28 Aug '16, 8am

We take a look at the ins and outs of creating a golf hole...

Greenkeepers: How do you build a golf hole? August, 2016 Courses & Travel We take a look at the ins and outs of creating a golf hole.. Golfers are a fussy breed. We turn up on a weekend and expect our courses to look fabulous and our greens to run true. That’s what we pay our membership fees for, right? But have any of us stopped to think what goes into maintaining a high quality golf course? At Moor Allerton, near Leeds, course manager Adam Matthews and his team took on a huge spring project when they rebuilt the par-3 17th at the 27-hole complex. We asked him what goes into it… What were the issues with the 17th? The green was the worst on the course for disease and growing grass. It was set in a completely shaded environment. There was no light or airflow. We ripped all the trees out down the right-hand side and the sunlight is there now. That has improved the health of...

Full article: http://www.nationalclubgolfer.com/2016/08/18/build-a-golf...

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