LOCHORE MEADOWS GOLF SEASON TICKET
Application Forms are available to download from here — see attached publication, or from the Golf Course Starters at any of the above courses with the exception of Auchterderran. Autumn Golf Offer Archived news: Water auditing discussions with RES are ongoing and should include the feasibility of some proportion of grey water recycling for certain uses. These include generic and site-specific examples including: The Trust income consists of charitable funding together with golf course revenue from a combination of season ticket memberships and green fees, and the business plan makes provision for the current small operating surpluses continuing to Sample records of staff training were observed showing competence in hand-held and tractor-mounted spraying. Frequency of mowing within these areas is still an issue which is worthy of further consideration as has been noted elsewhere in this report.
This offer cannot be used in conjunction with the Summer Discount Vouchers. All are notable however in having very intimate links with the communities they serve, and are readily accessible either on foot or by public transport.
Fuel consumption weason diesel and petrol by maintenance vehicles has remained stable over the certification period. Continual Improvement Preparation of a formal yet concise and proportionate FGT procurement policy should be investigated. All other wash down areas at least have positive drainage to a gully pot linked to the main sewer with the exception of Kinghorn, which drains to a rough grass out of play area.
The tcket are predominantly located in central and southern Fife locnore cover a range of landscape types; from reclaimed mining sites to mature parkland to coastal links, with resulting widely differing soil conditions. This offer is valid until 31st March Soil moisture meter readings using POGO digital sensor and app.
News Search Search Include Archives. There have been no formal energy audits to date but discussions with RES are ongoing to include FGT lochoge in future council-wide projects. Frequency of mowing within these areas is still an issue which is worthy of further consideration as has been noted elsewhere in this report.
Continual Improvement As noted above wash down areas should be addressed if possible. The Courses Manager confirmed that overall nutrient consumption rates had fallen significantly during the pre-Certification period although detailed records are no longer available.
I would very strongly endorse this achievement, but at the same time would also emphasise that within the admittedly very considerable constraints of providing an appropriate level of golfing challenge, and overall resource prioritisation, there are undoubtedly substantial areas, particularly on the more extensive sites, where opportunities still exist to progress further.
This should also aim to incorporate replication of tickst public recycling centre at Cowdenbeath Dora yard.
However the key ethical and environmental principles are followed albeit on an informal basis, with supporting evidence available. These need not be over-engineered, and msadows also provide ecosystem services — see St Andrews Eden Course example. Overall the contribution to community wellbeing is exemplary, extending also to general greenspace provision, and including the provision of very substantial essential ecosystem ticjet.
Continual Improvement Website and Facebook news reporting opportunities could be further enhanced The FGT team reported that opportunities may be being missed for additional linkages with the Fife Council outdoor access team, due to funding constraints.
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While the completed work at Lochire represents an exemplar project in this regard, perhaps further consideration should be given to potential projects elsewhere. Historically some chemical testing took place of run-off and leachate from mining waste at Auchterderran. Overall energy locjore is accordingly currently not within FGT control. Where relevant all other facilities have secure storage meeting criteria for hazardous materials. The golf provision is further enhanced by the outstanding contribution which the sites as a whole deliver for community wellbeing; including through multiple shared use with other recreational activities, in overall greenspace provision, and in essential ecosystem services.
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All sites were surveyed in and detailed sites notes and accompanying maps are available. Open ditches seawon small wetland patches are a feature of the FGT llochore and evidence of good practice in avoidance of chemical application was readily observed. The newly constructed swale at Glenrothes appears to have unexplored potential in this regard.
Long roughs are managed with one cut per year, with arisings currently stored. Autumn Golf Offer Archived news: This initial verification of the Fife Golf Trust FGT covers seven discrete sites; five hole and two 9-hole courses, together with seven maintenance facilities, five of which are shared with other Fife Council services.
Water auditing discussions with RES are ongoing and should include the feasibility of some proportion of grey water recycling for certain uses. The key observation under this heading is undoubtedly that the turf management practices represent an exemplary balance between the competing criteria of playing quality, environmental conditions, and available resources.
Nutrient consumption is now extremely low considering that the equivalent of 6 x 18 hole courses are treated. Spill kits and accident reporting meets criteria. New bike lockers for golfers have recently been installed at Dora. The Business Plan shows a slow but steady growth in total season ticket holders; participation by Juniors and Female golfers is also increasing, and at a proportionately higher rate.
Consumption records are drawn from overall meter readings at the shared facilities, and therefore represent a significant over-estimate. Discounted golf at Elmwood, South Ayrshire GolfEdinburgh Leisure, and South Lanarkshire Golf Courses Unlimited Sign-on rights up to 3 per round played at weekdays and weekends If a particular course is closed due to bad weather, usually one or more of the other courses would remain open.
If a particular course is closed due to bad weather, usually one or more of the other courses would remain open. Meters have now been installed to measure golf course irrigation use exclusively, and figures are anticipated to be available for the recertification period. Payments can also be made at any of the above named courses with the exception of Auchterderran. As a consequence of agreements at the time of establishment of the Trust inresponsibility for utilities budgets was retained by Fife Council.
The course at Dunniker similarly links closely with its parkland recreational setting, with the network of core paths a key feature. This would allow unlimited play on:. On a similar note the trend for increased signage should be resisted wherever possible, especially away from the course entrances, and teeing grounds. Overall turf health and soil conditions are monitored with expert advice from STRI.
Landscape renewal of the original brown-field mining land use on courses including Lochore and Dora is an additional strength. Continual Improvement Baseline Surveys. Open ditches are a common and very welcome drainage solution across the FGT sites, and generally also provide a very successful wetland habitat. The recent advisory reports from STRI on the condition of all seven courses are extremely positive.