World Atlas of Golf Mini: The Greatest Courses and How They Are Played

World Atlas of Golf Mini: The Greatest Courses and How They Are Played

by Mark Rowlinson
     
 

First published in 1976, The World Atlas of Golf was the first book to take a global view of the sport and the history and architects of course design. Now, over 30 years later, it's better than ever. Completely new text has been written by an expert panel comprising course designers, ex-tour Pros, leading journalists and commentators from around the globe. The

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First published in 1976, The World Atlas of Golf was the first book to take a global view of the sport and the history and architects of course design. Now, over 30 years later, it's better than ever. Completely new text has been written by an expert panel comprising course designers, ex-tour Pros, leading journalists and commentators from around the globe. The book covers the courses that are seminal to the history of the sport together with those that simply demonstrate architectural brilliance. Sumptuous computer-generated artworks accompany the details of each course, illustrating their features in impressive detail, while 'cut-away' illustrations of signature holes highlight their particular challenges and show the course architect's ingenuity. With feature pages that provide a thorough understanding of the golfing scene in every part of the world and maps showing the locations of key clubs, this is the book that set the benchmark in golf publishing.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780600625186
Publisher:
Octopus Books
Publication date:
10/10/2012
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Mark Rowlinson has been associated with the 'World Atlas of Golf' since 1990, both editorially and as a contributor. He has also written 'A Place to Golf' and 'The Times Guide to the Golf Course of Great Britain and Ireland'.

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