Can you not just isolate the radiator that you are swapping out by closing the valves at each end then opening the bleed valve and gently removing the valves from the radiator whilst catching the water into a container?
I have no axe to grind, and I know folk who are members at both Dalmahoy and Ratho. As you will be aware Dalmahoy is a Country Club whereas Ratho is a Golf Club. Personally speaking, if I was only looking to play golf, then I would choose Ratho over Dalmahoy every day.
Unfortunately at our course, when we start playing off mats we also use winter tees and sometimes winter greens thus rendering the Measured Course requirement unoperable. We do however use a Winter Masterscoreboard and a Winter League which gives us a winter handicap for home competitions only.
Absolutely brilliant day up here today, not a cloud in the sky or a breath of wind so it probably won't get dark until 18:45! . Enjoy Ashludie, as long as you don't get stuck behind the old buffers you should be fine.
I played Kilspindie for the first time this summer. It was a roll over from the start of lockdown as we had booked to play their Seniors Open in 2020. I have played Gullane, Longniddry, Dunbar etc many many times over the years but never Kilspindie, but what a course! I simply loved it and will...