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Building a Golf Green - turfmate
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Building a Golf Green

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The perfect book for every superintendents bookshelf is 'How to build a sand based golf green'

Written by: Keith McIntyre Mark Parker and David Warwick.

Book covers in depth: 
● Budget considerations 
● Designing a golf green 
● Sand profiles for greens
● Perched water tables and the capillary fringe 
● Selecting the correct sand 
● Designing the drainage for greens and bunkers
● Designing the irrigation for the green 
● Planning the sequence of construction
● Setting out the green and surrounds
● Stripping and shaping the surrounds
● Shaping and building bunkers 
● Shaping the base of the green 
● Installing sub-soil drains into a green 
● Placing the gravel layer on the green
● Placing the sand layer on the green
● Installing the irrigation # Establishing grass on the green 
● Oxygenating greens with the Turfair system

“Keith McIntyre has a BSc. Hons. From the University of New England and a MSc. from the Australian National University and has 30 years experience in sportsturf. He was at the city Park’s Technical Services Unit (TSU) in Canberra a specialist group working in the technical management of open space from 1977 to 1995. Keith headed up the group working in turf management soils drainage and irrigation. He is now a turf management consultant.

TSU built up a reputation for excellence in cool season turf management and irrigation but its most important contribution was in the field of sportsground construction soils and drainage.”

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