Hello Golfers! It has been a long time since our last blog update which can only mean one thing: the weather has been quite nice, and we´ve been too busy to update the blog! As some of you may recall, last fall we flushed the greens but it was much more time consuming and caused… Continue reading Mid-Season Greens Flushing
Hello Golfers! Just yesterday we had our club President´s Cup tournament which was a great success. Despite strong winds, the weather was quite lovely. And most importantly for us greenkeepers we got some excellent feedback with regards to the course. Players seemed to be happy with all the cutting we have been doing making the… Continue reading Head Jaanipäeva!
Hello Golfers! This week the US Open is being played at Erin Hills in the state of Wisconsin. For greenkeepers we are not only excited about seeing golfers play a world class golf course, we are also closely watching how the golf course performs. We look at bunkers, fairways, approaches, tees and most importantly how… Continue reading US Open Week!
Hello Golfers! It´s been quite busy down here in the maintenance area since our last update. The weather has remained quite favourable and we have even gotten a little bit of rain. Since verticutting and topdressing last week the greens have smoothed out a little bit and should be putting better then they were a… Continue reading Making Progress
Hello Golfers! The weather has finally started to co-operate with us and we haven´t seen any temperatures below freezing for over two weeks. Daytime highs have been in the high-teens to low twenties, and evening lows have been around 8C. Also, on May 31st we saw the first significant amount of precipitation we had seen… Continue reading Sunshine and Rain
Hello Golfers! After waiting and waiting for warm weather to come to Estonian Golf and Country Club, it has finally arrived! Ten days ago the day time highs we were still in the low single digits, but over the past few days we the temperature has increased dramatically. And most importantly the evening temperatures have… Continue reading Spring!
Hello Golfers! It´s tough times at the maintenance house trying to get the greens to grow. We´ve had a plan in place since we started work at the beginning of March to help get these greens into excellent shape as soon as possible, but the weather has been holding us back. April and the first… Continue reading Still Waiting for Spring
Hello Golfers! Just a couple of friendly reminders from the greens staff now that the Sea Course has been open for a week. Because we are still not running a full staff we need a little bit of co-operation from the golfers to help get the course in good shape as quickly as possible. Most… Continue reading Friendly Reminder at the Beginning of the Season
Kuigi tundub, et talv veel kestab (täna tuleb lörtsi ja meil on siin Jõelähtmes 1'c sooja), siis sellegipoolest on enamus klubiliikmeid juba leidnud tee golfiväljakule ja paljud ka Sea Course'i ära mänginud. Esimene küsimus mind nähes on liikmetel ikka: "Kuidas griinid elavad?". Ma olen püüdnud ennast tagasi hoida ja mainin seda, et olen rahulikult maganud… Continue reading Kuidas meie griinid elavad
Hello Golfers! From April 24-26 our agronomy consultant, Ian Macmillan, made his first trip of the season to visit our course and give us a review on the state of our greens as well as an action plan on how to improve the quality as quickly as possible. While our greens currently are not in… Continue reading First Visit From Our Agronomist