Game of Golf (The)

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  • Author:
    Park Jr., Willie
  • First edition:
    1896

Synopsis

Originally from Scotland, Willie Park Jr. brought his knowledge and design theories to both Canada and the USA. Chapter Ten is entitled "Laying Out and Keeping Golf-Links." In nineteen pages, Willie Park Jr. explains how many of the early courses were to be laid out and includes pertinent points to make them exceptional.

This classic can be found from a variety of publishers. The Longmans, Green and Co. first edition from 1896 can be found for reasonable money. In 2006, Luath Press Ltd. reprinted it (9781905222650). In 2010, Arcturus Publishing Ltd. republished the book in the manner of the original (9781848377103).


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