GOLD COURSE UPKEEP Teaches How to Prepare a Golf Course Before Playing On It!
NEW DELHI, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Golf Course Upkeep, a book written by Navkesh Singh, the former Course Manager of one of the foremost golf courses in India, Chandigarh Golf Club; set against the backdrop of the famed architect Corbusier's beautiful city Chandigarh and located in the foothills of the Himalayas. The book is exhaustive and well laid out in fourteen chapters and covers the key issues of Golf and Its origin, the layout of a Golf Course, Handicapping System and game and Golf etiquette.
Not only this the author also discusses a variety of grass used on the course and common weeds, insect and turf diseases and their control and methods of fertilization. Apart from this readers would also get an insight on how to take care of greens, fairways and bunkers in a Golf Course and also setting up of modern machinery, automated sprinkler systems and landscaping with suitable photographs.
The book is very handy for all institutes and organizations handling a gold course, it would provide the management to layout and take better care of their Golf Courses.
Colonel Navkesh Singh is a Bengal Sapper who learnt his golf while at the NDA, Kharakvasla. A single digit handicapper, he was first honored by a Blue from NDA, then the Colors of the Corps of Engineers from CME, Pune and finally a Cravat from The Defence Services Staff College at Wellington.
Having travelled through the length and breadth of the country, he has 45 years of experience on golf courses located between the snow capped Himalayas in the North to the mist covered valleys of the Nilgiris in the South. After hanging his spurs, he has spent almost 6 years at the prestigious Chandigarh Golf Club as its Course Manager.
He has hands on experience in handling all types of imported machinery and operating assorted irrigation systems like the Jain by Hunter and Rain Bird.
He has reconstructed almost 40% of the greens at the CGC to USGA specifications and has acquired vast experience in cultural practices and agronomy. He shares his valuable experiences via well illustrated and simple text in this book.
The book is available in Print and eBook edition through major online retailers like Amazon and Barnes & Nobles
Ritika Vij, New Delhi, India
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