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Material Type:Booklet
Monographic Corporate Author(s):USGA
Monograph Title:GOLF and the Environment, 1994.
# of Pages:20
Publishing Information:Far Hills, NJ: The USGA
Collation:20 pp.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf courses in the environment; Golf courses in the community; Turf values; Environment; Erosion control; Surface runoff
Abstract/Contents:Introduces the benefits of golf course turfgrass, based on research studies. Includes: reduction of topsoil loss from wind and water erosion, absorption and filtration of rain and runoff water, capture and cleaning of runoff water in urban areas, improvement of soil and restoration of damaged areas, improvement of air quality and moderation of temperature, reduction of noise, glare, and visual pollution, the creation and enhancement of wildlife habitat, the enhancement of the physical health of golfers, and the contributions of golf to community economies.
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Subject Headings:
Golf courses -- Environmental aspects; Turfgrasses; Golf
See Also:See also "Fact sheet" summation Golf Courses Benefit People and Wildlife, R=32473 R=32473

See also related research, "The role of turfgrasses in environmental protection and their benefits to humans", Journal of Environmental Quality, 23(3) May/June 1994, p. 452-460, R=30953 R=30953
Note:"The USGA acknowledges the contributions of Drs. J.B. Beard and R. L. Green in providing an extensive review of reseach in the role of turfgrasses in environmental protection and their benefits to humans..."
also reprinted 5/96 "PG1644"
Annotation from Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf, by James B Beard, Harriet J. Beard and James C Beard:"A booklet summarizing the benefits of turfgrasses to the environment and human activities. It is based on the scholarly research review of Drs. James B Beard and Robert L. Green as published in the Journal of Environmental Quality in 1994." p. 370
Beard Section Heading:Bibliography of books/monographs on turfgrass culture
See Also:Other items relating to: BENE

Other items relating to: What Good is Turf?
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
USGA. 1994. GOLF and the Environment. 20 pp. Far Hills, NJ: The USGA.
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