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    • Where have the past three months gone?  Next week we are looking forward to welcoming you all back to the golf club.  March is going to be a pretty dry month overall only 13mm of rain so far I’m sure we will get more before the end of the month. To find a March this dry we have to go back 9 [...]

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      Well into March now, with some lovely spring like weather at the start of the month. The course has dried up really well, giving us chance to do more course maintenance. We ended February with 44mm of rain, which is slightly below average. But much better than last year’s 97mm which was the  [...]

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      Here we are heading towards the end of February. 84mm of rain was recorded in January. We have just had the coldest week of the winter with temperatures not getting above 1 degrees during the day, for the whole week, with some really hard frosts at night. Add the wind chill on to that, and on the [...]

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      January finished on rather a wet note, with 84mm of rain recorded. 43mm of that fell in the last week. That’s 18mm more than last year and the wettest January for 5 years. The course is taking the rain very well, with only the usual wet areas, and you know where they are! Its always nice to see[...]

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      Membership renewals will be sent on email this year. You can view them either on the app or by logging into your account online. With COVID restrictions likely to be in place for the foreseeable future, there has never been a better time to download and use our app. A lot of you do already- that's [...]

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      We start the second half of the month with milder weather. This has given us the opportunity to get  out and do some much needed golf course maintenance. Jake has mown the greens. Due to the weather, they  hadn’t been cut since the 22nd of December. That’s 24 days. Lots of grass on them for[...]

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      GREENKEEPING DIARY, By Andrew Halfpenny The new year started badly for us, with 4 inches of snow. The lads worked hard on the Monday to get the course ready for play, only later that evening to be plunged into lockdown3. Johnnie has started sanding and staining tee plaques. He has also spent [...]

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      We are writing  to clarify the situation regarding Ombersley Golf Club membership fees during the series of lockdowns during the 2020-21 membership year.   Credits For 2020-21 Membership Fees in Relation to: Lockdown 1:The 7 week lockdown between March & May 2020 Lockdown 2:The 4[...]

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      This week the Greenkeeper’s have started work on bunker maintenance. They are all being edged, tidied and refilled with sand . Here are a few photos showing the different stages.

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      We are delighted to report that Luke Blount has been promoted to 1st Assistant green keeper at Ombersley Golf Club. Luke began working with us as an apprentice when he left school aged 16 back in 2013. He began by passing his tractor test and attending college on a day release basis from work. In[...]

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