Crocodile Rocks the Severn Valley!

Phil Evansin Industry News

The Astbury Hall Golf Complex is set in the idyllic Severn valley, near Bridgnorth. Owned by Kenneth 'K.K.' Downing - a founder member of the legendary 70's & 80's Rock band Judas Priest, this new 27 hole championship course and leisure development has three 9 hole courses within its select golfing location.

uMej78Fucu9gIQDBsqqr.jpgCourse Manager Sean Jarvis has responsibility for the 27 hole project which began in 2005 with the design and construction of the first nine hole course. The second nine hole course is currently being grown in and near completion - due later this year.

Roger Adams the owner of R.J.Adams attended the January Open Morning at Crocodile Golf and is a Mobile Agricultural & Groundcare Engineer. He is contracted to the Astbury Hall Golf Complex regarding their machinery and equipment maintenance. The fleet mainly being Toro includes two Toro Flex 21 Pedestrian Mowers for Greens, two Toro 1000 Pedestrian Mowers for Tees and approaches, one 3250D Greens Triple Micro Cut Blades and a second set of units fitted with Tournament blades, one 5500 D Fairway Mower and one Jacobsen Triking.

In addition to supplying a maintenance and repair service Roger's company also offers a complete mobile grinding service to cover all machines up to 36" wide in their newly purpose-built trailer which houses the famous Bernhard Express Dual Spin Grinder, Anglemaster 3000 and Bernhards new relief grinder.

R.J.Adams are happy to supply and fit Crocodile Golf replacement cylinders and bottom blades but also offer a wide range of genuine parts.

On a recent visit to Astbury Hall to carry out cylinder grinding and to fit Crocodile bottom blades on 18 cutting units over the course of two and a half days, he re-iterated the impact that these have had on the golf course sector over the past 12 months. Commenting on this, Roger said, " We are extremely pleased to be associated with the range of Crocodile replacement blades. These are excellent quality and competitively priced British product. We understand Course Manager Sean Jarvis is very pleased with the end result."

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Photo caption: Roger Adams (Engineer) and Course Manager Sean Jarvis pictured outside Astbury Hall

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