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The Evangelist of Golf: The Story of Charles Blair Macdonald
     

The Evangelist of Golf: The Story of Charles Blair Macdonald

by George Bahto, Tom Doak (Foreword by), Ben Crenshaw (Introduction)
 

Charles Blair Macdonald may very well be one of the most influential persons in American golf history. In this visually stunning book, author George Bahto presents a compelling look into Macdonald’s, Seth Raynor’s, and Charles Banks’ work and includes an impressive array of rare vintage photographs, detailed course layouts, and sketches of many of

Overview

Charles Blair Macdonald may very well be one of the most influential persons in American golf history. In this visually stunning book, author George Bahto presents a compelling look into Macdonald’s, Seth Raynor’s, and Charles Banks’ work and includes an impressive array of rare vintage photographs, detailed course layouts, and sketches of many of their most highly regarded hole designs. In the tradition of recent architectural classics, The Evangelist of Golf joins Discovering Donald Ross: The Architect and His Golf Courses and The Life and Work of Dr. Alister MacKenzie to form a rare and beautiful triumvirate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781886947207
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
10.72(w) x 10.84(h) x 1.05(d)

Meet the Author

George Bahto was born and raised in New Jersey. He and his wife, Shirley, have four daughters. For 40 years he operated Bahto & Sons Dry Cleaning Service and while doing so, studied the golf course architecture of Charles Blair Macdonald and Seth Raynor. Now regarded as the leading expert on these two storied architects, Bahto operates his own golf course design and restoration company from his home in Pine Brook, New Jersey, His first complete design, Stonebridge Golf Links in Happauge, Long Island, New York, opened to rave reviews in 2001. He has written articles for Golfweek magazine.

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