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GOLF


Three or four years ago, we used compost teas


Chipping green


and saw such a reduction in disease that we plan to return to them


moving was taking so much time out of the day, it was difficult to sustain,” says Peter. Time devoted to daily maintenance of greenside bunkers and those on fairways once or twice weekly can mount up, and you have two courses to tackle, each attracting 40,000 to 50,000 rounds a year.”


“And we have to keep repairing the bunkers - and the sides of the fairways - that badgers damage in their search for worms and chafer grubs - there are a couple of setts in the grounds.”


By the time of its 25th anniversary, the Cheshire had notched up one million rounds. “Among many tournaments held on the course, perhaps the most famed was the Pre-qualifier 1 for the European Tour from 1998 to 2002,” Peter says. Famous faces have pitted their golfing prowess against Carden courses, including footballers Michael Owen and Peter Crouch, comedians Jasper Carrott and Paddy McGuinness, world snooker champion


Dennis Taylor and actor Johnny Briggs amongst a host of other celebrities.


The Nicklaus


Leading majors winner (18) Jack Nicklaus carved a second career for himself designing golf courses, many reflecting The Golden Bear’s record of long hitting off the tee.


He constructed Carden Park’s course in 1998 and, at 7,045 yards, it is a tad longer than the Cheshire.


A tour flagship, the Nicklaus hosted five years of the Senior Open Championship qualifying until 2005.


With USGA specification greens throughout, the Nicklaus has a head start on many private members clubs, but the course poses headaches for Peter and the team in other ways.


“The Nicklaus is a contemporary course,” Peter notes, “with heavy tree-lined holes and tighter fairways. We leave it natural, but our biggest challenge is that the


PC August/September 2019


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