Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Course

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Links Golf Since 1793


Course report Feb 22′

Course report 17th Feb 2022 

It’s been a bit of a mixed bag weather wise this winter with some early snow in late November last year and very little up until recently. Temperatures have been low but nothing severe and rainfall a good bit lower than average. This has allowed us to get on well with our winter programme work with just a few things to finish off with the new season almost upon us.

Completed work:-

Autumn renovations included hollow tining of greens and approaches Verti-draining of greens, approaches, tees and walkways

Iron spray over all playing areas

Slit tined greens and fairways

15 bunkers have been fully revetted and enlarged LHS greenside bunker at 6th

All long roughs cut and collected

Three sections of gorse bushes cut out on the right hand bank at the 1st hole

Gorse bushes removed at left side of 4th and two sand scrapes created

Re contoured and re turfed worn walkway to 4th fairway

Pulled out gorse stumps at end of ridge on 13th hole and bank at end of fairway

13th back tee re levelled

Servicing of cutting units and machinery

Present and to do work:-

Currently been working on up grading a sleepered path between the new Proshop and 1st tees and installing raised beds with mixed Cordylines and Marram grass plants. Awaiting a cost for tarring over this area.

Monoblock pathway entrance at Ladies locker room side of clubhouse

Hollow tine all summer tees, dress and over seed high use and black tees

Solid spike greens and apply Calcium granules

Re commission irrigation system

Spray all in play areas with wetting agent, Iron and Sulphate of ammonia

Bring into play all re constructed bunkers