Golf Ball Book

Golf Ball Book

by Larry Dennis, Udo Machat, Jim Coit

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Machat (graphic designer and photographer) and Dennis (golf and sports journalist) trace the history of the golf ball back to the feather ball and to theories about what came before. They discuss the gutta percha period, the rubber core balls, how and by whom materials were discovered, quirky offerings such as the Radio ball, the various cover materials of the modern ball, and the latest innovations for the 21st century. They also provide anecdotes about the people who invented the balls, the competitors that used them, a timeline of golf ball milestones, and rules of golf. Contains 175 color photographs of some rare golf balls. Oversize: 10.5x10.5<">. Lacks an index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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10.33(w) x 10.31(h) x 0.88(d)

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