Dear Member, As we move into the next phase of development with the Pro Shop and American Golf we are now seeking your help to remove all trolleys from the Caddy Shed to allow us to have the area developed. The new home for your trolley will be at the rear of the Clubhouse in […]
Today saw the opening of the new Americangolf store at Dumfries and Galloway Golf Club a whole week ahead of schedule. Captain Kenny Degnan cut the ceremonial ribbon in front of a number of club members and staff, handing over the shop to Arlene Bovill, Americangolf Regional Sales Manager for Scotland. Stock is still arriving […]
Here are a couple of videos on our recent bunker work.
January/February Throughout the winter months the green staff started a bunker reconstruction program. The first to be addressed were the bunkers at the 1st and the 18th. Due to the volume of work required to complete this project a local digger contractor was brought in to help the green staff. Work started on the bunkers […]
Winter Projects – Tree Management November/December 2016 As some of you maybe be aware the green staff have started the process of putting a Tree Management plan into action. There is a number of areas on the course that need attention and the aim is to do as many as possible when the weather is […]
Due to retirement Dumfries and Galloway Golf Club are seeking to recruit committed, innovative stewards to deliver a memorable customer experience. We are a forward looking club that has embarked upon a journey of progressive improvement across all aspects of the club. To attract the right staff an attractive remuneration package will be provided which […]
October 2016 Greens renovations got underway on the 3rd October 2016 with the greens verti-drained using 22mm tines to a depth of approximately 8 inches. This process took the best part of 3 days. The vertical draining was then followed up with the turf iron to minimise disturbance. Vertical draining allows the exchange of gases […]
October 2016 The ditch at the left hand side of the 8th hole was badly needing cleared, this was to help with drainage on the 11th and 12th fairways. The outlet from the old burn on the 11th(which was piped a number of years ago) leads into this ditch. The ditch was cleared from the […]
Drainage on hole 17 AUGUST 2016 The decision was made to install drainage on the right hand side of the 17th fairway as this has been a problem area for a number of years. Contractors were brought in to carry out the work and worked along side our Deputy Head Greenkeeper Steven Carmichael who […]
A series of videos detailing the work currently being carried out by the greens team can be viewed here. Don’t forget to visit our YouTube Page.
Dear Member As part of our ongoing course maintenance we have employed contractors to install drainage pipes on – The practice area to alleviate flooding on the 17th fairway. The drains will generally run along the line of the trees with hopefully little impact on golfers. The practice area will be out of commission […]