Bunkers, Pits & Other Hazards: A Guide to the Design, Maintenance & Preservation of Golf's Essential Elements / Edition 1

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As every golfer knows, hazards are the heart and soul of the game. This single-source reference is ideal if you're charged with caring for or overseeing the improvement of a golf course. Authors, and golf course designers, Forrest Richardson and Mark Fine trace the history, planning, psychology, design, construction, and maintenance associated with all forms of hazards, providing a comprehensive catalog of the world's most famous hazards.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471683674
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/23/2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.58 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Meet the Author

FORREST L. RICHARDSON, ASGCA, is President of Golf GroupLtd., a golf course design and planning firm in Phoenix, Arizonathat specializes in the preparation and implementation of golfcourse design projects, remodeling studies, and site planningservices.

MARK K. FINE is the founder of Fine Golf Design, Inc., agolf course design and project consulting firm that is activelyinvolved in a number of redesign and restoration projects.

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Table of Contents




CHAPTER 1 The Evolution of Hazards 1

CHAPTER 2 Types of Hazards 17

CHAPTER 3 Twenty Famous Hazards 41

CHAPTER 4 Philosophies of Legendary Architects 97

CHAPTER 5 Psychological Effects of Hazards 133
by Dr. Edward Sadalla

CHAPTER 6 Design & Strategy of Hazards 147

CHAPTER 7 Constructing Hazards 177

CHAPTER 8 Restoration & Maintenance of Hazards 205

CHAPTER 9 Opinions about Hazards 237






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