13 Feb '13, 4pm

How can a #golf course superintendent make the game more fun? The #USGA's Chris Hartwiger shares some ideas:

How can a #golf course superintendent make the game more fun? The #USGA's Chris Hartwiger shares some ideas:

Reasonable rough – The era of maintaining championship rough on a daily basis is over. Fair fairways – In parts of the country where bermudagrass is used, there is great flexibility in adjusting fairway widths. If your best customer is on the tee of a long par-4 and his average drive (200 yards with carry and roll) finds a landing area narrower than the average on shorter par-4 holes, adjust the fairway width or relocate the tee. Proportional difficulty – Designing and setting up a golf hole to be difficult is not hard to do. The art of design and course setup consists of creating a golf hole that will appropriately challenge low-handicap players yet allow the less-skilled golfer to navigate around the trouble and post a reasonable score. Evaluate each hole and determine if difficulty is proportional. Are there too many bunkers? Too many hazards? Is there a safe side of th...

Full article: http://www.usga.org/news/2013/February/Maximizing--Fun-Fa...

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pga.com 13 Feb '13, 2pm

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usga.org 05 Feb '13, 9pm

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