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Meet Our Staff


Jeff McManus started as an apprentice at Cumberland Country Golf Club straight from school in 1992.
Jeff completed his Turf Horticulture certificate lll and progressed to become third in charge and for the past 8 years Jeff has held the position of Assistant Superintendent.

July 22nd, 2016


2nd Green Bunkers
Shaping of the bunkers is almost complete. Unfortunately 38 mm of rain this week has slowed progress. Drainage, Bidum cloth and sand will be added to the rear bunker next week. Bidum cloth is a fabric that helps to stop clay particles infiltrating the bunker sand.

Meet Our Staff

matthewMatthew Lewis joined Cumberland Country Golf Club as an apprentice in 2012. Matthew, along with 4 other apprentices from other New South Wales Clubs were interviewed to compete for the NSWGCSA Apprentice of the Year. We are extremely proud of Matthew’s achievements.

He is currently completing the Certificate IV in Sports turf Management.

July 20th, 2016

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Fairway Renovation
A lengthy process in which all 18 fairways are aerated, rolled, cut and an application of gypsum was spread over all fairways. Gypsum is a soft white-grey mineral known as a ‘clay breaker’ because it helps to improve the physical condition of heavy clays and improves soil structure.

July 20th, 2016


Blowing Fairways
A weekly process in which debris is blown off fairways into tree lines, allowing cylinder fairway mowers to produce a higher quality of cut and create ​an aesthetically pleasing picture.

July 19th, 2016


The positive impact of greens aeration. Solid tining of greens on a regular basis produces roots of 4 inches as you can see in the photo above. Strong deep roots leads to better turf quality and less irrigation.

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