Golf Travel by Design: How You Can Play the World's Best Courses by the Sport's Top Architects

Golf Travel by Design: How You Can Play the World's Best Courses by the Sport's Top Architects

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Overview

Golf Travel by Design: How You Can Play the World's Best Courses by the Sport's Top Architects by The Editors of The Golf Insider

Golf is most fun when played on a great course that's suited to an individual's game. But with more than 30,000 courses across the globe, how can you select the right ones to visit? Golf Travel by Design reveals the philosophy and intent behind the top designers' sculpted courses. With this knowledge you can plan and enjoy ultimate golf vacations. Written by the editors of The Golf Insider, the leading golf travel publication, this book shares the style, tricks, and trade secrets of nineteen of the world's top designers, profiles their best publicly accessible courses, and provides travel-related information. This insider knowledge can help increase your enjoyment, and lower your score, as you play some of the most beautiful courses available to the traveling golfer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762723799
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/2002
Edition description: First
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

The Golf Insider is the leading critical golf travel publication in the world, a newsletter devoted entirely to the topic of golf travel, without any advertising. Editor Larry Olmsted has written hundreds of articles on golf for both the newsletter and other major publications. The Golf Insider publisher and west coast editor Robert Pedrero regularly visits top courses, new and old, around the world to help keep readers up to date on the best of golf travel.
Also contributing is women's golf editor Nancy Berkeley, who regularly provides a design perspective from the forward tees.
An introduction has been provided by Greg Norman, who has enjoyed one of the greatest careers in golf history. Norman, whose nickname is the Great White Shark, has designed golf courses around the world, including the United States, Ireland, the Bahamas, Australia and the Far East.

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