Golf Courses of the U. S. Open

Golf Courses of the U. S. Open

by David Barrett, Rees Jones
     
 
Playing in the U.S. Open is every golfer's dream-it's a chance to play the best golf courses ever created. Golf Courses of the U.S. Open is the next best thing, profiling these 50 amazing courses, such as Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pinehurst No. 2, and Winged Foot Golf Club. There's also a detailed look at some lesser-known host sites, such as Myopia Hunt Club

Overview

Playing in the U.S. Open is every golfer's dream-it's a chance to play the best golf courses ever created. Golf Courses of the U.S. Open is the next best thing, profiling these 50 amazing courses, such as Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pinehurst No. 2, and Winged Foot Golf Club. There's also a detailed look at some lesser-known host sites, such as Myopia Hunt Club and Inwood Country Club, from the early years of the twentieth century.

Beautiful photographs are accompanied by detailed descriptions of the courses and lively accounts of how the leading players of all time, including Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, and Tiger Woods, have won U.S. Opens there. Completing this elegant volume is a foreword by Rees Jones, known as "the Open doctor" for his work in redesigning, restoring, and renovating courses in preparation for the U.S. Open. Also included are detailed maps of the most prominent courses and a comprehensive section of U.S. Open records and statistics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810933873
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 11.80(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

A former senior editor at GOLF Magazine, David Barrett is the editor-in-chief at Divot Communication, publisher of the nation's finest regional golf magazines. He also contributes to GolfObserver.com.He lives in White Plains, New York.

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