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Author(s):Nichols, Alan B.
Author Affiliation:Golf and Travel Writer, Bethesda, Maryland
Title:From strip mine to masterpiece: Old Overton Club overcomes a scarred past and charts a bright future
Item is a:*Professional
Source:Golf Course Management. Vol. 66, No. 1, January 1998, p. 224, 226, 228.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Lawrence, KS: Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf course renovation; Mine soils; Golf course construction; Conversion; Aesthetic values; Course profile; Reclamation
Facility:Old Overton Club, in Vestavia Hills, Alabama
Abstract:Discusses the construction of the Old Overton Club, in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. The Old Overton Club was built on land that had previously been a strip mine, and was designed by Tom Fazio and Jerry Pate. Describes the construction process, explaining processes that were unique to the course due to its previous status as a strip mine. Also details problems experienced during construction.
Language:English
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Nichols, A. B. 1998. From strip mine to masterpiece: Old Overton Club overcomes a scarred past and charts a bright future. Golf Course Manage. 66(1):p. 224, 226, 228.
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