The 2015 Solheim Cup will be remembered for many reasons both sporting and otherwise but from a turf management standpoint none more so than the weather which constantly threatened the tournament.
To coincide with our recent restructure and rebrand, Turfgrass has launched a new website to demonstrate our company’s evolution.
With less than two weeks before the first competitive round, Golf Club St. Leon-Rot is nearing championship condition.
Preparations for The 2015 Solheim Cup commenced more than 3 years ago, with the programme of works currently culminating in the delivery of a world class golf course. Architectural improvements were completed last autumn when European Golf Design were appointed to redesign hole 18 and make adjustments to 13. The brief presented to Jeremy Slessor and Dave Sampson was to present strategic playing options for Solheim Cup and the membership of Golf Club St. Leon-Rot thereafter. Continue reading
Solheim Cup European Team Announced: European Captain Carin Koch has made her four picks for this year’s Solheim Cup matches in Germany, naming Caroline Hedwall, Karine Icher, Caroline Masson and Catriona Matthew to complete her 12-woman team. Continue reading
Our client Blackrock Bowling and Tennis Club sent us this video of the progress during the construction of the new green which we were project managers for.
article in www.finegolf.co.uk by Lorne 23rd June 2015
The Chambers Bay course is young and not perfect, on that we can all agree. So,
1. Did it give us one of the most exciting US Opens ever?
2. Did it examine the best players in the world?
3. Did the best come out on top?
To read the article in the Irish Times, Monday June 15, by Philip Reid outlining the Turfgrass link to the U.S. Open click here
To read the Irish Examiner article, Tuesday 16.06.2015, by Simon Lewis who explains John Clarkin’s thoughts on choosing Fescue for Chambers Bay click here
Chambers Bay is not to everyone’s liking, but some are impressed
Dubliner John Clarkin will travel to Seattle next weekend to take in the build-up to the 115th US Open at Chambers Bay. It represents a momentous occasion for his company, Turfgrass Consultancy, which gains the distinction of having handled the agronomy for this, their first Major championship.