Golf Greens: History, Design, and Construction

Golf Greens: History, Design, and Construction

By Dr. Michael J. Hurdzan. Golf Greens offers a hands-on resource to the design, construction, and history of all types of golf greens. Provides highly illustratative coverage, with a sixteen-page, full-color section featuring shots of old and new greens, greens under construction, and newly finished greens. Also provides guidelines for determining best construction methods--with special emphasis placed on site-specific concerns. Covers turfgrass selection with detailed information on artificial turf. Shows how design can be used to make greens fast or slow to match player and course.
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Golf Greens: History, Design, and Construction



By Dr. Michael J. Hurdzan. Golf Greens offers a hands-on resource to the design, construction, and history of all types of golf greens. Provides highly illustratative coverage, with a sixteen-page, full-color section featuring shots of old and new greens, greens under construction, and newly finished greens. Also provides guidelines for determining best construction methods--with special emphasis placed on site-specific concerns. Covers turfgrass selection with detailed information on artificial turf. Shows how design can be used to make greens fast or slow to match player and course.

Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Timeline.
CHAPTER 1: Evolution of the Golf Green.
CHAPTER 2: Golf Green Theories.
CHAPTER 3: Design Considerations for Golf Greens.
CHAPTER 4: Making Intelligent Compromises in Green Construction.
CHAPTER 5: Green Construction Techniques.
CHAPTER 6: Rootzone Sampling, Testing, and Evaluation.
CHAPTER 7: Selecting Turfgrasses or Artificial Turf for Greens.
CHAPTER 8: Legal Liabilities of Golf Green Construction.
CHAPTER 9: Postscript: My Personal Experiences Building Golf Greens and the Future of Greens.
Index.


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