About the Author
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 as the first national environmental demonstration project for golf course development.