My Best Feature is Ornamentals

Kim Todd

There is no question that well-managed turfgrass is THE essential element for successful golf. So why bother with non-turf plants? When selected, placed and managed properly, trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials and annuals can enhance the golf experience from the (vehicular) drive through the gates to the victory walk into the 19th hole.

Learn from Kim Todd, registered landscape architect, how these plants can direct visual and physical movement and attention, screen unsightly or interfering objects and views, provide relief from climate extremes, and block errant shots. And through deliberate, well-thought-out, management-based design, they can do so while creating a course that attracts golfers and non-golfers - and keeps them coming back.

Original presentation date: Oct. 31, 2013

About the instructor

Kim Todd

Kim Todd is an associate professor in the department of agronomy and horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she serves as extension horticulture specialist. She earned a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from Iowa State University and a master’s in adult and continuing education from UNL. Todd’s area of emphasis is landscape design and management for sustainable landscapes, about which she has published numerous articles. Todd is a past instructor of webcasts for GCSAA.


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