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Author(s):Dye, Alice
Author Affiliation:Former President, American Society of Golf Course Architects
Title:From the red tees
Item is a:*Professional
Source:ASGCA World Wide Web Site. 2001, p. [1-2]
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:[Chicago, IL: American Society of Golf Course Architects]
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf courses; Golf course design; Golf tees; Design factors; Golf industry trends; USGA Slope System; Pin placement
Abstract:Discusses the influence of irrigation systems, golf green speed, and improved golf equipment on golf course design. Golf course design has tended toward extending the back tees to compensate for these factors, which causes an unfair challenge for weaker golfers. States that "the answer is simple: new back tees compensate for better equipment and forward tees should return the playing characteristics and strategies that the original architect intended for the average and high handicappers."
Note:Reprint appears in Golf Industry Report, Vol. 4 First Quarter 2004, p. 11, with Author picture
 ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Dye, A. 2001. From the red tees. [Online] Available at (verified 10/2004 ). [Chicago, IL: American Society of Golf Course Architects].
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