Golf Greens and Green-Keeping

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The first book to publish in our new series The Classics of Golf Course Maintenance and Construction. This vintage book is an exact reprint of the highly sought-after, circa 1906, Golf Greens and Green-Keeping, by Horace Hutchinson. A celebration of the modern-day golf course superintendent, this amazing book takes you back to the roots of the profession, providing the cornerstone on which current maintenance and construction practices were built. With basic principles that hold true today, Golf Greens and ...

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Overview

The first book to publish in our new series The Classics of Golf Course Maintenance and Construction. This vintage book is an exact reprint of the highly sought-after, circa 1906, Golf Greens and Green-Keeping, by Horace Hutchinson. A celebration of the modern-day golf course superintendent, this amazing book takes you back to the roots of the profession, providing the cornerstone on which current maintenance and construction practices were built. With basic principles that hold true today, Golf Greens and Green-Keeping educates through insightful chapters on green construction and maintenance, bunker placement and design, maintenance of fairways and tees, and course routing and strategy—along with rarely seen photographs from the turn of the century.

Vintage photographs of St. Andrews, Hoylake, Royal St. Georges, North Berwick, Prestwick, Walton Heath, and more show the mastery of their original designs. From the unique hazards, to classic holes—Redan, and green complexes that simply can not be copied, this book is almost impossible to find, and is extremely rare. Copies can sell for more than one thousand dollars! Now you van add this treasure to your personal collection., with many more classics to follow!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575041582
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/28/2001
  • Series: Classics of Golf Course Maintenance And
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.35 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introductory (Horace G. Hutchinson).

Chapter 2. The Formation of Turf (Gilbert Beale).

Chapter 3. Treatment and Upkeep of Seaside Links (Hugh Hamilton).

Chapter 4. Typical East Coast Links — Deals (Henry Hunter).

Chapter 5. Treatment and Upkeep of a Golf Course on Light Inland Soil (H.S. Colt).

Chapter 6. Construction and Upkeep of Health Land Courses (W. Herbert Fowler).

Chapter 7. Formation and Upkeep of Courses Made Out of Pine Forests (S. Mure Ferguson).

Chapter 8. Treatment of an Inland Green on Medium Soil (Peter Lees).

Chapter 9. Upkeep of a Golf Course on Chalk Downs (Leonard Keyser).

Chapter 10. Golf Course on Heavy Soil (James Braid).

Chapter 11. Making a Park Course (E. Mepham).

Chapter 12. Formation and Placing of Hazards (C.K. Hutchinson).

Chapter 13. Remarks on the Laying Out of Courses (H.H. Hilton).

Chapter 14. The Championship Courses (H.H. Hilton).

Chapter 15. General Deductions of Greenkeeping (Horace G. Hutchinson).

Chapter 16. A Few Leading Principles in Laying Out Links (Horace G. Hutchinson).

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