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Turf Management for Golf Courses 2nd Ed

Turf Management for Golf Courses 2nd Edition

Dr. James B. Beard is back with “Beard’s Bible” and one of the most popular books on golf course turf management. 

Price: $170.00
Product Code/ISBN: 9781575040929
Year: 2001
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 816
Publisher: Wiley


Dr. James B. Beard is back with “Beard’s Bible” and one of the most popular books on golf course turf management.  The first edition of this incredible book sold over 50,000 copies, and now Turf Management for Golf Course is back with its 2nd edition! Dr. Beard has spent more than 16 years collecting information for the 2nd edition of his best seller. The book is written together with the USGA Green Section to cover over topics such as turfgrass management, operation, and maintenance. 

We all know how a great green can make or break a golf course, so it’s always safe to go with the best.  When you order a copy of Turf Management for Golf Course, 2nd edition you are going with the best in the business.  Packed with hundreds of different photos, illustrations, and drawings to create a visual masterpiece of information it even features tables to demonstrate the different techniques mentioned. 

This is one guide you don’t want to miss out on, and with over a decade of information and experience fused into it’s pages, you won’t find anything better.  Don’t miss out on your chance to add this incredible book to you collection. 

About the author: James B. Beard graduated from Ohio State University in 1957 with a Bachelors degree and went on to complete his Masters and Doctorates at Purdue University. Along with founding the International Sports Turf Institute, he has also taught at Michigan State University and Texas A&M over his career.

Table of Contents

  1. Golf and Turfgrass
  2. Designing and Building a Golf Course
  3. The Putting Green
  4. The Tee
  5. The Fairway
  6. The Rough
  7. The Bunker
  8. Golf Course Equipment and Facilities
  9. The Irrigation System
  10. Pests and Stresses
  11. Golf Course Management
  12. Other Golf Course Operations