Turf Management for Golf Courses

Hardcover | October 15, 2001

byJames B Beard

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Commonly referred to as "Beard's Bible," after Dr. James B. Beard, the internationally recognized turfgrass agronomist who wrote it, the first edition of this essential work sold over 50,000. Since then, Dr. Beard has spent 16 years compiling his scientific research to update his original best-seller, which is written in conjunction with the entire USGA Green Section and covers every practical and technical aspect of turfgrass management, maintenance, and operation. This new edition also boasts hundreds of new color photographs, color drawings, and useful tables that illustrate Dr. Beard's research-proven techniques. Now you can put Dr. Beard's three-decades of experience, and the collective field experience of the USGA Green Section, on your desk in the most complete, most detailed, and most useful manual-of-practice ever published.

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Commonly referred to as "Beard's Bible," after Dr. James B. Beard, the internationally recognized turfgrass agronomist who wrote it, the first edition of this essential work sold over 50,000. Since then, Dr. Beard has spent 16 years compiling his scientific research to update his original best-seller, which is written in conjunction wi...

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Dr. James B Beard is one of the world's leading turfgrass agronomists, and has published several bestselling books on turfgrass culture and management. He spent the past sixteen years compiling the countless changes that have occurred in the field of golf course maintenance and management to update the best-selling, practical book ever...

James B Beard was born in Bradford, Ohio, in 1935, earned a BSc degree from Ohio State University in 1957, Summa cum laude, and both MSc and PhD degrees from Purdue University in 1959 and 1961, respectively. He subsequently was awarded a National Science Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Life Science Department at the Universi...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:816 pages, 10.3 × 8.3 × 1.3 inPublished:October 15, 2001Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1575040921

ISBN - 13:9781575040929

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Table of Contents

* Golf and Turfgrass.
* Designing and Building a Golf Course.
* The Putting Green.
* The Tee.
* The Fairway.
* The Rough.
* The Bunker.
* Golf Course Equipment and Facilities.
* The Irrigation System.
* Pests and Stresses.
* Golf Course Management.
* Other Golf Course Operations.