As Bob pointed out practice, practice and practice some more. Take your time on the turns until you get in the rythmn and used to you mower. As Vandora explained use 3 point turns on weak turf or to line up for good straight stripes.
If the turf is weak like in the spring and fall,at the end of my pass I do a 09 degree turn ,in place,i pull back on one bar and forward on the other the exact same amount,when im 90 degrees i move forward 5 ft-since i have a 60" cut,and do anothe 90 degree turn,the same way,and go easy until the castors are pointed in the right direction,then you can turn faster,if you dont wait for the castors to slowly turn in the right direction,and just try to turn fast the inside tire will tear as it turns backwards.I also use the double 90 method al year on some spots,it gives you much straighter stripes ,especially right after the turn around.The stripes are awesome when you do it that way,although it does take longer than just turning around in one motion.
The main thing is to get to know your machine and what it will do. The 3 point turn works the best that I have found and I run an exmark lazer. Practice at your home first before you turf up your clients.
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