When I set out to write my book, Performance Bowling Greens, it made me think about the main obstacles to success encountered by many of the bowling clubs I visit and in many ways it comes down to what can only be described as Common Sense versus Commerce. The 4 biggest obstacles I encounter again and again are as follows:
- Desperation Mode; or a state of mind that permeates a club when nothing they do seems to yield the results they crave.
- Lack of Consistency; which is direct result of the 1st obstacle, and is when the club repeatedly changes its approach to maintenance because it basically has no faith in any of the maintenance models it encounters.
- Tradition; although a lot of the traditions in question are not that old.
- Greenkeeping Myths.
The reasons for the problems I have just mentioned are mainly to do with the need that exists in everyThis content is for members only.