Turf Managers' Handbook for Golf Course Construction, Renovation, and Grow-In / Edition 1by Charles B. White
Pub. Date: 01/28/2000
For the first time a book finally combines field experience with the fundamentals of turf science to help you understand the concepts involved in proper grown-in management, and to troubleshoot problems on-site throughout the management process. A major goal os this unique handbook is to outline and detail the numerous quality control issues that face golf course… See more details below
For the first time a book finally combines field experience with the fundamentals of turf science to help you understand the concepts involved in proper grown-in management, and to troubleshoot problems on-site throughout the management process. A major goal os this unique handbook is to outline and detail the numerous quality control issues that face golf course superintendents and managersto serve as a guideline for the multitude of questions that need to be addressed before, during and after construction. It stresses the magnitude and importance of finish construction and grow-in as it relates to turf maintenance, turf performance and the playability of the coursefrom its opening into the future. A great resource to help educate owners and developers about the details of the grow-in sequence and its budgetary requirements.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Where to Start? The Big Picture.
Chapter 2. The QC/Management Role as Owner Representative.
Chapter 3. Agronomic Concerns of Finish Construction Details.
Chapter 4. Ready to Plant?: Planting Details.
Chapter 5. Fertilization/Control Product Management.
Chapter 6. Programmed Management Areas of Establishment: Irrigation, Mowing.
Chapter 7. Erosion and Sediment Control/Damage Repair.
Chapter 8. Cultural Program Establishment.
Chapter 9. First Year Budget/Special Needs.
Chapter 10. Particulars of Renovating an Existing Course.
Chapter 11. Specialized Areas of Concern.
Chapter 12. Closing Comments.
Appendix 1: Example Final Critical Path.
Appendix 2: Architect Drawings Are Excellent Field Notebooks.
Appendix 3: Properly Detailed Asbuilt Drawing.
Appendix 4: Average Projected Water Availability vs. Need.
Appendix 5: Water Suitability Standards for Irrigation.
Appendix 6: Dual Irrigation System for Green Complex.
Appendix 7: Estimated Golf Course Construction Breakdown.
Appendix 8: Suggested Budgetary Need Breakdowns.
Appendix 9: Maintenance Facility Zones and Major Design Considerations.
Appendix 10: Example Daily Planner as Grow-in Manager.
Appendix 11: Catch Basin Installation Cross Section.
Appendix 12: Green/Bunker Drainage Incorporation.
Appendix 13: Phosphorus Needs at Seeding.
Appendix 14: Fertigation Calibration Worksheet.
Appendix 15: Grow-in Fertility Needs by Turf Type/Area.
Appendix 16: Tissue Nutrient Ranges by Turf Type.
Appendix 17: First Year Budget Line Items/Areas to Address.
Appendix 18: Correct French Drain Profile.
Appendix 19: Deep Root Tree Fertilization Injection Pattern.
Appendix 20: Tree Placement and Shape Affect Playability and Turf Health.
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