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Material Type:Book
Monograph Title:Golf Course Design, 1998.
Volume Editors:Graves, Robert Muir and Cornish, Geoffrey S.
Publishing Information:New York, New York: John Wiley & Sons
# of Pages:459
Collation:xiii, 446 pp.
Evaluative Review:Appears in Golfweek's SuperintendentNEWS, within "The inside and outside of courses," April 2, 1999, p. 20, by Bradley S. Klein.
Appears in Golf Course News, 11(2) February 1999, p. 88, 90, by Mark Leslie.
Appears in The Journal of the Society of Australian Golf Course Architects, no. 2, December 1998, p. 28, by Neil Crafter.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf courses; Golf course design; Golf course architects; Golf course development
Abstract/Contents:"This book introduces the context and parameters of golf course architecture."
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Subject Headings:
Golf courses -- Design and construction; Terrains de golf -- Conception et construction; Paesaggio -- architettura
References:Chapter references
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Note:Includes foreword by Ronald E. Whitten
Includes Appendix A, "The Design Codes", p. 377-379.
Includes Appendix B, "Design Exercises", p. 380-390.
Includes Appendix C, "Symbols for Golf Course Design", p. 391-396.
Includes "Resources", p. 397-400.
Includes "Bibliography", p. 401-406.
Includes "Glossary", p. 407-430.
Includes "Subject Index", p. 437-443.
Includes "Index of Golf Courses", p. 445-446.
Annotation from Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf, by James B Beard, Harriet J. Beard and James C Beard:"A book based on a compilation of seminars presented at Harvard University as part of the Professional Development Summer Continuing Education Program. The subjects addressed include the history of golf and golf course design, site selection, course routing, golf hole design, construction, drainage, irrigation system, turfgrass selection, planting, financing, securing permits, and training of golf course architects. The appendix includes design exercises and symbols in golf course design. Included in the back is a selected bibliography and a glossary of terms." p. 233
Beard Section Heading:Specialty turfgrass books/monographs: Architecture and planning of turfgrass facilities
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Annotation from
Golf Course Design,
by Geoffrey S. Cornish and Michael J. Hurdzan:
"These prolific architects have designed hundreds of courses and taught thousands of people what they have learned. Each had fifty years or more of work in the field. Used as a textbook by Harvard Universitys Continuing Education Program, this widely distributed treatise has been embraced by other college-level programs as a textbook." p. 72
Cornish & Hurdzan Ratings:F5; D5; C5; M3
Quotable quotes"In golf, there are no rigid dimensions and no standard playing fields. Everyone who has ever designed a golf course (indeed, anyone who plays the game) has had his or her own ideas about how it should be done. The resulting variety of courses is one of many reasons that golf is such a fascinating and durable pastime and that its architecture is one of the most intriguing of all professions." p. xi
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
1998. Golf Course Design. Graves, Robert Muir and Cornish, Geoffrey S. (eds.) xiii, 446 pp. New York, New York: John Wiley & Sons.
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