skip to Main Content

Course News

Thank you Grant Barrett

Thirteen years at the helm, Duntryleague Greenkeeper Grant Barrett is still loving his job. After yesterday hosting the Blue Mountains and Western Districts Greenkeepers Day, Grant was bubbling with enthusiasm when he spoke about his work and explained what goes…

Read More

Course News – May

The big dry continued in April with no rainfall being recorded at Duntryleague putting added pressure on our already limited water supplies however with good irrigation management our course remained in a good shape for our Club Championships. The addition…

Read More

Course News – April

The Autumn weather conditions have been well received with some much needed rainfall being experienced mid March and early April promoting improved playing surfaces across our course. The renovations completed during the warmer than anticipated conditions in February tested the…

Read More

Course News – March

The continued dry spell is severely impacting on our course conditions with substantially depleted water storage levels necessitating course irrigation to be restricted to tees and greens only. Only 35mm of rainfall has been recorded during February and if it…

Read More

Course News – February

The condition of our golf course is holding up quite well particularly after experiencing another extended dry spell up during 2018. For the 2nd year in a row we received much less than our average rainfall with only 555mm measured…

Read More

Course News – Jan 2019

Another year is out of the way and we are very pleased with the course improvements that have been undertaken in the later half of 2018. After the prolonged dry conditions experienced in the 2017/18 Summer months where our water…

Read More

Course News – November

The course improvement projects undertaken on several holes have been commenced by our greens staff during this past month under the leadership of Grant Barrett. The mounding to the left hand side of the 4th green is now ready for…

Read More

Course News – October

The Spring renovations have been completed to our greens along with the clearing of drainage lines to our bunkers. The cooler weather conditions experienced immediately after the renovations unfortunately slowed the recovery period however our Course Superintendent is confident the…

Read More

Course News – September

Spring renovations: With our Winter months now behind us the Spring renovations have commenced with 12mm solid tyning of our greens to a depth of 150mm to relieve the compaction of our substrate, scarifying the bent grass surfaces to remove…

Read More

Course News – August

Frozen times These past few weeks have certainly dealt up some frosty days for our golfers with several of our tees and greens remaining frozen for majority of the day throwing up some new challenges to test our golfing skills.…

Read More