More than 60 budding Course Managers attended one or more of the 2 hours training modules delivered jointly by Peter Jones and Kevin Munt this week at BTME Harrogate. The flexible booking arrangement for ’Focus On’ sessions offered by BIGGA for the first time this year meant that delegates could chose anything between one module or […]
The recent renovation of the 31 remaining bunkers at Northwood Golf Club (Phase 2) now completes all 53 bunkers on 18 holes. The project was managed by PJA acting as designer and project manager for the Club.
Following the success of Phase 1 of the bunker improvement programme which commenced in August, it has been agreed that Phase 2 will go ahead in August 2014. PJA was employed as to project manage Phase 1 and took advantage of the dry, firm summer ground conditions and long day-light hours to ensure minimal damage […]
Burnham Beeches G.C. have successfully completed their 3rd year of the bunker renovation works assisted by agronomy and design input from PJA, retained Course Consultant. The works were carried out by Profusion Ltd, and the project included the installation of the Blinder bunker lining system on the 15th hole, and it is likely that the remainder […]
Phase 3 of the bunker renovation and tee leveling programme at Broome Park Golf Club in Kent has now been completed, which completes the course improvement programme which addressed bunkers, tees, and golf course safety issues. The three phases included renovation of 22 bunkers, leveling and enlargement of 7 tees, 3 new tees, 5 new […]
For the 4th year running BIGGA offered Two-Day workshop at BTME at Harrogate aimed at attracting Deputy Course Managers. The workshop title ‘So You Want To Be A Golf Course Manager’ covered an extensive range and depth of information to benefit Deputies and/or First Assistants wishing to progress up the career ladder. This year the […]
Under the direction of James Short the Club Manager and Golf Proffessional, Peter Jones has been instructed to carry out a series of course visits with the aim of assessing the course and making recommendations for working practices that will improve green speeds and putting quality on the greens, along with agronomy improvement proposals for […]
Clydebank & District Golf Club are a recent new client for golf course consultancy and agronomy, and are benefitting from the very low travel costs which enable PJA to fly from Luton Airport to Glasgow Airport on a low budget fare, helping to keep costs to a minimum. Working with Graeme Latto the Course Manager […]
I recently received this written testimonial from the Greens Director at Norhwood GC: “Peter Jones has worked with Northwood Golf Club for just 18 months. With his support the Greens team have achieved astonishing results. Improvement has been steady and, for the first time ever, members and visitors have enjoyed excellent greens in April. Peter’s approach is […]
Following the recent installation of the first traffic-light controlled golfers & greenkeepers road crossing in the UK, the Club are now considering course improvements which will compliment the new safety measures by enhancing the challenge of the historic course and reducing the length of walk between certain holes.