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Golf Greens: History, Design and Construction / Edition 1

Golf Greens: History, Design and Construction / Edition 1

by Michael J. Hurdzan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471459453
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/11/2004
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 738,025
Product dimensions: 8.23(w) x 9.09(h) x 1.11(d)

About the Author

MICHAEL J. HURDZAN, PhD, is a golf course architect based in Columbus, Ohio. He is the author of the bestselling book Golf Course Architecture: Design, Construction & Restoration (Wiley). He was the winner of the Golf Course Builders Association of America’s 2002 Donald A. Rossi Award; Golf World magazine’s 1997 Architect of the Year award; and The BoardRoom magazine’s 1999 and 2001 selection for the same honor. Dr. Hurdzan has designed some of golf’s most famous courses, including Devil’s Pulpit and Devil’s Paintbrush in Caledon, Ontario.

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Table of Contents




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 GreenConstruction.

CHAPTER 5: Green Construction Techniques.

CHAPTER 6: Rootzone Sampling, Testing, and Evaluation.

CHAPTER 7: Selecting Turfgrasses or Artificial Turf forGreens.

CHAPTER 8: Legal Liabilities of Golf Green Construction.

CHAPTER 9: Postscript: My Personal Experiences Building GolfGreens and the Future of Greens.


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