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Sustainable Golf Courses

A Guide to Environmental Stewardship

by Ronald G. Dodson

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsArnold Palmer (Foreword)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7617664M
ISBN 10047146547X
ISBN 109780471465478
OCLC/WorldCa56924629

  GK: Chris, tell us more information about the on-course sustainability program from your perspective? Chris: On-course sustainability has been focused on finding solutions to maintain premium standards while reducing inputs regarding to synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, and water 've thoroughly investigated many products and have currently developed programs utilizing the Organic. The United States Golf Association believes the cost and scarcity of water is one of the greatest threats to the game. The Association hopes the more sustainable Pinehurst #2 will be a model for courses around the nation.

Enter your keyword. Search. USGA Research Grant Helps Audubon International Reach Golf Course Pollinator Habitat Goal. Sustainable Golf. G olf is at a crossroads. In the US, golf clubs and course operators toward longer golf courses led to increased maintenance costs. But, in a joint presentation, Steve Smyers, ASGCA, also a member of the USGA test of a course,” he wrote in his book Some Essays on Golf .

  This book serves as a guide to those in the golf community wanting to learn about (and benefit from) a more sustainable approach to golf design, construction and maintenance. It also serves to help the multitude of golf courses currently experiencing economic difficulties that are attempting to find new ways to maintain and develop operations. In his book, The Anatomy of a Golf Course, Doak acknowledged: “Those travels left me with a love of good golf courses, and a fair grasp of the principles of sound design; yet I never would have been able to make the leap from student to architect without the guidance of Pete Dye and Alice Dye and their sons, Perry Dye and P. B. Dye.


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