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Postby liny195 » Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:40 am

A golf course is a thingof beauty and requires daily care and maintenance to ensure it remains in thebest possible playing condition for its many loyal members. When faced withever changing and adverse weather conditions the task of maintenance Authentic Mike Remmers Jersey , orgreenkeeping, as it聮s referred to in the industry, can become a challenging butrewarding prospect.



Based on the size,standard and condition of a golf course the number of greenkeepers required tomaintain the course could vary. Larger courses may have a head greenkeeper Wholesale Terrelle Pryor Sr. Jersey ,supervisors and then a number of assistant greenkeepers and trainees. There anumber of professional qualifications that can be completed if you wish toreach the top of a career as a greenkeeper and on the job training at yourlocal golf course would certainly help things get underway.



Throughout the year mowingcan dominate a greenkeepers daily task list especially in the spring and summerwhen the grass is growing at an accelerated rate. A crucial aspect of any golfcourse is to ensure the greens are kept in pristine condition. Therefore thesewould be cut everyday, usually to a height of between 3mm and 5mm. A ride ontriple cylinder mower with grass collecting boxes would be used for this. It isalso common to mow greens with a hand pushed cylinder mower; especially onnewly seeded greens or when the wet weather does not permit the use of a rideon mower.



Other important areascontributing to a golf courses appearance are the tee boxes, green surroundsand fairways. Again, these would usually be mowed by using a ride on cylindermower. On a fairway it is not uncommon to see this job completed using a 5 gangmower to help cover the ground more quickly. The fairway area of a golf course isa vast area and it is no small task to keep it in a playable condition whichwould usually be between 12mm and 18mm. These areas would be mown approximately3 times per week.



The rough Authentic Dontae Johnson Jersey , which golferswant to avoid, would be mown on average once per week. This is left longer thanthe fairway and can sometimes be mown into first and second cuts set at increasingheights. A rotary mower would be used for this job.



With the mowing undercontrol there are a few more regular golf course jobs. Changing the holes, orpin positions, would usually be completed twice a week. This ensures that aparticular area of the green doesn聮t become worn or compacted. It also providesnew challenges for regular golfers. Each green will also have some positionswhich are harder to approach and these would often be reserved for competitionplay.



Bunker raking and edgingis also a requirement. It is good etiquette for golfers to rake bunkers Authentic Manny Ramirez Jersey , orsand traps, after their use although this doesn聮t always happen. A threewheeled ride on machine called a bunker rake would be used to rake the entirebunker. This has three teethed blades on the rear which rake the bunker, coveringlarge areas quickly. Hand tools would be used once a month to edge the bunkerof any over grown grass. Further monthly jobs would include flymo-ing waterhazard banks.



This short article hascovered some aspects of golf course greenkeeping and the tasks and jobsdiscussed are performed on a week to week basis. There are however a number ofother maintenance jobs that are performed throughout the year. These can becompleted by the greenkeepers if the golf club has suitable machinery or by asports ground contractor. The type of maintenance would include deep tineaeration, hollow tining Da'Ron Payne Super Bowl LI Jersey , earthquaking, top dressing and overseeding.

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