Another fine week of weather for the North of Ireland Championship the competitors were lucky enough to play in benign conditions.
The course is as firm as most can remember yet we have been able to use just enough water to keep the turf alive.
2 weeks ago we began lightly watering landing areas morning and evening to aid germination of divots as this is the down side to these drought conditions.
Greens were rolling at 10′ 2″ at the beginning of the week increasing to 10′ 6″ by the final day on Friday.
Paul, waiting for the hole paint to dry a little before the next coat.
Valley 4th on Qualifying days
Graeme gave up some of his down time for a photo shoot on Wednesday
1st tee looking a little parched
Dunluce 4th green on Monday
Gary taking care of Dunluce approaches
Ben keeping a close eye on dry areas on Dunluce