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The Superintendent"s Guide to Controlling Putting Green Speed

by Thomas A. Nikolai

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7617796M
ISBN 100471472727
ISBN 109780471472728

  There is some measure of irony that the very device that was designed to control green speeds has largely been responsible for making them seem a lot closer to pool tables than putting surfaces. Human Resource Management for Golf Course Superintendents. Milligan, Robert A. and Maloney, Thomas R. Ann Arbor Press, Chelsea, Michigan. pages. ISBN The Superintendent’s Guide to Controlling Putting Green Speed. Nikolai, Thomas A. John Wiley& Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. pages. ISBN

superintendents. Start Date: Project Duration: One year Total Funding: $5, Summary Text: Rationale Golf course putting greens are arguably the most intensely managed playing surface on golf courses. Ball roll distance, often referred to as green speed _, and trueness of the balls roll across a green have a. The Superintendent's Guide to Controlling Putting Green Speed, # of Pages: "A speciality book on the ball roll distance of golf putting greens. The influence of weather, root zones, turfgrass species, and cultural practices, including a focus on rolling, are discussed." The Superintendent's Guide to Controlling Putting Green.

green speed has chased out most of the old bentgrasses. We cut greens extremely low just to keep pace with the golf course down the street. This sets the stage for summer putting green prob-lems: temperatures in the upper 90s, double cutting, rolling, topdressing, and anything else that can be done to pro-mote green speed. The next thing. The slope on every green is going to be “from” the mountain (unless, of course, a particularly humorless architect has decided to bank some holes toward the mountain). If the course is relatively flat, go find the pro or course superintendent, and ask about the area’s lowest point. This point can be 5 miles away or 20 — it doesn’t matter.


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He is author of the book, "The Superintendents Guide to Controlling Putting Green Speed" and he is world renowned as the "Doctor of Green Speed" (DoGS) because of his numerous studies that investigate putting green cultural and mechanical practices.

Method of Putting Green Construction have helped golf facilities achieve excellent putting surfaces for more than 50 years.2 However, there are a myriad of other factors that impact the long-term performance and care of putting greens.

Even properly built putting greens can fail or underperform if other key issues are overlooked.In short-term, intensive-rolling studies, we found rolling to significantly increase green speed on both USGA and native soil greens (Fig.

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