Golf by Design: How to Lower Your Score by Reading the Features of a Course

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Robert Trent Jones, Jr., is world-renowned as the designer of such highly regarded courses as Princeville Golf Resort in Hawaii and Weston Hills Country Club in Florida. He also designed the putting green on the While House lawn.- "The New England Journal of Golf named Jones's Sugarloaf Golf Club the #1 public golf course in America. Jones's courses are perennial favorites on Best: 100 Best Modern Courses" list, and similar lists by "Golf Digest and "Golf Magazine.

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Robert Trent Jones, Jr., is world-renowned as the designer of such highly regarded courses as Princeville Golf Resort in Hawaii and Weston Hills Country Club in Florida. He also designed the putting green on the While House lawn.- "The New England Journal of Golf named Jones's Sugarloaf Golf Club the #1 public golf course in America. Jones's courses are perennial favorites on Best: 100 Best Modern Courses" list, and similar lists by "Golf Digest and "Golf Magazine.

From the distinguished designer of over 150 golf courses around the world, this unique guide shows golfers how to read the key features of a course--and dramatically lower their scores. Drawing on a lifetime of experience, Jones teaches golfers how to beat a course by outwitting its architect. 60 color photos. 100 line drawings.

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A time-honored adage of the sports world is that fundamentals come from the ground up, and Golf by Design literally exemplifies this statement. The author, an internationally acclaimed golf course architect, has produced a how-to work of considerable technical and artistic merit. The result is a well-written golfing masterpiece. Included are discussions of golf as analogous to chess and pool, as well as instructional line drawings that simplify the most difficult scenarios. Spectacular color photographs of 60 of the world's most challenging courses further enhance this one-of-a-kind guide that is likely to become a classic. Highly recommended for most public libraries.-Albert Spencer, Coll. of Education, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas
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  • ISBN-13: 9780316472982
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Publication date: 3/1/1994
  • Edition description: 1st Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 8.79 (w) x 11.19 (h) x 1.04 (d)

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