Analysis and Improvement Practise of Drainage Problem on Soil Profile at the Golf Course Fairway

골프코스 페어웨이 지반 토양의 배수불량 원인과 개선방안

  • Lee, Jung-Ho (Dept. of Biological Sci. and Tech., Graduate School of Yonsei University) ;
  • Jung, Gi-Rai (Kangwonland Resort) ;
  • Lee, Jong-Min (Dept. of Biological Sci. and Tech., Graduate School of Yonsei University) ;
  • Joo, Young-Kyoo (Dept. of Biological Sci. and Tech., Graduate School of Yonsei University)
  • 이정호 (연세대학교 대학원 생명과학기술학과) ;
  • 정기래 (강원랜드리조트) ;
  • 이종민 (연세대학교 대학원 생명과학기술학과) ;
  • 주영규 (연세대학교 대학원 생명과학기술학과)
  • Received : 2012.06.05
  • Accepted : 2012.06.28
  • Published : 2012.08.31


Research was focused on the improvement of poor drainage problems on golf course fairway which had not been performed soil test or properly amended during the course construction. The analysis of the drainage problem basically was caused by a deterioration of soil physical properties by the top layer compaction. The soil hardness reached about 3,000 Kpa around 5~6 cm of soil profile. The slow infiltration speed to subsoil by the compaction was caused directly a poor drainage capacity. However, the properly amended sand soil showed an apparent value of 1,500 Kpa through the subsoil. The water content test showed a similar result that higher rate of 20~30% and ideal rate of 8~12% at poor drainage area and successfully amended area, respectively. However, an imported topsoil media which had higher content of silt and clay from a trans-planted sod had made a heterogeneous soil profile and that caused a poor drain capacity by a low infiltration rate. Those drainage problems triggered to buildup a reduced soil layer by poor soil gas exchange. The soil environment of deoxidation enhanced anaerobic microbial population and induced methane gas build-up to 55 ppm, and that resulted an adverse effect on turf growth by root growth retardation, consequently.


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