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Golf 365 days : a history

Author: Robert Sidorsky
Publisher: New York : Abrams, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The whole spectacular world of golf comes to life in these pages - the great players, men and women, pro and amateur; the architects; the courses; the wonderful stories and marvelous images. A companion volume to Robert Sidorskys Golf Courses Around the World: 365 Days, Golf 365 Days takes the reader on a tour of the games greatest personalities, complete with anecdotes and stunning photography. Sidorskys narrative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Sidorsky
ISBN: 9780810972810 0810972816
OCLC Number: 226389388
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 365 leaves : color illustrations (some color) ; 17 x 25 cm
Contents: Introduction and acknowledgments --
The origins of the Scottish game --
The spread of the game --
The age of the great triumvirate --
Golf takes hold in the United States --
Bobby Jones and the roaring twenties --
Bright lights of the depression era --
Post World War II and the age of Ben Hogan --
The sixties and the era of big three golf --
Jack Nicklaus and his rivals in the seventies --
The rise of the Europeans --
Stars in the nineties --
Tiger Woods burns bright --
and new stars shine --
Index --
Photo credits.
Other Titles: Golf three hundred sixty-five days
Responsibility: Robert Sidorsky.

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Features great men and women golf players, both pro and amateur, the architects, and the courses. This book covers issues from the beginnings of the game onward and golf around the world. It also  Read more...

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