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

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Title Golf Travel by Design: How You Can Play the World's Best Courses by the Sport's Top Architects
ISBN 0762723793
Author The Editors of The Golf Insider
Binding Paperback
Publisher Globe Pequot
Publisher Year 2002
Condition Fine
Description 0762723793 Book Description Golf is most fun when played on a beautiful course, one suited to an individual's game. This book is aimed at helping those who truly love golf to reach this goal on their next trip. There are almost 30,000 golf courses across the globe--golfers may as well play the best. By revealing the philosophy and intent behind each top designer's sculpted course, Golf Travel by Design can assist in planning and enjoying the very best golf vacations at places that will seem tailored to a particular game. While many of the courses designed by these great masters are open only via private membership, there are a number-profiled in full here-that may be enjoyed by the traveling golfer. With expertise, eloquence, and candor, the editors of The Golf Insider discuss each course's strengths and weaknesses, as well as its history, beauty, and added attractions. Readers will learn the tricks and trade secrets of each designer and marvel at how this insider knowledge will increase their enjoyment, and lower their score, as they play through some of the most beautiful fairways anywhere. This book both identifies the top golf course designers-from classic to contemporary, describing their style and philosophy in a way that golf enthusiasts will understand-and selects and describes the very best publicly accessible courses by each designer, with enough travel-related information to make it easy for readers to visit and play these courses.


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