Gift quality, Fine. A superior copy without defect. 280 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm. Clean, unmarked pages. Fine binding and cover. Hardcover and dust jacket.
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. Contents: Chapter 1: The Early Years --Chapter 2: Chicago Golf Club --Chapter 3: Macdonald and the First National Championship --Chapter 4: The Ideal Golf Links --Chapter 5: Glossary of Holes and Green Complexes --Chapter 6: National Golf Links of America --Chapter 7: Seth the Surveyor --Chapter 8: Piping Rock Club --Chapter 9: Sleepy Hollow Country Club --Chapter 10: St. Louis Country Club --Chapter 11: The Greenbrier Resort --Chapter 12: The Lido Club --Chapter 13: Shinnecock Hills Golf Club --Chapter 14: Ocean Links --Chapter 15: Links Club --Chapter 16: Practice Courses --Chapter 17: Women's National Golf & Tennis Club --Chapter 18: Gibson Island Club --Chapter 19: Creek Club --Chapter 20: Deepdale Golf & Country Club --Chapter 21: Mid Ocean Club --Chapter 22: Yale University Golf Course --Time Line of Events --Composite Listing of Courses of Charles B. Macdonald, Seth J. Raynor, and Charles H. Banks --Obituary by H.J. Whigham.
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