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Golf Course Upkeep: A Practical Guide

Navkesh Singh (Author)

GOLF COURSE UPKEEP-PRACTICAL GUIDE A FIRST AMONG GOLF BOOKS-- AT LAST A GOLF BOOK WHICH TEACHES HOW TO PREPARE A GOLF COURSES BEFORE PLAYING ON IT. Written by the Course Manager of one of the foremost golf courses in India, Chandigarh Golf Club; set against the backdrop of the famed architect, Corbusier's city, Chandigarh, in Himalayan foothills and Sukhna Lake. The book is exhaustive and well laid out in 14 chapters and covers the following key issues: • Golf and its origin, the layout of a course, handicapping system, the game as it is played, and golf etiquette. • Varieties of grass used on courses in India, common weeds, insect and turf diseases and their control and methods of fertilization. • Construction and care of greens, fairways, tees and bunkers. • Setting up and management of manual and automated sprinkler systems. • Assorted modern machinery essential for upkeep of the course. • Arboriculture and landscaping. • Facilities and ancillaries required along with man management. • Some useful tips as a ready reckoner. • The book is suitably embellished with photographs. A must read for all keen course managers or golf superintendents and members of the management entrusted with looking after a golf course.

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Title Golf Course Upkeep: A Practical Guide
Author Navkesh Singh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2014
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789384318215
length xiv+161p., 2 Pages of Plates; Illustrations; Colour; 23cm.
Subjects Sports