Hello Golfers! Since our last blog post Estonian Golf and Country Club has been up and running at full capacity for almost two weeks. Both the Sea and Stone Courses are now open and seeing quite a bit of play, and our brand new restaurant, DaVinci golfirestoran opened as well. It´s nice to see the… Continue reading Making Progress Every Day
Eesti keeles vaadake alt poolt Hello Golfers! What a week it has been for the greenkeepers! Last week on a bright and sunny day was the day we had been looking forward to since last fall- delivery day for our two new Toro Greensmaster 3420 TriFlex Hybrid mowers! These mowers were essential for us to… Continue reading A Good Week for the Greenkeepers!
Hello Golfers! Stone Course has been open for two weeks and everyone is happy to be back outside on the golf course! Just some friendly reminders: if you book an early morning tee time, please do not go out on the course if there is frost on the grass. That includes the putting greens! PLEASE… Continue reading Making Progress
Hello golfers! After a long snowy winter it is good to welcome you back to Estonian Golf and Country Club! The greenkeepers have been keeping very busy during the offseason keeping an eye on the greens, and the mechanic has been working away preparing our mowers for the upcoming season. Some of the team even… Continue reading Welcome Back!
Hello Golfers! It has been quite a while since our last posting. The weather has been favourable, the course has been in great shape, and we have been getting great reviews regarding the golf course. October and the first half of November have been unusually warm - to be more specific, the evenings have been… Continue reading Late Season Disease Pressure
Hello Golfers! The weather over the past couple weeks has been excellent for growing grass. Day time highs have not been terribly hot, and the evenings cool off just enough to allow the grass to recover from the day´s stress. On top of the excellent temperatures we have also been getting decent amounts of rain… Continue reading A Lush, Green Golf Course!
Hello Golfers! It seems as though the most recent stress period is over. This summer has been unusually hot and dry which has made it very difficult to grow grass. The temperature has cooled down just a bit and we have received a little bit of rain over the last little while, so much so… Continue reading Finally Some Cooler Weather
It has been another long stretch of hot, sunny weather with virtually no rain. At this time of the season we would like to be performing all kinds of different cultural practices on the greens to help improve them, such as aerifying, verti-cutting and topdressing. However, due to the high temperatures and no rainfall, these… Continue reading Another Stress Period
Hello Golfers! We´re into another stretch of hot weather with virutally no rain. So once again our irrigation system is working very hard at night to try and keep the grass green. Unfortunately, due to time and pump constraints we are unable to get enough water onto all playing surfaces throughout the evening which results… Continue reading Handwatering in Hot Weather
Hello Golfers! The issue of repairing ball marks / pitch marks on greens is a never ending battle for us greenkeepers. This morning while changing holes I noticed A LOT of unrepaired or poorly repaired ball marks. After I finished changing holes, curiousity got the best of me and I went to the driving range ,… Continue reading The Battle Against Ball Marks on Greens