John Greasley - Recent projects
Profile Golf™ provides the leading soil amendments for construction, renovation, and maintenance projects on courses around the world. Additionally, Profile Golf offers complete consultative resources and high end hydraulically-applied mulch products for erosion control and vegetative establishment, helping courses to advance long-term turf health; deliver more cost-effective turf ; and ensure compliance with erosion and sediment control regulations. Profile Golf is the first and only program of its kind that helps golf course architects, builders and superintendents realize greater synergy in finding soil solutions for both maintenance and construction.
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Recent projects include reinstatement of 3 courses around Manchester following the installation of United Utilities 1200mm diameter watermain, involving new greens, tees, bunkers and paths, with over 8 hectares of new turf being laid. Maintained up to opening in spring 2011. Contract value in excess of £1.7m with Jonathan Tucker of STRI supervising.
A large range of bunker refurbishment projects have been undertaken during the autumn with the final phases being completed at East Berkshire and Longcliffe Golf Clubs, both projects carried out in three phases.
Ongoing projects include works at Farnham Park Golf Club and Dibden Golf Centre involving both bunker and green reconstruction.
New bunker projects started this autumn to be phased include the total refurbishment of the ‘Colt’ bunkers at Tandridge with Frank Pont; the first nine holes at Farleigh Court with the remaining eighteen holes to follow in the spring and autumn of 2011 and three holes at the Worcester Golf and Country Club.