Golf by Design

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  • Author:
    Jones, Robert Trent Jr
  • Contributors:
    • Watson, Tom
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Be aware! The book, Golf by Design, is not written primarily as a golf architecture text but rather as a playing guide for the uninitiated to understand the significant elements that make up a golf course.

After establishing these major building blocks, the author provides course management techniques and strategies for attacking the golf course. It is essentially a course management guide from a golf course architects perspective.


There are two editions of Golf by Design — the first in 1994 (IBSN 9780316472982) and the second in 2005 (IBSN 9780316058520).

Read if . . .

You want an inexpensive way to introduce yourself to golf course architecture from a course management point of view.

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