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Routing the Golf Course: The Art & Science That Forms the Golf Journey / Edition 1

Routing the Golf Course: The Art & Science That Forms the Golf Journey / Edition 1

by Forrest L. Richardson


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ISBN-13: 9780471434801
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/28/2002
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

FORREST L. RICHARDSON, ASGCA, is a golf course architect and President of Forrest Richardson & Associates, a golf course design and planning firm in Phoenix, Arizona. For twenty years, he has evaluated sites for golf courses, created routing plans, and developed golf coures from blueprint to reality. His work has extended from the United States to Russia and from eighteen-hole layouts to small-scale remodeling projects.

Table of Contents

Using this Book
1. The Opening
Hole 1 The Evolution of Golf Course Routing
Hole 2 The Influence of St. Andrews
Hole 3 Understanding Land & Climate
Hole 4 Types of Golf Courses
Hole 5 Parts of the Puzzle
Hole 6 Real Estate, the Almighty Influence
2. Making the Turn
Hole 7 The "Rules" of Routing
Hole 8 Safety Considerations
Hole 9 Fitting Holes Together
Hole 10 The Psychology of the Golf Journey (by Dr. Edward Sadallah)
3. The Heart of the Course
Hole 11 Programming and Site Evaluation
Hole 12 What Makes a Great Golf Course
(an interview with Peter Oosterhuis)
Hole 13 Walking the Land
Hole 14 Blank Canvas to Solution
Hole 15 Different Approaches
4. The Finish
Hole 16 Presenting Routing Plans
Hole 17 Never Assume Anything! (by Arthur Jack Snyder)
Hole 18 Lessons Learned from Cypress Point
Hole 19 Reflections on Routing
List of Sources

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