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Material Type:Book
Monographic Author(s):Beard, James B
Author Affiliation:President and Chief Scientist, International Sports Turf Institute, and Professor Emeritus, Turfgrass Science, Texas A&M University
Monograph Title:Turf Management for Golf Courses, 2002.
# of Pages:811
Publishing Information:Chelsea, Michigan: Ann Arbor Press, Sleeping Bear Press
Collation:xviii, 793 pp.
Related Web URL:https://books.google.com/books?id=Cf2OQgAACAAJ
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Evaluative Review:Appears in Carolinas Green, May/June 2009, p. 18, by Chris Hartwiger and Patrick O'Brien
Appears in Greenkeeper International, May 2002, p. 11, by KR
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf courses; Irrigation; Bunkers; Golf course construction; Golf greens; Golf tees; Turfgrasses; Golf fairways; Choice of species; Golf rough; Equipment
Abstract/Contents:Includes: [Dedication]; Preface (First Edition; and Second Edition); Golf and Turfgrass (History; The Concept of Golf; Course Measurement and Rating; Golf Course Operation; Turfgrass Climatic Zones; Golf Course/Turfgrass Benefits; and Philosophy of Golf Course Maintenance); Designing and Building a Golf Course (Development Plan; Secure Permits, Licenses, and Environmental Approvals; Golf Course Site Selection; Golf Course Architect Selection; Golf Course Architecture; Facilities Associated with the Golf Course; Architectural Plans; Golf Course Construction Preparation; Golf Course Construction; and Rebuilding a Golf Course); The Putting Green (Putting Green Description; Turf Quality Components of Putting Greens; Putting Green Construction; USGA Method of Construction; Methods Involving General Sand Modification; Root Zone Mixing and Installation; Irrigation System Installation; Final Plantbed Preparation; Turfgrass Selection for Putting Greens; Turf Establishment for Putting Greens; Putting Green Turf Culture; Summaries of Turf Cultural Systems for Putting Greens; Hole Changing; Collar; Approach; Putting Green Surrounds; Practice Putting Green; Putting Green Turf Nursery; Sprig Nursery; and Traditional Fine-Leaf Fescue Greens); The Tee (Tee Description; Turf Quality Components of Tees; Tee Construction; Turfgrass Selection for Tees; Turf Establishment for Tees; Tee Turf Culture; Summaries of Turf Cultural Systems for Tees; Tee Surrounds; Tree Problems; Tee-Markers and Accessory Equipment; Practice Tee; Tee Turf Nursery; Tee Turf Renovation; and Rebuilding Tees); The Fairway (Fairway Description; Turf Quality Component of Fairways; Fairway Construction; Turfgrass Selection for Fairways; Turf Establishment for Fairways; Fairway Turf Culture; Summaries of Turf Cultural System for Fairways; Practice Range; and Fairway Turf Nursery); The Rough (Rough Description; Turf Quality Components of Roughs; Rough Construction; Turfgrass Selection for Roughs; Turf Establishment for Roughs; Rough Turf Culture; Summary of Turf Cultural Systems for Roughs; Grassy Hollows and Mounds; Unmowed Natural Areas; and Golf Cart Paths); The Bunker (Bunker Description; Bunker Design; Sand Selection; Bunker Construction; Bunker Maintenance; Bunker Surrounds; and Ornamental Grasses); Golf Course Equipment and Facilities (Golf Course Equipment Needs; Equipment Selection; Equipment Operation; Equipment Servicing; Equipment Care; Equipment Repair; Calibration; The Mechanic; Golf Course Operations Center; Safety; Safe Operating Practices for Walk-Behind Equipment; and Safe Operating Practices for Riding Equipment); The Irrigation System (A Perspective; Water Source; Water Quality; Types of Irrigation Systems; Components of an Irrigation System; Design of an Irrigation System; Installation of an Irrigation System; Maintenance of an Irrigation System; and Operation of an Irrigation System); Pests and Stresses (Problem Diagnosis; Pesticide Usage; Weeds; Algae and Moss; Insects and Mites; Small Animals; Nematodes; Diseases: Fungal, Viral, and Bacterial; Nutrient Deficiencies; and Environmental Stresses); Golf Course Management (Organization; Personnel; Records; and Budget); Other Golf Course Operations (Marking the Golf Course; Championship/Tournament Competition Preparation; Shelters; Lightning Protection; Drinking Water; Security Fences; Ponds and Lakes; Streams; Ditches and Grass Waterways; Bridges; Parking Lots; and Golf Course Landscaping); Appendices; Glossary; and Index.
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Subject Headings:
Golf courses -- Maintenance -- United States; Turf management -- United States; Golf courses -- Maintenance; Turf management; Golf, Campos de -- Dise√Īo; Golf, Campos de -- Mantenimiento; C√©spedes; Terrains de golf -- Conception et construction -- √Čtats-Unis; Terrains de golf -- Entretien et r√©parations -- √Čtats-Unis; turf; lawn grasses; management; sport; recreational areas; choice of species
References:Chapter refs
See Also:See also original edition, 1982, R=291. R=291

See also earlier Chinese edition, Gao Er Fu Qiu Chang Cao Ping, 1999, R=92376. R=92376
Note:"A Publication of the United States Golf Association"
Includes "Foreword" by Trey Holland, President, United States Golf Association; pp. xi-xii
Later reprints under John Wiley & Sons imprint, including much later (October, 2004+) versions with, "significantly improved," image print contrast and quality.
Line drawings
Course layouts
Hole layouts
Pictures, color & b/w
Annotation from Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf, by James B Beard, Harriet J. Beard and James C Beard:"An extensive revision and update of the major book on both the basic concepts and how-to dimensions of turfgrass culture and management for golf courses. It is an authoritative reference that is widely used around the world. Most photographs are in color. It includes selected references. There is a glossary of terms in the back." p. 175
Beard Section Heading:Bibliography of books/monographs on turfgrass culture
Annotation from
Golf Course Design,
by Geoffrey S. Cornish and Michael J. Hurdzan:
"In the works for sixteen years, it was published with the assistance of dozens of scientists, researchers, superintendents, administrators and golfers, with numerous updates and graphic improvements to the First Edition. This is the most comprehensive turfgrass work ever published and a tribute to its author who has made massive contributions to turfgrass science and management." p. 115
Cornish & Hurdzan Ratings:F1; D5; C4; M5; H3
See Also:Other items relating to: BOOKS

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Other items relating to: Turf Science & Management Books (Recent)

Other items relating to: Golf Course Turf & Maintenance Books (Recent)
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Beard, James B. 2002. Turf Management for Golf Courses. Second. ed. xviii, 793 pp. Chelsea, Michigan: Ann Arbor Press, Sleeping Bear Press.
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