Golf in Denver (Images of Sports Series)

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Golf in Denver looks at the people, places, and events involved in the grand game in the Denver area for more than a century. The photographs in this volume chronicle the sport in Denver beginning in 1896, when it was played nearly exclusively by a handful of socially prominent, wealthy Denverites, to today's popular sport played on dozens of courses dotting the metro area. Casual and avid golfers as well as history buffs will appreciate the stories behind the game, including an in-depth look at how local ...
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Overview


Golf in Denver looks at the people, places, and events involved in the grand game in the Denver area for more than a century. The photographs in this volume chronicle the sport in Denver beginning in 1896, when it was played nearly exclusively by a handful of socially prominent, wealthy Denverites, to today's popular sport played on dozens of courses dotting the metro area. Casual and avid golfers as well as history buffs will appreciate the stories behind the game, including an in-depth look at how local courses were established, tales of well-known people, and accounts of women and minorities involved in local golf.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738582016
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 4/12/2011
  • Series: Images of Sports Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,416,300
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.50 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author


Rob Mohr has been an enthusiastic golfer and history buff for more than 50 years. He is a collector of golf memorabilia, vintage Colorado license plates, and vintage Colorado postcards. Leslie Mohr Krupa is a historian and native Denverite who specializes in photography as research and as a hobby. These images were gathered from private and public collections.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Foreword 7

Introduction 8

1 The Early Years: 1885-1919 9

2 The Game Grows: 1920-1929 35

3 The Lean Years: 1930-1945 55

4 Golf for All: 1946-1967 75

5 100 Years of Golf: 1968-Present 107

About the Organization 126

Bibliography 127

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