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Golf Course Etiquette.

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The 30th of August will be national Golf Etiquette day. With this in mind, I would like to highlight a few issues we have at Morecambe Golf Club.

Standards af etiquette have slipped throughout the world of Golf over the last 10 years, no one seems to have an answer why this has happened, but it is hoped by increasing awareness of the consequences of poor etiquette, this problem can be reduced.

Pitchmarks
It is extremely noticable that the greens at Morecambe are peppered in unrepaired pitchmarks.

 Last Thursday morning, I took some new range balls from the Pro's shop and placed a ball on each unrepaired pitchmark scar on the 3rd green.


In total, there were 286 scars on the surface of the green! Each one creating a hollow which effects ball roll. The scars also allow Meadow grass a perfect place to germinate and thrive. The Greenstaff spend a large amount of time and money trying to perfect the putting surfaces. Pitchmarks, if unrepaired destroy those surfaces. Watch the videos below fo…

6th Stream improvements.

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Been a busy morning on the course and we have a busy week ahead with competitions and an Seniors open on Friday.
We took the opportunity today to remove the thick pond weed that had developed on the 6th stream. This was resticting water flow and also was a real eyesore. A large excavator was hired in and 10 trailer loads of weed and silt were removed. We will tidy the fairway side tomorrow and keep the banks cut and tidy.

Welcome to the Blog associated with the regular maintenance of the Morecambe Golf Club.
The team hope to provide you with updates and information you may be interested in on the week to week running of this seaside links.
Hope you enjoy reading our news.

Cheers,
Morecambe Greens team.