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Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Tue 21
14ºC
Wed 22
13ºC
Thu 23
13ºC
Fri 24
16ºC
Sat 25
16ºC

Course Status

*Course Open* Mats on 5th Fairway GUR and No Play Zones in effect (see hard card) Updated: 18th May 2024

Course Maintenance Week

Below is a list of tasks that Sean and his hardworking team will be carrying out next week. As always during Course Maintenance Week, there will be rolling hole closures and temporary greens in play until the work is complete. Thank you in advance for your cooperation. 

Greens
Double Verti-cut to thin coarser grasses
Mow
Inject sand into soil profile
Brush Disperse remaining sand
Dyna-core to reduce organic matter
Dyna-seed
Procore to create more holes for seed
Drag remaining seed on surface into holes
Press seed into holes and smooth surface
Light Top Dressing
Fertiliser application  to aid recover and seed germination

Surrounds
Verti-cut to thin coarser grasses
Brush &  Mow
Hollow-core to reduce organic matter
Drag-mat to break up cores
Remove remaining fibreous material
Overseed 
Drag-mat seed into open holes
Drag sand into open holes

Fairways
Brush
Terrarake
Scarify to remove organic matter and thin coarser grasses
Blow and collect debris
Mow
Drill-seed  all fairways and semi rough
Hollow core weak areas  to break up matted grass on weak areas
Break up cores
Overseed weak areas 
Drag seed into holes 
Apply sand to all fairways
Drag Mat

Tees
Fertilise to strengthen sword








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