Practical Golf Course Maintenance: The Magic of Greenkeeping Hardcover – 20 Dec 2004
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"This type of practical, common–sense information is just not available in many other technical books – fun to read – like being in a classroom"–––Golf Course News
"Witteveen and Bavier set out to create a practical, real–world guide to maintaining a golf course, a book that would allow them to pass on their knowledge to a whole new crop of superintendents – and that′s exactly what they′ve done"–––Golf Course Management --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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The revised, bestselling resource of practical, nontechnical advice for maintaining and operating a golf course
Practical Golf Course Maintenance, Second Edition presents the latest information and techniques for providing first–rate upkeep and management operations for any golf course. Clear, step–by–step coverage, unencumbered by technical language, includes critical advice on maintaining consistent bunkers, sand top–dressing and aerifying, technologies, pesticide storage, and other emerging technologies, as well as mowing techniques for greens, fairways, and teesand much more!
This updated Second Edition offers reliable, state–of–the–art guidance and hundreds of helpful tips, including:
- Advice for growing grass with fewer pesticides
- In–depth discussions on cutting and cultivating
- Expert guidance for practicing moderation with green speed
- Coverage of different regional practices affected by climate, such as overseeding, sprigging, and other tips for practicing in the Bermuda belt
Practical Golf Course Maintenance, Second Edition is a valuable tool for golf course owners, developers, architects, builders, and superintendents; as well as greens committee members, irrigation specialists, field managers, turfgrass specialists, real estate developers, and landscape architects.See all Product Description
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This is an excellent book, particularly for golfers who want to know a bit more about how the courses they play are maintained. It is full of interesting facts about the courses we play, for example, a typical green is 5000 sq. feet etc...
Whether you are thinking about working on a golf course or just play on one, "Practical Golf Course Maintenance" is an excellent purchase.