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Golf
     

Golf

by Dale Concannon
 

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Golf has been played in varying forms for over 500 years, yet it was only during Queen Victoria's reign that it evolved from Scottish pastime to a worldwide sport. This book seeks to capture the period and the decades immediately following, chronicling the the legendary players and famous courses. Tracing the development of the game from the mid-19th century up to

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Golf has been played in varying forms for over 500 years, yet it was only during Queen Victoria's reign that it evolved from Scottish pastime to a worldwide sport. This book seeks to capture the period and the decades immediately following, chronicling the the legendary players and famous courses. Tracing the development of the game from the mid-19th century up to the modern era, it details the exploits of "Old" Tom Morris, Harry Vardon, Walter Hagen and Jack Nicklaus. It reveals how the US came to dominate the game in the 50s and 60s and how golf survived in Britain between the wars.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750920759
Publisher:
Sutton Publishing
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.73(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.35(d)

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