DP Course

30th November 2016

Stri Certification for Greenkeepers

Fresh from last week’s STRI Training Courses held at Haggs Castle GC are our Greenkeepers Simon Murray and Andrew Clarke. Pictured below receiving their STRI Certificates from Captain Brian Thistle.  
28th November 2016

Junior Prize Giving : 27th November 2016

This year’s Prize Giving at Douglas Park was held on Sunday 27/11 where Junior Convener Angus Watson gave his review of the year. Below are photographs of the Prize Winners for 2016. Further details to follow :  
19th November 2016

Poor Under Foot Conditions : November 2016

Updated : 24.11.16 By Captain Brian Henry Thistle +++++ As a consequence of the recent heavy rains and for the protection of the grounds the Course Manager has requested that unless absolutely necessary, motor trolleys should NOT be used on the course. We are endeavouring to keep the course open for play as much as possible and without this course […]
26th October 2016

Another Champion Golfer at Douglas Park

Pictured here receiving his trophy at the BIGGA AGM today (26th October 2016) is our Course Manager, Drew McKechnie. The competition was over two rounds at the start and finish of the season and Drew emerged top of the pile. Congratulations from all of us at the club !  
26th October 2016

2016 Poppy Appeal & Battle Of the Somme Commemoration

This year, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, we have taken delivery of a suitably adorned flag to fly on our “16th” green. Please give generously to this year’s poppy appeal. Some photos attached of our flag flying proudly.  
24th October 2016

Some Autumn Tidy Ups at the 1st & 18th

Course looking spic and span as a result of good working conditions during this fantastic dry spell in October 2016 (that’s torn it). Please note that Fairway Mats will be in use from 1st November and Tee Mats will be put in place on selected tees during this week. In the meantime, please do your bit to replace any divots […]
15th October 2016

Mosshead Trophy Results

The Mosshead Trophy, for Ladies & Gents sections, was played for over the Hilton Course at Hilton Park Golf Club, on Sunday 9th October. The Ladies section were Runners-Up (on a BiH) to the hosts, Hilton Park GC and missed winning the trophy by 13 Stableford Points. The best I can report about the Gents section was that they too […]
6th October 2016

Do You Remember This View ?

Please “Comment” below if you can remember when this area looked like this. Also, do you know who is featured in the photograph ?
5th October 2016

Autumnal Activities

  A few things happening around the course….. We have a few Winter Temporary Greens marked out in advance of some Winter Works and also highlighted the route for Golf Trolleys to take short of the Greens to protect the surfaces. Also, we are introducing a Colour Coding for the Pin Placements. These will be in place for the remainder […]