This guide is planned as a practial, common sense approach to golf course maintenance for golf course superintendents and their employees. The author incorporates life experiences from a career spanning 31 years in the turf management profession, including sales, education and golf course superintendent. The book addresses specific areas such as greens, tees, fairways and their maintenance, aiming to make it easier for the reader to reference. It also addresses non-agronomic areas such as communication, labor, budgets, turf-care centers and the Golf Course Superintendent's Association. This is the second in the "Turf and Groundskeeping" series focused toward the turf grass and groundskeeping industry, giving practical solutions to a multitude of problems and situations. Heavily illustrated, the visual presentation enhances the test presentaton and overall understanding of the subject.
Danny H. Quast, CGCS, Owner, DHD Tree Products (Juneau, Wisconsin). Established one of the foremost tree programs for golf courses in the United States. Prior experience includes: Grounds Manager; 1999 PGA Championship, 1990 US Open; Superintendent at the 1989 US Golf Association Mid-Amateur, President, Turf Grass Information Center, Michigan State Library. Board of Director, Wisconsin Golf Course Superintendents Association, Wisconsin Arborist Association, Board of Directors, O.J. Noer Foundation, 1987-present. Wayne Otto, CGCS, (Grafton, Wisconsin). A Pennsylvania State University Graduate in Turf Management. Golf Course Superintendent for 42 years becoming the first GCSAA Certified Golf Course Superintendent in Wisconsin. A fully certified member with the ACSP (Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program) for Golf Courses