Practical Golf Course Maintenance

The Art of Green keeping

Practical Golf Course Maintenance
M Bavier
NZ$ 161.99
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NZ$ 137.69
h256 x 185mm - 320pg
22 Jul 2022 US
International import eta 10-30 days
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A Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Maintaining and Operating a Golf CourseFrom the fairway to the flagsticks, operating a golf course presents a variety of challenges. To maintain a beautiful course and ensure smooth day-to-day operations, one must possess a strong foundation of knowledge across many different fields. Practical Golf Course Maintenance, Fourth Edition assists golf industry professionals with every component of course management so that players have the best experience possible. As seasoned golf industry professionals, the two authors have years of hands-on experience in the field solving problems relating to every facet of running a modern golf course. This fourth edition contains new and updated advice and guidelines for running a golf course, including: A new chapter offering guidance for superintendents to work with club officials and green committee members to achieve success in their challenging rolesRule changes from the USGA and R&A and how they affect maintenance strategiesDiscussions of current and future course technologies, including robotic mowers, drones, and advanced irrigation systemsAn overview of the evolving job descriptions and responsibilities of key positions in the fieldA common sense approach to the art of greenkeepingPractical Golf Course Maintenance, Fourth Edition has been purposefully written to provide useful information to both the untrained and experienced greenkeeping professional. It serves as a thorough introduction of golf course maintenance to anyone interested in the profession, including course or club officials and managers, green committee members, and anyone who has a vested interest in understanding what it takes to run a golf course.
Michael Bavier was, prior to retiring, the longtime superintendent of Inverness Golf Club near Chicago. During his career, he served as president of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, and was a recipient of the GCSAA' s Distinguished Service Award. He has frequently appeared as a speaker on the Turf Conference Tour, both in North America and overseas. Luke Cella has been the Executive Director of the Midwest and Chicagoland Association of Golf Course Superintendents for 20 years and Managing Director of the Wee One Foundation, and serves as Publisher of On Course Magazine. He is a frequent speaker at industry meetings, and holds a Master' s Degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences.

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