September Greens Review and Maintenance Work

September Greens Review and Maintenance Work  September has been like August with a dry start to the month and a rainy finish with 21mm of rain falling in the last week. Spiking the greens twice this month has enabled water to percolate through the thatch layer and the greens have remained firm. This is the…

Covid-19 Update – 24th September 2020

WE WILL REMAIN FULLY OPEN FOR BUSINESS!  Further to the Government announcement regarding legislation relating to COVID-19 restrictions for the leisure and hospitality industry. We have taken the following decisions with regard to customer movements in and around our facilities at Thorpe Wood Golf Course. All customers will be expected to wear face covering when…

August Greens Review and Maintenance Work

August has been a tale of 2 halves. A warm start turned into a temperatures exceeding 35 which continued into the 2nd week of August. To combat this wetting agent application was increased along with spiking greens to help water from the irrigation to penetrate below the surface. Watering with the hosepipe was also required…

Driving Range New Opening Times

From 1st September 2020 we have updated the opening times of our Driving Range. Monday – Friday 10:15 -19:15 Saturday & Sunday 10:15 – 18:15 Social distancing and guidelines still in place: No groups No spectators No hire clubs 60 balls per bay will be allocated Card payment only

Our E-voucher Shop is now Open!

The Perfect Gift For Golfers! Give lovers of the green some much-appreciated time playing their favourite game with one of our vouchers. This a great gift idea for holidays, birthdays, and lots more and there is something for every skill level! Vouchers available to purchase: 18 Hole Green Fee 18 Hole Twilight Green Fee Senior…

August Greens Report

August Greens Report   Greens: Continued aeration and topdressing will help level surfaces and dilute thatch levels. As the spring maintenance was missed in April some areas on the greens have taken longer to recover. The 14th green will be cored along with some areas on the greens that are still a problem. Unless conditions,…

Greens Report July 2020 Review

Greens Report July 2020   July had up to the 23rd a total of 56mm of rain which has helped the course and taken the pressure off the irrigation system. The greens are currently being cut to a 4mm as they are now under less stress. All the greens have been spiked with the 1st,…