Staff reseeding swathes of grass at leading golf course

Staff at a leading golf course are having to reseed swathes of grass after accidentally spraying the wrong kind of weedkiller.

Approaches to holes at Haywards Heath Golf Course in West Sussex were scorched after grounds staff used Gallup 360 chemical instead of a weaker alternative. A course representative said: "The fairways, greens or tees are perfect, the affected areas consisted of a few approaches and surrounds to about 11 holes. The work will take around six months and, fortunately, we have good growing conditions."


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