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Latest News

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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 lock down 3. Johnnie has started sanding and staining tee plaques. He has also spent time, finding balls that have gone…...
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Luke Blount Promoted to 1st Assistant greenkeeper

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 the…...
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Spring Is In The Air

The golf course is flourishing as we enter the second week of April and enjoy some warmer weather. This Spring is bringing some spectacular blossom as you can see from the photograph showing one of our cherry trees on the course. It is also lovely to see an abundance of wildlife. Andrew Halfpenny took this…...
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Keeping The Course In Great Condition

Head Green keeper Andrew Halfpenny and Green keeper Luke Blount remain at work whilst the course is closed. Our aim is to have the course in the best possible condition for when you return. With this in mind we’re currently able to get on and do essential work whilst the course is empty. All the greens…...
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Healthy Spring Growth In Our Golf Greens

The photograph shows a section of soil which has been carefully removed from a green. Whilst it isn’t the most exciting action shot ever it does reveal a lot about the condition of our greens at Ombersley. You can see lovely friable soil within the root zone and also the lovely long white roots which…...
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Interview with General Manager Graham Glenister PGA

From West London to Worcestershire (Interview by John Ashman) JA- Graham, I believe you have been at Ombersley from Day 1: how has your role developed and as your title has changed over the years, how did the job change? GG- Yes that's correct. I was interviewed for the role of Head Professional by Rob…...
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New Buggy Fleet on the Fairway!

They're out on the fairways! They look great and run great. They're also lighter which helps keep the course in the best condition possible. They are extremely user friendly with GPS facility. If you like or need to use a buggy, it's definitely worth considering our buggy membership...
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Better Bunkers

Green keeper Luke Blount has been preparing the golf course for the new season ahead. With the wet winter hopefully nearing the end, we want to make sure the whole course plays as well as possible and continues to be fully operational as many days of the year as we can...
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New Buggy Fleet Have Arrived!

The brand new fleet has arrived. They're not quite ready to go out just yet. But they very soon will be. And did you know we now offer a bolt on buggy membership for you to save on regular use? And just like membership, you can pay monthly to spread the cost. With our free…...
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We’ve done it again….5 Star Hygiene Rating

Relax & Book a Christmas Carvery We are very pleased to announce that following a recent food hygiene inspection that Ombersley Golf Club retains 5 stars. What better excuse to come and try our Sunday Carvery. The delicious meat selections have been enhanced by new accompaniments such as butternut squash, Romanesco baker style potatoes and…...
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