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Author(s):Snow, James T.
Author Affiliation:National Director, USGA Greens Section, Farr Hills, New Jersey, USA
Title:Dealing with golf's environmental issues
Source:New Zealand Turf Management Journal. Vol. 6, No. 3, August 1992, p. 6-8.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Palmerston North, New Zealand: New Zealand Sports Turf Institute
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Education; Environmental benefits; Environmental effects; Environmental protection; Environmental pollution; Golf courses in the environment; Golf course construction; Golf course maintenance; Irrigation water; Legislation; Natural areas; Pesticides; Public relations; Safety; Water pollution; Water resources; Water use
Abstract/Contents:"Current golf course manitenance standards and the development of new golf courses in the United States are threatened today by concerns about the detrimental effects of golf courses on the environment. The task facing the game of golf involves the following: Developing a greater scientific understanding of the impact of golf courses on the environment; Where potential problems exist, developing alternative practices or programs that minimize the negative effects of golf courses; Educating golf course superintendents, course officials and golfers about golf's environmental issues and what they must do to help protect the environment and the game of golf; Educating regulatory officials, environmentalists and the public about the environmental benefits of golf courses and what is being done within the game to protect the environment." Also discusses in detail what environmentalists and regulatory agencies are concerned about when it comes to the construction and maintenance of golf courses, and the programs that address these concerns.
Language:English
References:0
Note:Partial reprint appears in OGCSA Newsletter, 8(2) May 1993, p. 20, 22-23
Reprint appears in The Turf Line News, Vol. 122 June/July 1994, p. 29-30, 33
Reprint appears in The Florida Green, July/August 1992, p. 22, 24, 26
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Snow, J. T. 1992. Dealing with golf's environmental issues. N. Z. Turf Manage. J. 6(3):p. 6-8.
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