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Secrets of the great golf course architects : the creation of the world's greatest golf courses in the words and images of history's master designers

Author: Michael Shiels; American Society of Golf Course Architects,
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book offers readers behind-the-scenes tales from Americas master architects themselves in their own words. Elite designers such as Tom Fazio, Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye, Rees Jones, Robert Trent Jones Jr., Arthur Hills, Arnold Palmer, and others share their personal anecdotes related to the creation of some of the worlds most famous courses: from run-ins with snakes to bulldozers sinking in quicksand, to holes  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Shiels; American Society of Golf Course Architects,
ISBN: 9781602393264 1602393265
OCLC Number: 227016644
Description: xi, 225 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Horses for courses : Paul Albanese, ASGCA --
Bull fighting : Bill Amick, ASGCA fellow --
The bear necessities : Ian Andrew, ASGCA associate --
That damned yankee : Brian Ault, ASGCA --
Client capers : Richard Baril, ASGCA --
Cashing out in Korea : Michael Beebe, ASGCA --
Persistence pays off! : Edward Beidel, ASGCA --
Timing and destiny led me to Fazio : Jan Geljan, ASGCA --
From doodles to destiny : Michael Benkusky, ASGCA --
Big dig ... big bang : Jim Blaukovitch, ASGCA --
He had already killed a man : Jeff Blume, ASGCA associate --
A memorable September day : Glenn Boorman, ASGCA --
Learning from Robert Trent Jones : William F. Boswell, ASGCA --
Learning from the pros and handling criticism : Jeffrey Brauer, ASGCA --
Why did it have to be snakes? : Steve Burns, ASGCA associate --
Putting the puzzle together : Ty Butler, ASGCA --
A royal flush and a royal honor : Doug Carrick, ASGCA --
Gourmet dining by a master chef? Or fast food from a fry cook? : Nai Chung Lee Chang, ASGCA --
The swimming moose : Bruce Charlton, ASGCA --
Sam Snead and ceremonial golf course openings gone bad : Tom Clark, ASGCA --
It's all in the presentation : George M. Clifton, ASGCA --
We're in the pot : Bill Coore, ASGCA --
Dangerous liaisons : John Cope, ASGCA associate --
World War II works in progress : Geoffrey S. Cornish, ASGCA fellow --
Naked meetings, snakes, and buzzards : Brian Costello, ASGCA --
Facing just another epiphany : Bob Cupp, ASGCA --
From Pebble Beach to the far east : Brian Curley, ASGCA --
Reading the grain in Bermuda grass greens : Mike Dasher, ASGCA --
The true grit about golf course architecture : Tripp Davis, ASGCA associate --
Speak to your clients in their language : P.B. Dye, ASGCA --
Dirty jobs : Perry Dye, ASGCA --
Dubious Dye debut : Pete and Alice Dye, ASGCA fellows --
After the ball : Jim Engh, ASGCA associate --
The rewards of cold calling : Ken Ezell, ASGCA --
No one likes to be turned down : Tom Fazio, ASGCA --
Hungarian goose chase : Steve Forrest, ASGCA --
Back to the future : Keith Foster, ASGCA --
Admonished by one of golf's greatest : Tim Freeland, ASGCA. Continental complications : Les Furber, ASGCA --
My father is not Jack Nicklaus : Garrett Gill, ASGCA --
Nearly fatal experiences : Lester George ASGCA associate --
You cannot fail to be a success : Michael Gleason, ASGCA --
Eternal optimism --
moving heaven and earth : Denis Griffiths, ASGCA --
The client knows best ... or does he? : John F. Harbottle III, ASGCA --
Working together to overcome --
and incorporate --
challenges : A. John Harvey, ASGCA --
Far out far east : Neil Haworth, ASGCA --
Vive la difference! : Ray Hearn, ASGCA --
Morning in India : Dave Heatwole, ASGCA --
Look at challenges from a new angle : play golf backwards : Arthur Hills, ASGCA fellow --
What a trip! : Brian Huntley, ASGCA --
Golf course c rations created a gourmet friendship : Dr. Michael Hurdzan, ASGCA --
Songs and stories : Rick Jacobson, ASGCA --
Bugged by bugs : Clyde Johnston, ASGCA --
Who do you think you are? : Rees Jones, ASGCA --
Father's Day : Robert Trent Jones Jr., ASGCA --
Once in a lifetime job turned labor of love : Stephen Kay, ASGCA --
To dream the impossible deadline : Ron Kirby, ASGCA fellow --
We are not alone : Don Knott, ASGCA --
My Magnolia Lane masters memories : John LaFoy, ASGCA --
Arnold Palmer's dam idea : Erik Larsen, ASGCA --
Jack and Gary : Jeff Lawrence, ASGCA associate --
Going green in golf : the lesson of links : Tim Liddy, ASGCA --
The first step's a doozey! : Jim Lipe, ASGCA --
Cloud nine or field of dreams? : Bob Lohmann, ASGCA --
Letting the site create the nature of a course : Bill Love, ASGCA --
Adventureland : Jeffrey Lucovsky, ASGCA associate --
Don't be afraid to get dirty : Greg Martin, ASGCA --
Listening can overcome barriers and ear respect : Victoria Martz, ASGCA --
Artistic compositions painted by architects and nature : Tom Marzolf, ASGCA --
Hog heaven : Jerry Matthews, ASGCA fellow --
Why am I in this business? : W. Bruce Matthews III, ASGCA --
A family labor of love : Mark McCumber, ASGCA --
Groundbreaking design : Neal Minchew, ASGCA associate --
A benevolent king : Harrison Minchew, ASGCA associate --
Size matters : Jay Morrish, ASGCA --
Wild ride : Greg Muirhead, ASGCA --
Hidden views and natural features : Mark Mungeam, ASGCA --
Stormy weather : Jeffrey Myers, ASGCA --
How a bad airplane seat taught me courage : Doug Myslinski, ASGCA associate --
Urban legend in the far east : Eric Nelson, ASGCA. Typhoon trouble : Robin Nelson, ASGCA --
A golden age for the golden bear : Jack Nicklaus, ASGCA --
Bear tracks and claw prints in the mud : Jack Nicklaus II, ASGCA --
Cultural curiosities and dangerous decisions : Tim Nugent, ASGCA --
Questions with the king : Arnold Palmer, ASGCA fellow --
How to spot good golf course design : Gary Panks, ASGCA --
The good, the bad, and the ugly : Damian Pascuzzo, ASGCA --
Begin in doubt, end in certainty : Rick Phelps, ASGCA --
Doing business in Japan : Mark Rathert, ASGCA --
Behind the iron curtain : Forrest Richardson, ASGCA --
Fortune, fate, or just luck? Some very close calls : Rick Robbins, ASGCA --
Sandbox technology --
feeling my way through it : Ted Robinson Sr., ASGCA fellow --
Costa Rican corner cutting : Ted Robinson Jr., ASGCA associate --
Facing down "The Donald" Trump : Drew Rogers, ASGCA --
The time I almost quit on Robert Trent Jones : Roger Rulewich, ASGCA fellow --
An explosive situation : John Sanford, ASGCA --
Climbing the caddy ladder : George F. Sargent Jr., ASGCA --
A tale of two courses : Dan Schlegel, ASGCA --
"Only one change," he said : Lee Schmidt, ASGCA --
Telling Jack Nicklaus "No thank you" : Craig Schreiner, ASGCA --
Big trouble on the big island : Scot Sherman, ASGCA --
Why so many tees? : Brian Silva, ASGCA --
College reunion turned happy homecoming : Mike Smelek, ASGCA --
Snakebitten, but you probably won't die : Phil Smith, ASGCA associate --
Moo-ving experience : Steve Smyers, ASGCA --
Jack Nicklaus doesn't have to put up with this! : John Steidel, ASGCA --
Even bleary eyes can yield a fresh look : Brit Stenson, ASGCA --
My field of dreams moment : Jason Straka, ASGCA --
Any port in a storm : Bryce Swanson, ASGCA associate --
Are we speaking the same language? : Robert Walker, ASGCA --
Interstate fairway : Bobby Weed, ASGCA --
Separation anxiety : Steve Weisser, ASGCA --
Too close for comfort : David Whelchel, ASGCA --
Pecan pie : Christopher Wilczynski, ASGCA --
Danger or intrigue? Inspiration on the road : Ken Williams, ASGCA associate --
Ode to Ed Seay : Ray Wiltse, ASGCA associate --
Hachi! A Japanese cowboy in Arizona : Shane Witcombe, ASGCA --
When nature called : Brian Yoder, ASGCA.
Other Titles: Creation of the world's greatest golf courses in the words and images of history's master designers
Responsibility: Michael Patrick Shiels and the American Society of Golf Course Architects.
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