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LGC Course Update – Friday 24/04/2020

Yesterday, Dylan and Denis were busy finishing off the secondary work which was generated out of the Greens Couch Reduction Program.  Whilst excavating the collar around each green to a depth of 100 mm, an enormous amount of soil rich in turf root, was removed and re-cycled by placing it around the light rough on a number of fairways, with the intention of rehabilitating those areas devoid of soil...
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LGC Course Update – Wed 22/4/2020 – Seeding

The seeding of the 9th green and the turf nursery was undertaken today to cap off a busy 8 days for the Team.  I asked you last update to think about how many kilograms of seeds would be needed to adequately cover the 9th green to produce a top class finish.  A few responders guessed between 30 to 100 kilo's but I am pleased to say the figure was actually closer to just 3 kilograms;  with about 9,...
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LGC Course Update – Work On 9th Green Nears Completion

  With favourable weather conditions last week Dylan, Denis and their regular band of volunteers, have put in some long hours to push ahead with the 9th green project after the good work the previous week with the removal of the surface and then the base shaping, as previously reported on.  The week started with final shaping of the green, surrounds and the slope away from the green at the...
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Leongatha Golf Club Chips In For Tough Win.

Break-In News. As our members know, over the past 4 months Leongatha Golf Club, along with most South Gippsland Golf Clubs and some small businesses,  have been at the mercy of an artful miscreant who had repeatedly broken into our clubs at night.  The three burglaries on our Clubhouse caused lots of distress and unnecessary costs in repairing the extensive damage, usually to points of entry an...
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Australian Sports Turf Managers Association monthly magazine, TurfGrass

TurfGrass - March Issue 2020 Leongatha Golf Club featured prominently in the Australian Sports Turf Managers Association monthly magazine in March 2020. The magazine known as TurfGrass, features a Regional Golf Course in each issue with LGC Superintendent, Dylan McMeekin answersing a number of questions put to him for the March edition.By reading this article, ...
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Leongatha Golf Club -Course Update – April 2020

Although our Leongatha Golf Course has been closed to members and visitors for playing golf, work that was commenced some time ago by Dylan and his team, on the removal of encroaching couch grass from the greens, has been steadily progressing with the assistance of a number of volunteers, led by Peter Seth.Although our Leongatha Golf Course has been closed to me...
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The Board of Leongatha Golf Club  have decided that in light of the continued rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus throughout Victoria, we can no longer keep the club open for either our members or the public. As a result, THE COURSE, CLUBHOUSE AND PRACTICE FACILITIES WILL BE CLOSED FROM 25TH MARCH FOR ALL GOLFERS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.   We thank you for your understanding in making this ...
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Sunday 23 Feb – LGC “Day on the Green”

Sunday 23rd Feb was Leongatha Golf Club's inaugural "Day on the Green".  Our General Manager Sharon Marsh was the driving force behind the day, to open up the course and showcase the Club as a venue which can cater for your special event.  The LGC members enjoy a social time as well as their golf, so it was great to see a good crowd of around 200 locals and visitors making themselves comfortable u...
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Tuesday Hi Lo Stableford

We had 17 groups playing in today's Hi Lo Stableford competition. The winners on the day were the defending champion team of Greg Ellt, Colin Bear, Garry Friend and Peter Walsh with a score of 69 points. Runners up were the two teams of Don Smith, Allen Edney, Brad O'Brien and Warren Dummett as well as Fred DeBondt, Fred DeBono, Ted Bruinewoud and Ed Poole on 68 points. Best Score outside the w...
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