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Author(s):Miller, Frank H. Jr.; Parkes, Marty; Plotner, Greg
Author Affiliation:Former Director of Public Works, Hampton, VA, Currently Executive Director of Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority, Hampton, VA; Communications Manager of USGA Green Section; Former Golf Course Superintendent at Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club, now of The Medalist Golf Club, Hobe Sound, FL
Title:Golf and the environment
Source:Urban Land. Vol. 54, No. 8, August 1995, p. 59-63, 84-85.
# of Pages:7
Publishing Information:Washington, DC: The Urban Land Institute
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf courses in the environment; Environmental factors; Course profile; Landfill golf courses; Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program
Facility Names:Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club, in Florida; The Hamptons Golf Course, in Virginia
Abstract/Contents:Discusses special efforts at Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club which make them a part of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program. These include wildlife and habitat management, water conservation, and integrated pest management. Describes the involvement of the general public as well as members in promoting the positive aspects of Tampa Palms as well as maintaining the course. Discusses the construction of Hamptons Golf Course on a landfill. Special consideration had to be taken to control methane gas levels. Gives site factors and financing information for Hamptons Golf Course as well. Also details the requirements for participation in the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program.
Note:Reprinted in Landfill Golf Courses, 1998 edition, pp. 83-89 (MCODE=LGCEN)
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See Also:Other items relating to: GOLFLAND
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Miller, F. H. Jr., M. Parkes, and G. Plotner. 1995. Golf and the environment. Urban Land. 54(8):p. 59-63, 84-85.
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