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  1. #41
    Major Champion SwingsitlikeHogan's Avatar
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    Jul 2012

    Re: How's Your Course Holding Up?

    Mine's fine...
    to infinity and beyond...

    ...well from 10.0 to 9.4 this year would be nice.

    And with just the October medal to go - I've got to 8.3

    Job done

  2. #42
    Ryder Cup Winner
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    Dec 2011
    Central Scotland

    Re: How's Your Course Holding Up?

    Quote Originally Posted by Crazyface View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by dewsweeper View Post
    Warrington is in fine condition.
    Being on a hilly site some bunkers are GUR because have filled with water.
    Crazyface where are you playing in Cheshire?
    Although I'm in Cheshire I play in Leeks Staffs. It's only 12 miles and 20 mins away. Why?? When I joined 8 years ago there wasn't a place to touch it member wise and certainly green wise, we had the "best greens in Staffs". If it rained the course drained very quickly. The best drainage of late was when the river burst it's banks about July last year and cleaned the drains out (we all think) the course drained great for about 2 weeks, then the puddles came back and haven't really gone away. So not anymore I'm afraid. I am looking at Macclesfield, who have improved their course immensely over the last two years, and Styal, who have a cheap membership that includes monitoring your H/C for you and you pay a reduced fee for their comps.
    You should also consider Lymm. Easy to get to and a very good course always in decent nick.

  3. #43
    Tour Rookie
    Join Date
    Jul 2015

    Re: How's Your Course Holding Up?

    Both courses I play at are in outstanding condition. Then again I chucked inland golf a good few years ago now as it's just not economical. I was paying horrendous money for 6-8 months golf per year maximum. On top of that I would regularly find myself paying on to links courses throughout the winter to get my golf fix.

    Sod that.

    Now play golf 12 months of the year on dry fairways and good fast running greens. Also don't come off with mud up to my knees.
    Paul Lawrie - The King of Scottish Golf

  4. #44
    Assistant Pro WillC's Avatar
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    Mar 2016

    Re: How's Your Course Holding Up?

    Mine is looking really good, very impressed with it.

    We haven't had disastrous weather yet in Herts though, but fingers crossed it holds up over the winter

  5. #45
    Challenge Tour Pro Matty6's Avatar
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    Jan 2016

    Re: How's Your Course Holding Up?

    No issues for us either. Fairways are in great nick even with the rain we’ve had recently. All greens had maintenance performed on them recently, and they’re still running great. To be fair our greens are fantastic all year round.

  6. #46
    Tour Rookie Orikoru's Avatar
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    Nov 2016

    Re: How's Your Course Holding Up?

    They've punched a load of holes in the green before last weekend (dunno what you call that - looks like a ski slope) which slowed them right up. I'm sure there's a need for it though. Rest of the course is fine. It was open all of last winter (only closed when fog reduced visibility too much) so hopefully same again this year.
    • TaylorMade R11-S (set to 12°)
    • Adams Speedline Fast 12 5 wood, 17°
    • Adams Blue 4 hybrid, 22°
    • Callaway Steelhead XR irons 5-PW
    • Cleveland RTX-3, 50°
    • Cleveland RTX Rotex 2.0, 56°
    • Odyssey Works 1W putter
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    H'cap Jan Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Dec end yr review
    2017: 24 24.1 24.2 24.3 24.4 22.8 22.9 22.9 21.9

  7. #47
    Tour Winner Captainron's Avatar
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    Sep 2011
    Rural Lincolnshire

    Re: How's Your Course Holding Up?

    We have just started a load of bunker remodelling on the front nine. Course is playing really well though. Not boggy at all and the greens are running really really well.
    spray it about a bit and can't putt 🇿🇦

  8. #48
    Assistant Pro
    Join Date
    Jun 2015

    Re: How's Your Course Holding Up?

    Our clay based course is a little damp, doubt it’ll dry up now till next year. Still playable though and won’t go on to temp tees till November. Our other course is on Sand and dry all year.

  9. #49
    Ryder Cup Winner patricks148's Avatar
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    Jun 2009

    Re: How's Your Course Holding Up?

    course is OK, greens running well considering.... only temporary. course closed for 3 days next week for Hollow tine and winter maintenance.

    so rubbish for the next 6 months

    The Nairn Golf Club, Club Champion (handicap) 2017

  10. #50
    Ryder Cup Winner garyinderry's Avatar
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    Jan 2012

    Re: How's Your Course Holding Up?

    Quote Originally Posted by bladeplayer View Post
    Have to say home course is in immaculate condition, placing on faiways but possibly could get away with even that if necessary
    Where are you?

    We haven't seen the ball bounce in months and we are one of the drier parkland courses in the area.
    Titleist 915 D4 10.5*
    Titleist 913 F 16* 4 wood
    Titleist 913 19* 5 wood
    Titleist 915 24* hybrid
    Titleist 915 27* hybrid
    Mizuno Fli Hi JPX (2012) 6 & 7 (or ap2 6&7 iron)
    Titleist 714ap2 8-gap
    Vokey SM 6 56* 14*bounce
    Titleist sm5 k grind 60* 11*bounce
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    handicap updated to --(2017)8.2---8.4---8.2---8.0---7.8--

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