|Graves, Robert Muir / Cornish, Geoffrey S.|
Golf Course Design
1. Edition September 1998
1998. XIV, 446 Pages, Hardcover
ISBN 978-0-471-13784-9 - John Wiley & Sons
Golf course construction is burgeoning in the US and worldwide. Since 1990, an average of more than 350 new or expanded courses have opened annually in the US, and 1,600 course are planned or under construction. This book covers all aspects of golf course design and construction.
From the contents
THE GAME AND THE COURSE.
The History of Golf and Golf Course Design (R. Graves, et al.).
Planning the Course (R. Graves, et al.).
Selecting the Site and Routing the Course (R. Graves & G. Cornish).
The Design of a Golf Hole (R. Graves, et al.).
Planning Major Changes (R. Graves & G. Cornish).
Planning the Adjacent Real Estate (K. DeMay).
Practice Facilities, Short Courses, and Cayman Golf (R. Graves, et al.).
CONSTRUCTION AND GROW-IN.
Constructing the Golf Course (R. Graves & G. Cornish).
Drainage (R. Graves & G. Cornish).
Golf Course Irrigation (J. Barrett).
Golf Courses on Derelict Land (W. Amick).
Grassing the Golf Course (R. Graves, et al.).
Turfgrass Selection for Golf Construction (J. Snow).
Construction Methods, Equipment, and Commodities: The Constructor's Viewpoint (W. Paumen, et al.).
THE BUSINESS OF GOLF COURSE DESIGN.
Golf Course Financing (R. Norton).
Utilizing a Team Approach to Permitting and Construction Monitoring (S. Anthony, et al.).
The Business of Building a Golf Course (R. Graves & G. Cornish).
Training the Golf Course Architect (R. Graves, et al.).
About the Contributing Authors.