Commonsense Golf Course Design – Evaluation and Practical Improvements

Christopher M. Hurdzan, Ph.D., Golf Course Consultant, Hurdzan Golf Course Design
Michael J. Hurdzan, Ph.D., Golf Course Consultant, Hurdzan Golf Course Design

New! (695-01-14) Evaluate features on your golf course and determine if they can be modified or eliminated cost effectively to reduce or improve maintenance, enhance the pace of play, widen demographic appeal, and increase profitability of the golf course. Develop practical options to improve features and leave with tangible ways to produce benefits for your course and golfers.

In this seminar, you will:

  • Learn to evaluate greens, tees, fairways, golf car paths, water features, and bunkers
  • Identify the best approach for involving employers in the evaluation process, and techniques for presenting these observations to bosses
  • Become familiar with terms used by designers and builders to improve communication on design concepts or issues
  • Understand how to prioritize golf course improvements to realize the greatest bang for the buck through cost to benefit comparisons
  • Understand the proper construction sequence, how to estimate the cost, and when to outsource or do in-house

Seminar details:

  • Date: Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
  • Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Education points: 0.7 education points
  • Cost: $170 member, $255 nonmember

This seminar is offered as part of the 2014 GCSAA Education Conference.