Golf Course Architecture
Evolutions in Design, Construction, and Restoration Technology 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Michael J. Hurdzan
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Golf Course Architecture by Michael J. Hurdzan
Book DescriptionGolf Course Architecture, Second Edition is fully updated with more than fifty percent new material, including more than twenty-five recent innovations in the golf industry. Revealing both the art and science of golf course architecture, it takes readers inside the designer's mind through each step to designing a golf green, golf hole, and golf course. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of full-color photographs, course maps, and drawings, this Second Edition explains the roots of ugliness and sources of beauty in courses, how the landscape communicates, and the connection between golfers and golf courses. Golf Course Architecture, Second Edition provides a wealth of accessible and helpful information on golf course architecture chronicling every facet of designing, building, renovating, and restoring a golf course.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471465317
(286mm x 225mm x 29mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Michael J. Hurdzan
Golf Greens, Hardback (July 2004)» View all books by Michael J. Hurdzan
Golf Greens offers a hands-on resource to the design, construction, and history of all types of golf greens. Provides highly illustratative coverage, with a sixteen-page, full-color section featuring shots of old and new greens, greens under construction, and newly finished greens.
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Author Biography - Michael J. Hurdzan
Dr. MICHAEL J. HURDZAN is one of America's most respected golf course designers. A past president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, he holds a PhD in environmental plant physiology studies from the University of Vermont. He has led his Ohio-based firm to design more than 250 new golf courses in North America and internationally, as well as remodel hundreds of U.S. course layouts. He is the author of the definitive book, Golf Greens, (also from Wiley) and is acknowledged as an innovator in design techniques for lowering construction costs and improving maintainability of golf courses. His Widow's Walk Golf Course, Scituate, Massachusetts, was recognized at the first national environmental demonstration project for golf course development.
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