Farnham Golf Club

Course Management at FGC

Woodland & heathland Management

November 2018

Upcoming works include;

Thinning of pine plantations on 1st hole, including between the 1st and 2nd fairways.

Recent works include;

Thinning of copse between the 10th fairway bunker and the 11th yellow tee. Benefits include;

- Removal of heliotropic stems

- Improved light and air movement

- Widening of the high traffic area prone to high levels of wear

- Improved agronomics to the wider area

Recent heather regeneration scraping works

Below;   15th hole... Stunning 'after' photo taken by Ray Heath

October 2018

15th hole improvements. Benefits include;

- Improved turf health now possible

- Reduced leaf litter

- Reduced shading of green, apron and surround

- Reduced filtering of the desirable blue light that is needed for photosynthesis 

- Improved visibility of greenside bunker

- Improved ability to develop fine acid grasslands between 14th and 15th holes

Overhead view before and after, below...


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