Golf Course Management – Part 2

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Hampden House, Monument Park, Chalgrove, Oxfordshire, OX44 7RW

Golf Course Management – Part 2


Course Summary – “Golf Course Management – Part 2”:

This course continues the series from Laurence Pithie, a Master Head Greenkeeper with over 40 years experience. Although named “part-2”, you don’t have to have completed part-1 in order to take this course.

In this course, we take a closer look at cultural practices of sound golf course management, from aeration through to over-seeding. We also look at the difficulties in managing fine sports turf areas in relation to disorders, pests and diseases, each presenting a significant risk to play surfaces and the customer’s experience of the course.

Content: Section 1 – Cultural Practices

• Aeration
• Top Dressing
• Scarification
• Over-seeding

Section 2 – Turf Disorders

• Turf Stress
• Thatch
• Dry Patch
• Black Layer
• Algae
• Moss
• Equipment Damage
• Product Damage

Section 3 – Turf Pests

• Earthworms
• Leatherjackets
• Chafer Grubs
• Nematodes
• Moles
• Canada Geese
• Rabbits
• Badgers
• Foxes
• Grazing Animals
• Weeds

Section 4 – Turf Diseases

• Disease Prevention
• Fungicides & Disease Control
• Fusarium
• Anthracnose
• Dollar Spot
• Take-All Patch
• Fairy Rings
• Thatch Fungi or Thatch Collapse
• Red Thread
• Other Turf Diseases

Completing the Course:

Delegates must complete all units of the course, which include quizzes comprising of both multiple-choice and free-type questions, to be awarded the “Promote Training Certificate – Golf Course Management – Part 2”.

Course Cost:

£175.00 (exc.VAT)

Course Location:

Online Learning

Additional Details:

Study Time: Approximately 20 hours
Time Limit: 6-months to complete
Tutor Support: Included

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