Creating Classics: The Golf Courses of Harry Colt introduces you to the man and the mind of Harry Colt as well as covering the numerous associates he worked with throughout his career.

Lesser-known gems accompany some of Colt’s most popular designs. The chosen courses present teach lessons about golf course architecture. Harry Colt courses touched on include:

County Sligo
Hankley Common
Moor Park
Pyle & Kenfig
Royal Belfast
Royal Dublin
Royal Porthcawl
Royal Portrush
Royal Wimbledon
Royal Worlington and Newmarket
St George’s Hill
Stoke Park
Swinley Forest

Bruce Critchley also provides a list of Colt’s Best 18 Holes.

Creating Classics: The Golf Courses of Harry Colt is perhaps the most complete book written yet on the subject. In all fairness, the missing title in all of golf books is a definitive title on the life and work of Harry Colt.

Other Harry Colt Reference Works

Some Essays on Golf Course Architecture
Masters of Design: Great Courses of Colt, MacKenzie, Alison & Morrison
Colt & Co. Golf Course Architects

The Harry Colt Project

To see a chronological list of Harry Colt Golf Courses.
To read a short biography of Harry Colt.
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