Castletown Golf Links
Castletown Golf Club
It’s not been a bad summer so far for growing grass, warm and humid with plenty of the wet stuff, but far from being a normal August it has brought disease to the greens. ANTHRACNOSE, you may have noticed it on the some of the greens particularly the eleventh, small round dark circles that look like broken up fairy rings. Anthracnose occurs in two forms, basal rot and foliar blight, which can develop at different times of the year depending on the weather conditions, hopefully we have it under control. Treatment has been carried out using a heavy dose of iron and a feed of nitrogen.
The news from the new 18th is, we have started building a new forward tee which will be positioned to the left side of the red tee, and the bunkers on the new 18th have been lined, to make them rabbit proof and stone free. In addition work is now under way on creating the beautiful feature bunker that will stop any stray balls over hit down the right hand side of the fairway from running into the gulley.
Course open daily from 8am. Please use the online booking system to reserve your tee-time or call us to enquire. Buggies are permitted but please stick to semi rough, avoid cutting across fairways and keep 20 yards away from greens & surrounds.
Monday 11th February 2019
Guy Murray (14) blasted his way to victory with 34 points from his powerful eight over par round. Parring three of the first four holes Murray escaped the Road Hole with a double bogey for his only single pointer. Then four successive bogeys were ended by a par on the 13th. Murray managed to play par golf from there on in as bogeys on the 14th and 18th were balanced out by back-to-back four pointer birdies on the 16th and 17th.'
Sunday 3rd February 2019
Francis Thoday (15) joined those pilloried people who score 47 points by winning the club Stableford on Saturday by four clear points after two birdies, ten pars and six bogeys. Remarkably, even with a nett 61, Thoday still ended up on the losing 4BBB team and consequently had to buy the coffee.
Monday 28th January 2019
Christmas came late for Colin C Magee, John Byrne, Andrew Challenor and Mark Todd who triumphed in the rearranged Tower Insurance sponsored Texas Scramble turkey shoot at a windy then wet Castletown GC on Saturday.
Castletown Golf Links
Fort Island Road, Derbyhaven
Isle of Man, Great Britain IM9 1UA
T: 01624 822211
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