Macreddin | 28/03/2014
    Millicent
    Mount Juliet | 27/08/2014
    Moyvalley
    Navan
    Newbridge
    Old Conna | 20/03/2014
    Portmarnock Links
    Palmerstown Stud | 03/03/2014
    Rathcore
    Rathsallagh
    Roganstown
    Rush
    Seapoint
    Sillogue Park
    Slade Valley
    Smurfit
    St. Margarets
    Swords Open
    Tulfarris | 11/03/2014
    WestBallinlough Castle
    WestMoate
    Wicklow GC
    Woodenbridge | 21/03/2014
    Woodlands



    Please post below with the date your club is doing green work and a Mod will update the table


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Comments

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,336 ✭✭✭ tonc76


    Palmerstown Stud carried out on March 3rd


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,215 scrubber72


    Galway Bay 18/19 march


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,770 ✭✭✭✭ First Up


    I believe Old Conna done Monday/Tuesday last.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,519 ✭✭✭ newport2


    Tulfarris 11th March


  • Registered Users Posts: 233 ✭✭ yettie1701


    Gowran park done on mon 24th


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  • Registered Users Posts: 303 ✭✭ d15ude


    played luttrelstown on 23/03 and the green were forked and very sandy.
    don't know when exactly the work was done though.


  • Registered Users Posts: 56 ✭✭ Cecco70


    Castleknock was scheduled for 23/34th of March, but I haven't been out there this week so not 100% sure, maybe Pcasso and Oilbeefhooked! can confirm this.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,832 ✭✭✭ DuckSlice


    Castlebar GC 26/03/2014


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,139 ✭✭✭ Glencarraig


    Bray was done 24/25 March


  • Registered Users Posts: 480 ✭✭ 1916


    I'll work in reverse here... Mount Juliet Autumn works taking place 26/27th August


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  • Registered Users Posts: 19,564 ✭✭✭✭ Rikand


    Athlone did ours on the 10th of March - Greens are almost back to full health, one more week to go I reckon :)


  • Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 7,042 Mod ✭✭✭✭ charlieIRL


    Am reading this thread and dreading that someone says Carlow on the next week.


  • Registered Users Posts: 623 ✭✭✭ gman127


    Kilcock was done week beginning the 10th of March


  • Registered Users Posts: 259 ✭✭ Eaglebridie 32


    Castlecomer on Monday 24th.


  • Registered Users Posts: 233 ✭✭ yettie1701


    charlieIRL wrote: »
    Am reading this thread and dreading that someone says Carlow on the next week.

    Just spoke to a mate of mine who is a green keeper in Carlow. They were supposed to do them a month ago but because of the weather they couldn't do them. They are doing them Monday but not too severely. They are not taking the large core out only a small bit and sanding. Hopefully they will be good when you play it Charlie. Super course a real classic.


  • Registered Users Posts: 150 ✭✭ Nedser101


    Playing woodenbridge tomorrow and maccreddin on sat,got a call yesterday to say maccreddin pole forking the greens Friday .what a bummer we have it booked since January .


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,841 ✭✭✭ fred funk }{


    Nedser101 wrote: »
    Playing woodenbridge tomorrow and maccreddin on sat,got a call yesterday to say maccreddin pole forking the greens Friday .what a bummer we have it booked since January .

    Woodenbridge was done very recently too. Played there on Sunday and the greens were cat.


  • Registered Users Posts: 150 ✭✭ Nedser101


    Woodenbridge was done very recently too. Played there on Sunday and the greens were cat.

    Ah ,noooooooo f....k it!


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,226 ✭✭✭ mag


    co meath done 25/03


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,727 ✭✭✭ Nozebleed


    Citywest. march 3rd.


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 914 shane 007


    Kilkenny GC 27th March complete


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,090 ✭✭✭ derra


    d15ude wrote: »
    played luttrelstown on 23/03 and the green were forked and very sandy.
    don't know when exactly the work was done though.

    Would they be in decent condition for next Saturday?

    Have to pay €40 before the end of this weekend for a game there next week.


  • Registered Users Posts: 25,523 ✭✭✭✭ GreeBo


    derra wrote: »
    Would they be in decent condition for next Saturday?

    Have to pay €40 before the end of this weekend for a game there next week.

    Two weeks+ should be long enough for them to be very playable, though it depends on the type of tines used and also the amount of wet stuff and hot/warm stuff we get between now and then.
    Hailstones wont help!


  • Registered Users Posts: 151 ✭✭ freethearmy


    Rikand wrote: »
    Athlone did ours on the 10th of March - Greens are almost back to full health, one more week to go I reckon :)

    played their during the week......greens are no way near back to normal...was like putting on the moon....but course was in top shape


  • Registered Users Posts: 156 ✭✭ josie19


    Any greens poleforked lately will be slow to recover. Heat is essential for growth and we dont have enough of that at the moment. The more growth, the quicker the recovery. It makes more sense to polefork in late april and mid september. Lots of courses polefork in october which is way too late for growth IMO.


  • Registered Users Posts: 25,523 ✭✭✭✭ GreeBo


    josie19 wrote: »
    Any greens poleforked lately will be slow to recover. Heat is essential for growth and we dont have enough of that at the moment. The more growth, the quicker the recovery. It makes more sense to polefork in late april and mid september. Lots of courses polefork in october which is way too late for growth IMO.

    "Agronomically" it makes sense on those dates, from a business trying to attract greenfess it makes no sense however!


  • Registered Users Posts: 993 John Divney


    I see Tulfarris was done on the 10th, anyone played recently know if they are anyway playable at the moment?


  • Registered Users Posts: 156 ✭✭ josie19


    GreeBo wrote: »
    "Agronomically" it makes sense on those dates, from a business trying to attract greenfess it makes no sense however!

    That depends on whether the business is trying to attract green fees or trying to retain membership. If they're poleforked in late April and September, then they recover pretty much in 14 days as opposed to 4/5 weeks when done too early/later during times of less growth.

    So you lose 4 weeks green fees - big deal. Green fees make up a very small percentage of a golf club's income compared to members subs


  • Registered Users Posts: 25,523 ✭✭✭✭ GreeBo


    josie19 wrote: »
    That depends on whether the business is trying to attract green fees or trying to retain membership. If they're poleforked in late April and September, then they recover pretty much in 14 days as opposed to 4/5 weeks when done too early/later during times of less growth.

    So you lose 4 weeks green fees - big deal. Green fees make up a very small percentage of a golf club's income compared to members subs

    Typically members are clued in enough to realise that putting (har har!) up with rough greens for a few weeks at the very beginning and very end of the season is worth it to not have to stump up the lost revenue for lack of green fees during the more peak times of the year.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 19,564 ✭✭✭✭ Rikand


    played their during the week......greens are no way near back to normal...was like putting on the moon....but course was in top shape

    I played there wednesday and they are definitely on the way back. A big improvement on what they were a week ago and going by that exponential, they should be well on their way back to normal by next week


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