Tag: sand-capping

Sand-capped fairway (Photo: Bert McCarty, Ph.D.)

Sand-capping depth based on moisture retention curves

November 12, 2018 By and
Sand capping is done on golf course fairways and sports fields that drain poorly in an attempt to allow play to resume quickly after rainfall. Sand capping involves applying a relatively thick layer of sand to the top of an ...

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Sand-capping effects on bermudagrass fairways

Growing demands for limited water resources mean that golf courses increasingly are being managed with poor-quality irrigation water. Because of this and the need for improved playing conditions, sand-capping fairways has become common in new golf course construction and renovation. ...

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