Hello Golfers! Since our last update the cold weather has returned to Estonia. During the first half of April we had somewhat mild temperatures which allowed us to make excellent progress on improving our greens, tees and fairways. Unfortunately, late last week the cold weather returned bringing with it some snow that caused us to… Continue reading Slow Progress
Hello Golfers! The tournament season kicked off at EGCC on Sunday, April 9th with the Links Masters by Delux. While the weather was slightly on the cool side, both the morning and the afternoon shot-gun starts played their rounds under blue skies. Congratulations to all the winners, and we wish all the players a successful… Continue reading Links Masters Re-Cap and General Update
On March 30-31 the Estonian Greenkeepers Association with the help of FEGGA (Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Association) hosted its third annual spring conference at Rae Golf Club (formerly Suuresta Golf). Close to fourty greenkeepers and other industry professionals came together to learn, network, and share stories. It was a multi-national affair with guests from… Continue reading Estonian Greenkeepers Association Conference
Hello Golfers! The Stone Course has been open for just over a week now, and everyday we are seeing more and more people come out to the course to get their swing´s back in shape for the season. With the increased play and the turf not growing yet it is extremely important that you replace your divots… Continue reading Stone Course Update
Dear, Member, The golf season kicked off last wek at EGCC on the Stone Course, and the greenkeepers have been at work every day since the beginning of March. I started work at EGCC in the second half of May last year, and have to admit it has been a very interesting experience. During… Continue reading Meeting with Head Greenkeeper next Monday!!
Hello Golfers! As you may be already aware we opened the Stone Course yesterday (Thursday, March 16) on summer greens. While the weather forecast over the coming days appears to be a little bit rainy, the temperatures should remain above zero. There is a chance that evening temperatures may drop below freezing so tee times… Continue reading Stone Course Open!
Hello Golfers! The greens staff has had a nice long winter break and we excited to get back to work. As it has been a while since our last blog post, we just wanted to take this opportunity to give you a little bit of an update on how the course is doing. Last year… Continue reading Greens Department Back at Work!
Hello Golfers! Winter came earlier this year than it has in the past couple of years, so unfortunately we have had to close the Sea and Stone Courses a little bit earlier than we had hoped for. But just because the golf course is closed does not mean we have not been keeping busy down… Continue reading Snow!
It has been a very long two weeks of brushing greens by hand to incorporate organic material into the soil profile, but we are finally done! The weather helped out a lot by not raining during these last two weeks, so we were able to get all 18 Sea Course greens done very quickly. The… Continue reading Job Done!