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Thanks for this photo tour Sean. The photo of the last 50 yds or so of the 18th looks ever so similar to the 14th at County Sligo.atb
DavidThe Dundonald site might have been used for grazing livestock (which links course didn't have grazing at some point ?) but it was never cultivated as far as I am aware. Certainly I wouldn't classify it as farmland as it is pure sand underneath.Niall
DavidI admit I have a track record of advising you wrongly but in this instance I seriously think you have been misled by the GM who I assume wasn't around when it was built. I wonder if he was referring to Loch Lomond ?I recall being driven over the site when they were doing the shaping and it was all sand, not just sand capped. In fact I recall having a conversation in the pub with the developer a couple of years after that visit discussing the difficulty of growing grass in sand ! I think his knowledge of agronomy was even worse than mine and suspect he might have been a bit of a challenge for Kyle Philips. Anyway before they started work it was fairly flat links scrub land and I think they basically scraped off whatever organic matter was on top and piled it to one side which is how the "dunes" were formed. Niall