Turf Maintenance Facility Design and Management: A Guide to Shop Organization, Equipment, and Preventive Maintenance for Golf and Sports Facilities

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Turf Maintenance Facility Design and Management: A Guide to Shop Organization, Equipment, and Preventive Maintenance for Golf and Sports Facilities Authors: , Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Pages: 192 Language: English ISBN: 9780470081051 Categories: ,

This book is an essential resource covering all aspects of setting up, and efficiently operating, a turf maintenance facility. The authors discuss the role of the turf equipment manager, the most effective shop equipment, management techniques for safe and efficient shop operation, and specialized diagnostics for turf equipment. This information is supported by photos and drawings illustrating shop layouts, workflow and organization charts, and preventative maintenance forms.

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Author Biography

John R. Piersol, GCSAA, is Director of the Golf/Landscape/Forestry Division at Lake City Community College in Florida. These programs offer AS degrees in golf course operations, landscape technology, and agribusiness management, and certificate programs in forest operations, irrigation technology, turf equipment technology, horticulture, and pest control operations. Mr. Piersol has presented seminars on golf courses and landscaping throughout the world. Harry V. Smith has more than twenty-five years of experience in the turf equipment and allied industries as an equipment dealer, distributor's territory manager, turf equipment management professor, and technical trainer. Mr. Smith authored the "From the Shop" column for Landscape Maintenance magazine from 2004 to 2007. Now semi-retired and consulting in the turf equipment maintenance industry, Mr. Smith served as a professor and program coordinator of the Turf Equipment Management Program at Lake City Community College in Florida.