TITLE

ENVIRONMENT AND GOLF -- THE BASICS

AUTHOR(S)
Stuttard, Richard
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
International Turfgrass Bulletin;Oct2010, Issue 251, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the basics of an environmentally-responsible golf course management. It states that there are several golf course practices that can lead to water pollution issues which include a wash down facility within the maintenance area, the playing surfaces, and the creation of compost heaps. It also mentions that chemicals and fuels should be stored in double-bunded tanks and safe areas to avoid spillages and contamination.
ACCESSION #
55619245

 

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