Course News

8th March 2017

March Course News

Redevelopment of Practice Putting Green We are delighted to announce that the Watson Foundation will be funding the redevelopment of the Putting green in front of the clubhouse. The contractors will expand and level the putting surface. We are hoping that this work will get underway before the end of the month. Scottish Water Works Works to replace the main […]
22nd February 2017

Test Drainage Works

Thanks to funding from the Watson Foundation, Ground Water Dynamics, have just  carried out limited work beside the 9th green and behind the 7th green to show the club how effective their drainage solutions are. [slideshow_deploy id=’9748’]    
10th February 2017

Course News

Scottish Water Works Somewhat belatedly Scottish Water will be starting work on replacing their sewer on Monday 20th February. The work is due to last 6 weeks but the contractors, George Leslie, have assured us that they will attempt to complete the work as quickly as possible. The work will mean disruption to the first tee and loss of some […]
21st December 2016

Winter Works : Overview

As many hardy souls will know there are a number of heavy-duty works which have started around the golf course. For example, the green-keeping team have excavated the old, perished, astro turf inserts from a number of tees (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 12th, 17th) and had them patched with turf taken from the clearance works at the Gents old 16th tee. […]
1st December 2016

Mild Weather Continues into December

Photos taken today by our Course Manager. Yes, we have been cutting Greens on 1st December. We’ve made sure the boys are protected with FACTOR 20.   Just in case.  
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.  
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 […]
7th November 2016

Course Sub Committee Autumn Report to Members

Please follow link to a report prepared by the course sub committee, any feedback can be made to course@douglasparkgolfclub.co.uk course-report-to-membership-autumn-2016-dr
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 !