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Author(s):Kowalewski, A.; McDonald, B.; Mattox, C.; Daviscourt, B.; Olsen, C.; Gould, M.
Author Affiliation:Oregon State University
Title:Effects of winter foot traffic on an annual bluegrass putting green in Corvallis, OR
Section:Regional grants
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Source:Turfgrass and Environmental Research Program: 2015 Research Summaries. 2015, p. 216-219.
# of Pages:4
Publishing Information:[New York, New York]: The United States Golf Association Green Section
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Amount of play; Color evaluation; Golf greens; Poa annua; Traffic damage; Turfgrass quality; Winter injury; Winter play
Language:English
References:2
See Also:Other Reports from this USGA research project: 2014-22-511
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USGA Summary Points:As traffic rates (golf rounds per day) increased turf quality and color decreased. The higher traffic rates (220 and 330 rounds per day) caused the greatest reduction in turf quality and color observed in February. Traffic at the high rate (330 rounds per day) reduced turf quality and color to unacceptable levels in February and March. When temperatures are less than 50°F and solar radiation is less than 300 golf rounds should be restricted to 220 rounds per day.
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Kowalewski, A., B. McDonald, C. Mattox, B. Daviscourt, C. Olsen, and M. Gould. 2015. Effects of winter foot traffic on an annual bluegrass putting green in Corvallis, OR. USGA Turfgrass Environ. Res. Summ. p. 216-219.
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