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Peninsula Kingswood by the Numbers

Monday 18, Nov 2019

Lets take a look at the numbers...


2: Number of kilometres of creeks created throughout the North and South courses.

2.25: Cost (in millions of dollars) of the PKCGC links maintenance facility. 

3.5: Total size in hectares of the new Pure Distinction greens.

11: The number of different ecological vegetation classes discovered at PKCGC, making it one of the more diverse properties anywhere on the Melbourne Sandbelt.  

12: Amount (in millions of dollars) the North and South course redevelopment component cost.

50: Total size (in hectares) of all couchgrass areas (tees and fairways). 

58: Amount (in millions of dollars) the entire PKCGC merger and redevelopment has cost.

100: Approximate number of staff from the various contractors and consultants that have worked on different aspects of the project, in addition to the 8-10 members of OCCM and 50-60 staff from PKCGC. Among the contractors and suppliers were; Irrigation (Superior Green), hydroseeding (JB Hydroseeding), sprigging (Turf Renovations Australia), drainage and bulk earthworks (SJM), concreting (Creteprint), additional earthmoving (DWE), tree contractors (The Tree Men), nurseries (Australian Ecosystems among others), stonemasons (Peninsula Stonemasons and Brad Bannon Stonemasonary), agronomy (John Neylan), sand (Rocla – who later became Hanson) and rock (Hillview Quarries).

144: Overall size (in hectares) of the PKCGC site, of which almost half is now maintained.

176: Approximate number of bunkers across the property plus many more, less formal sandy wastes.

800: Amount of stonework (in tonnes) used to create the creeks and bridges.

40,000: Amount of sand (in tonnes) that was imported for the construction of greens, bunkers and some tees.

500,000: Approximate number of grasses, trees and shrubs that have been purchased, grown from seed and cuttings collected from site.