The Addington Golf Club Course Review

The Addington Golf Club Course Review

You might be surprised by the number of golf courses that lie within the boundary of London’s M25, not least for the fact that at today’s prices they must occupy countless millions of pounds’ worth of land. We should be grateful for these little oases, though, and especially those where the seclusion and peacefulness is so at odds with all the hustle and bustle that surrounds. One that truly stands out, and which stands comparison with courses anywhere in the country, is The Addington Golf Club near Croydon, just 10 miles south of…Read more …
Why Course Maintenance Is So Important

Why Course Maintenance Is So Important

Course Manager at Sweetwoods Park Golf Club, Allan Tait, talks about the process of course maintenance and hollow coring, answering many of the common questions such as why, what and when.   Why do we do it? What does it actually do? Hollow coring is an important process in the removal of thatch from golf greens. As grass grows older, leaves die and a layer of organic matter called thatch can form at the base of the sward. Although constant scarifying and topdressing is undertaken throughout the year, it is also necessary to…Read more …