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Bunkers, Pits & Other Hazards: A Guide to the Design, Maintenance, and Preservation of Golf's Essential Elements

ISBN: 978-0-471-68367-4
352 pages
January 2006
Bunkers, Pits & Other Hazards: A Guide to the Design, Maintenance, and Preservation of Golf
As every golfer knows, hazards are the heart and soul of the game. This single-source reference is ideal if you're charged with caring for or overseeing the improvement of a golf course. Authors, and golf course designers, Forrest Richardson and Mark Fine trace the history, planning, psychology, design, construction, and maintenance associated with all forms of hazards, providing a comprehensive catalog of the world's most famous hazards.
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FOREWORD vii

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix

PREFACE xi

CHAPTER 1 The Evolution of Hazards 1

CHAPTER 2 Types of Hazards 17

CHAPTER 3 Twenty Famous Hazards 41

CHAPTER 4 Philosophies of Legendary Architects 97

CHAPTER 5 Psychological Effects of Hazards 133
by Dr. Edward Sadalla

CHAPTER 6 Design & Strategy of Hazards 147

CHAPTER 7 Constructing Hazards 177

CHAPTER 8 Restoration & Maintenance of Hazards 205

CHAPTER 9 Opinions about Hazards 237

AFTERWORD 258

GLOSSARY 259

BIBLIOGRAPHY 293

RESOURCES 299

INDEX 303

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FORREST L. RICHARDSON, ASGCA, is President of Golf Group Ltd., a golf course design and planning firm in Phoenix, Arizona that specializes in the preparation and implementation of golf course design projects, remodeling studies, and site planning services.

MARK K. FINE is the founder of Fine Golf Design, Inc., a golf course design and project consulting firm that is actively involved in a number of redesign and restoration projects.

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