Rating Scale from Golf Course Design: An Annotated Bibliography with Highlights of Its History and Resources by Geoffrey S. Cornish and Michael J. Hurdzan
Letter Category
F Feasibility: the nuts and bolts of how and why someone determines to build a golf course, and where
D Design: the actual design process and related topics
C Construction: how the golf course is built
M Maintenance: turf grow-in and upkeep, together with a historical look at outdated methods
H History: insights into the past that impacted on course design, including events and people involved
P Personalities: in-depth, up-close and personal information concerning people important to golf and course architecture
T Travel: information for guiding the golf traveler to golf experiences
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Number Meaning
1 Of some value
2 Good information, but not profound
3 Valuable information
4 Very important reference
5 A definitive source