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Trees, Bunkers and Bad Lies

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Sounds like a bad round doesn't it, better see Jim for a swing check, in really it is only our winter works program in full swing.


We have commenced pruning trees, we are focusing on the first line of trees along fairway edges and trimming low lying dangerous branches along with unhealthy suckers and damaged limbs. This type of work is very subjective, I can assure you we are taking a conservative approach, only removing branches posing a risk to staff on equipment and cart users and only trimming trees in the first row, the inside area or bush will be largely untouched.
It will result in a safer work environment, a healthier turf cover on the edges of Fairways with reduced shading and a more aesthetically pleasing appearance.
Works will progress in sections as we have a limited stockpile area and we need to dispose of these before continuing.


The other major winter work project, levelling Bunker Bases, this work will be alternated with the above on a rolling basis through winter. The…