True Links

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  • Author:
    Peper, George
  • Contributors:
    • Campbell, Malcolm
    • Lowe, Iain
    • Watson, Tom
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A sea view, sandy dune-like terrain, fast-running fairways and ever-changing maritime winds were the criteria set for the term true links. Of the 30,000 golf courses in the world, only 246 made the grade.

The book begins with an in-depth study of The Old Course, called the Crucible. The next 25 championship links on the British Isles are termed Icons. The next 25 are called Classics. Links found throughout the rest of the world are called Exotics.

Chapter 9 contains the exhaustive list of the 246 courses arranged by country.

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You want an introduction to the 246 true links courses found throughout the world as of 2010.

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