what are these guys installing?
why are we building pumphouses bigger today then they used to?
what are the differences between Centrifugal Pumps and Verticle Turbine Pumps?
- Centrifugal Pump impellers are OUT of the water and thepump need to be PRIMED. They can pump about 10 to 12 Feet up.
- Vertical Turbine Pump impellars are UNDER water and do not need to be primed. THey can pump water up 1000 - 2000 Feet.
When the water source is located at a higher elevation than the pumphouse, it is called _______.
Why do we cover the pond liners with soil?
To prevent them from deteriorating due to UV rays
How much material do you use to cover the pond liner?
12" of material
What do you need for a successful pond?
_____ is laid out to prevent erosion,
How much does a NEW 6000 sq ft USGA green cost, without bunkers?
How much does a NEW California style gree cost, without bunkers?
how much does it cost to redo the slope of the green only?
How much does it cost to install drainage in a green?
10,000-15,000 per green
What is a pin placement?
a 300 sq. ft. circle with a slope of less thatn 3.5%
What is one of the best machines to help prepare a seedbed?
What are today's costs to build a new 18 hole golf course?
Is it different if you hire a top architect?
4.5-7 million dollars
Top guys = 9-20 million
how much does a master plan typically cost?
20,000 - 50,000
what a re the 3 different types of construction contracts?
- Lump Sum
- Unit Price
- Time & Material
define what a Lump Sum contract is:
the entire project is performed for an exact amount of money
define what a Unit Price contract is:
each item of work is performed for a set amount (drainage, sodding, etc) - THE FAIREST METHOD
define what a Time & Material contract is:
Contractor charges per hour and per quantities
THIS METHOD IS NOT RECOMMENDED
What do you write on the test for extra credit?
4 Things to be Happy
How do you calculate the proper size for tee boxes?
Par 4's and Par 5's -- for every 10,000 rounds, the tee needs to have 1,000 sq. ft. of tee surface.
Par 3's need to be 50% bigger.
What is a product that will help to prevent your new sod from wilting?
A pond needs to be a minimum depth of _____ ft.
when designing a cart path....how long should the "gentle bend" be?
how much per square foot are new asphalt cart paths?
$4 sq ft for new asphalt cart paths
Proper slope of a green should be between____ - ____ slope
1% - 3.5%
When designing a golf course...what is the #1 criteria that needs to be met?
Whether you get a permit, or not...you absolutely need _______.
What is Rip Rap?
6-12' Angluar rock