Thin End of the Wedge – A Life in Golf

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  • Author:
    Steel, Donald
  • Contributors:
    • Bonallack, Sir Michael
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Donald Steel rose to the very pinnacle of three distinct aspects of the golfing world. He is a renowned player, writer, and golf course architect.

An accomplished amateur golfer, he has represented county and country. In addition to winning the prestigious Presidents Putter at Rye three times, he also played in the Open Championship in 1970.

A prodigious writer, he has authored or edited ten books and wrote countless articles for Country Life and numerous newspapers. He also served as President of the professional golf writers body.

Perhaps what Donald Steel is best known for is his parallel life as a golf course architect. He is the only person in history to consult on all the Open venue courses. Internationally, his work is found in 40 countries and over 450 courses.

In this work, he recounts the tales in his trademark eloquent and humble manner.

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