As we go through our winter improvement programme, we thought it would be worth just looking at a couple of ways you can help keep the golf course in tip top condition. We know these are obvious… but sometimes a little reminder can help. We all want to be playing on the best course possible… don’t we?
How to correctly repair a pitchmark
How many times have you got to a green, and found pitchmarks that haven’t been repaired? For whatever reason, many are not repaired and if each golfer repairs one pitch mark then we would have none left on any of our greens. Also, repairing them correctly is crucial…
Watch this video with Golfshake.com’s Owen Davies and Stuart Green from the British and International Golf Greenskeepers Association to learn about the damage a pitchman can do to a green and how you can correctly repair it to speed up recovery.
How to correctly rake a bunker
With all the new bunkers on the golf course, we need to make sure that we now rake them properly, making sure you give the next person in that bunker the best of chances to get out… should they end up in one!
The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association’s Stuart Green is joined by Golfshake.com’s Owen Davies to learn how to correctly rake a bunker and how a bunker is raked for tournament play.