Golf Course Greens Drainage

David Murdoch, Head Greenkeeper at Liphook Golf Club (and one of a select group to have attained ‘Master Greenkeeper’ status) first contacted Turfdry in 2002, having heard good reports about drainage works carried out at nearby Blackmoor Golf Club. Initially, he wanted some fairway drainage on the 13th hole, which Turfdry completed in October 2003. Looking back two years later, he was impressed enough to describe the Turfdry Drainage System as "brilliant" and decided to have three greens drained using the same system in October 2005.

David’s green-keeping team worked closely with Turfdry’s own four-man team to strip lines of turf prior to the drainage installation. Following completion of the drainage works the stripped turf was replaced, allowing the greens to be back in play within weeks. The works to the 5th, 15th, and 16th greens went very well and David Murdoch commented, "The standard of workmanship on the greens has been absolutely first class."

After close monitoring, the Turfdry (Greens) Drainage System was declared a complete success and two further greens (11th & 12th) were drained in 2006.



"I have never seen drainage work like this in my life! What was the wettest area of the course is now one of the driest."

David Murdoch MG, Head Greenkeeper


Project Summary

Services Provided by Turfdry

  • Greens Survey
  • Drainage Design
  • Drainage Installation


Liphook Golf Club



Liphook Golf Club
Wheatsheaf Enclosure
GU30 7EH