Sustainable Golf Courses: A Guide to Environmental Stewardship

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Sustainable Golf Courses is the most authoritative guidebookon environmental stewardship of planned and existing golf coursesavailable, written by the leading expert and endorsed by the USGA.The book serves as a reference and guide for all who are involvedin golf course design, development, and management, and integratespractical, scientifically-based siting, design, and managementpractices based on accepted principles for sustainability. You'llfind detailed case studies and environmental research from the USGAas well as a foreword by Arnold Palmer.

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"This book is an important guide for all who love and play thegame. The integrity of the game is exemplified by golf industryprofessionals who share in the responsibility to protect ourecosystems while preserving one of golf's most appealing aspects .. . the natural environment."
—Arnold Palmer

Sustainable Golf Courses is the most authoritative guidebook onenvironmental management of planned and existing golf courses.Featuring a practical integration of scientifically based siting,design, and management practices founded on accepted principles ofsustainability, this convenient resource helps readers meet theeconomic, ecological, and social expectations facing the game ofgolf and the entire golf course industry.

Written by the founder of Audubon International, whosecollaborative effort with the United States Golf Association (USGA)formed the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses,Sustainable Golf Courses is packed with useful information that canbe applied on a case-by-case basis to any set of environmentalissues on any golf course. It demonstrates how—through skilledplanning, development, and construction—a golf course canprovide many attributes of a nature reserve and generate sufficientmoney to manage the playing areas and the natural areas included inthe golf course budget.

Complete with detailed case studies and environmental researchfrom the USGA, Sustainable Golf Courses is a valuable tool formaximizing open-space opportunities on golf courses.

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RONALD G. DODSON is founder and retired President & CEO of The Audubon Society of New York State (AKA Audubon International). He served as a member of the USGA's Wildlife Links Research Committee and a member of the USGA's Environmental and Turfgrass Research Committee for nearly 25 years. He is also the recipient of the Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association's 2004 Environmental Communicator of the Year Award. He was also the recipient of the American Society of Golf Course Architects Donald Ross Award. He has written numerous articles for such publications as the USGA Green Section Record, Golf Course Management Magazine, and Golf Course News.

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