The title of the book, Eighteen Stakes on a Sunday Afternoon, refers to the tongue in cheek reference by early Scottish immigrants to America setting out a golf course in a single day for the grand sum of $25.
The book focuses on literature that was produced alongside the evolution of landscapes for golf in America during the late 19th and 20th centuries.
The book, Eighteen Stakes on a Sunday Afternoon, is part of a four-volume set. The other books include Fred Hawtree’s Anthology Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 as well as Hurdzan’s Bibliography.