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. If using a trolley or buggy, please avoid any areas which are particularly wet. Apologies and many thanks for your cooperation.
Sunday 15th April 2018
Andrew McGee (20) had the game of his life in the first round of this year’s SMP Partners sponsored medal series at Castletown on Saturday. Shooting a nett 67 is something special. Doing it with an 11 on your card is amazing.
Sunday 8th April 2018
There was a two way tie on 42 points in the Captain’s Drive-In on Saturday. Winning the specially minted commemorative medal was the smooth swinging Steven Glynn (21) who is now off (19) but is destined to be lower.Glynn, who in February won the third round of the Winter League Stableford, has been having lessons with Charlie Simpson and is more consistent now. There were a few three putts and the odd duff shot which restricted his Stableford score on the 5th, 11th and 15th but a four pointer nett eagle on the 14th proved crucial on countback.
Castletown Golf Links
Fort Island Road, Derbyhaven
Isle of Man, Great Britain IM9 1UA
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