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1

what are these guys installing?

Wet Well

2

why are we building pumphouses bigger today then they used to?

Fertigation

3

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. 

4

When the water source is located at a higher elevation than the pumphouse, it is called _______.

Flooded Suction

5

Why do we cover the pond liners with soil?

To prevent them from deteriorating due to UV rays

6

How much material do you use to cover the pond liner?

12" of material

7

What do you need for a successful pond?

water in

water out

water move

8

_____ is laid out to prevent erosion,

Enkamat

9

How much does a NEW 6000 sq ft USGA green cost, without bunkers?

35,000-50,000

10

How much does a NEW California style gree cost, without bunkers?

25,000-40,000

11

how much does it cost to redo the slope of the green only?

10,000-17,000

12

How much does it cost to install drainage in a green?

10,000-15,000 per green

13

What is a pin placement?

a 300 sq. ft. circle with a slope of less thatn 3.5%

14

What is one of the best machines to help prepare a seedbed?

Harley Windrower

15

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

16

how much does a master plan typically cost?

20,000 - 50,000

17

what a re the 3 different types of construction contracts?

  1. Lump Sum
  2. Unit Price
  3. Time & Material

18

define what a Lump Sum contract is:

the entire project is performed for an exact amount of money

19

define what a Unit Price contract is:

each item of work is performed for a set amount (drainage, sodding, etc) - THE FAIREST METHOD

 

20

define what a Time & Material contract is:

Contractor charges per hour and per quantities

THIS METHOD IS NOT RECOMMENDED

21

What do you write on the test for extra credit?

4 Things to be Happy

Trust God

Good Health

Good Wife

Good Job 

22

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.

23

What is a product that will help to prevent your new sod from wilting?

Wilt Proof

24

A pond needs to be a minimum depth of _____ ft.

8

25

when designing a cart path....how long should the "gentle bend" be?

60-75' long

26

how much per square foot are new asphalt cart paths?

$4 sq ft for new asphalt cart paths

27

Proper slope of a green should be between____ - ____ slope

1% - 3.5%

28

When designing a golf course...what is the #1 criteria that needs to be met?

Safety

29

Whether you get a permit, or not...you absolutely need _______.

Erosion Control

Silt Fence

30

What is Rip Rap?

6-12' Angluar rock