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The superintendent's guide to controlling putting green speed

Author: Thomas Nikolai
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Superintendent's Guide to Controlling Putting Green Speed is a valuable tool for successfully caring for what a Gold Course Superintendents Association of American survey identified as the number one factor golfers consider about a golf course - green speed. In nontechnical language, this reference addresses every factor affecting green performance, complete with guidance for analyzing and solving problems
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Nikolai
ISBN: 0471472727 9780471472728
OCLC Number: 55146574
Description: xii, 148 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Problems associated with green speed --
2. The history of measuring green speed --
3. Using the stimpmeter for its intended purpose : creating the ideal green speed --
4. The weather : the known unknown in the quest for the ideal green speed --
5. Putting green root zones --
6. Turfgrass species and green speed --
7. Mowing height --
8. Fertilization and green speed --
9. Lightweight rolling : a most vexing practice for many superintendents --
10. An integrated approach to green speed management and tournament preparation --
11. Filling in the missing pieces.
Responsibility: Thomas Nikolai.
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Let renowned expert Thomas Nikolai bring you up to speed on establishing and maintaining the best green speeds for your course. He covers it all: playability, environmental and weather factors,  Read more...

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