Full TGIF Record # 174758
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Author(s):Jones, Robert Trent
Author Affiliation:Golf Course Architect, New York City
Title:Golf courses and their place in residential subdivisions
Source:Urban Land. Vol. 20, No. 4, April 1961, p. 5-7.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Washington, DC: The Urban Land Institute
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Construction specifications; Golf course construction costs; Golf course construction financing; Golf course development; Insurance; Public golf courses; Residential golf courses
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the development of golf courses near residential subdivisions, explaining that "there are more golf courses today [in 1961] and more money is spent playing on them than was ever spent in the '20s [1920s]." Mentions that "there is a limit to the distance that people will go for recreation," emphasizing the potential need for golf courses to be located a short distance from densely populated areas. Provides recommendations for those interested in developing a golf course, focusing on country club-type golf courses, financing, costs of development, and construction planning. Suggests that "it is difficult to finance a country club. Insurance companies do not go for them too much and if they do, they only want to finance such a small portion that their help does not really mean anything." Briefly addresses five questions regarding golf course layout.
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Jones, R. T. 1961. Golf courses and their place in residential subdivisions. Urban Land. 20(4):p. 5-7.
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