17th August

Hi All, Well quite a change over the last week in the weather ! Thankfully gone are those high temperatures and for most locations we have seen rainfall, some of it really heavy. The Davis Vantage Pro at Northampton County recorded a rain rate of 110 mm per hour last week, so that’s roughly 4 1/2 inches per hour in old money and judging by the stuff I drove through on Thursday, that would be no means be the highest we would have seen recently. It will have played havoc with bunkers and I can imagine there is some pretty thrashed ones around the country this Monday morning. Bunkers are the bane of a greenkeepers life for sure. A highly