Golf Greens: History, Design and Construction / Edition 1 by Michael J. Hurdzan | 9780471459453 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Golf Greens: History, Design and Construction / Edition 1

Golf Greens: History, Design and Construction / Edition 1

by Michael J. Hurdzan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471459453

ISBN-13: 9780471459453

Pub. Date: 06/11/2004

Publisher: Wiley

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.

• Provides guidelines for determining best construction methods—

Overview

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.

• 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 expectations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471459453
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/11/2004
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.23(w) x 9.09(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

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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