Welcome to the AGCSA Shop. The AGCSA stocks and sells a range of merchandise and turf management books which can be ordered through the AGCSA Shop. Please note, if you are an AGCSA member, please log on through the members section of website in order to take advantage of member prices. For more information about items contained in the AGCSA Shop please contact AGCSA membership coordinator Lyndel Conway
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|Golf Courses of the Mornington Peninsula|
From Long Island Country Club near Frankston to Portsea Golf Club, the Mornington Peninsula is home to some of Australia’s finest golf courses. The region has been a favourite playground for Victorians since Federation and has been a focal point for new golf course development.
|Golf Greens: History, Design and Construction|
Those golf course superintendents who have an appreciation of golf course design will be well versed with the philosophies of US-based course architect Michael Hurdzan.
|Growing Media for Ornamental Plants and Turf (4th Edition)|
If there is one book which has established itself as a seminal text for the Australian turf and horticulture industries over the past quarter century, it is without question Kevin Handrek and Neil Black’s Growing Media for Ornamental Plants and Turf.
|How to Build a Sand Based Golf Green|
‘How to build a sand based golf green’ is the latest in a line of publications from ACT-based turf specialist Keith McIntyre, following on from his previous titles ‘Drainage for sportsturf and horticulture’ (1998), ‘Cricket wickets – science v fiction’ (2001) and ‘Problem solving for golf courses, landscape, sportsturf and racecourses’ (2004).
|Indigenous Plants of the Sandbelt|
Indigenous Plants of the Sandbelt: A Gardening Guide for South-Eastern Melbourne is a practical guide to using the local native plants of the area of Melbourne colloquially known as the ‘sandbelt’. Over more than 151 pages, the book looks at the original landscape of the sandbelt region and the growing of indigenous plants.
|IPM Handbook for Golf Courses (2002)|
With the rise of environmental awareness round the globe over the past decade, the drive to maintain golf courses with reduced reliance on chemicals has been taken up by many within the industry. Integrated pest management techniques have found a home at many golf clubs, proving not only highly successful but also improving the environmental image of the industry.
|Journey Through the Links|
Lovingly compiled over a 10-year-period by golfing mad Melbournian David Worley, Journey Through the Links takes you literally on a journey of almost every links course that lies along the expansive coastline of the so-called Home Nations.
|Keepers of the Green: A History of Golf Course Management |
This book looks at the formation and rise of the greenkeeping profession. Titled ‘Keepers of the Green: A History of Golf Course Management’ this 260-plus page hardback book relays the fascinating history of golf course management right from its earliest incarnation through to its modern day position in the amenity horticulture industry.
|Managing Bermudagrass Turf|
This book provides turf managers with a thorough understanding on the requirements of producing quality couchgrass playing surfaces. There is a brief section on different couchgrass cultivars but does not review many of the varieties that are available on the Australian market today.
|Managing Healthy Sports Fields|
How green is the green industry? Well, never green enough for one of America’s foremost authorities on organic land care Paul Sachs. Over the past two decades Sachs has built a reputation as a major proponent for the turf management profession to shift away from its reliance on chemical fertilisers and pesticides, and through numerous journal articles, conference presentations and books has asked turf managers to constantly question their practices and bring about change.