The Biarritz Golf Club and the Biarritz Prototype Hole

Having been fortunate enough to play more than a dozen different Biarritz prototype holes, it was a thrill to acquire the centennial history from the club with the original hole in France: Biarritz Golf Club Le Phare 1888-1988. Although the

The Biarritz Golf Club and the Biarritz Prototype Hole

Having been fortunate enough to play more than a dozen different Biarritz prototype holes, it was a thrill to acquire the centennial history from the club with the original hole in France: Biarritz Golf Club Le Phare 1888-1988. Although the

Golf & Kolf

One of the great things about collecting golf books is the unpredictability of it. You never know where or when something interesting is going to turn up. This month’s feature was published in Belgium in 1993 and is titled Golf

Golf & Kolf

One of the great things about collecting golf books is the unpredictability of it. You never know where or when something interesting is going to turn up. This month’s feature was published in Belgium in 1993 and is titled Golf

Golfing Societies

Great Britain is the source of many of life’s simple pleasures: the cottage garden, a country house hotel, English mustard and sticky toffee pudding. Add to the list a uniquely British invention, the golfing society. As separate from a golf

Golfing Societies

Great Britain is the source of many of life’s simple pleasures: the cottage garden, a country house hotel, English mustard and sticky toffee pudding. Add to the list a uniquely British invention, the golfing society. As separate from a golf

The Making of Pacific Dunes by Tom Doak

The first book about the Bandon resort was written by Steve Goodwin, and its subtitle was: The Making of Bandon Dunes. It was appropriately the first book about the resort since the Bandon Dunes course was the first one built,

The Making of Pacific Dunes by Tom Doak

The first book about the Bandon resort was written by Steve Goodwin, and its subtitle was: The Making of Bandon Dunes. It was appropriately the first book about the resort since the Bandon Dunes course was the first one built,

Summer Reading 2021

June has arrived and with it some of the best golfing times of the year, with longer daylight and slower paced days. A time when you can lounge on the back deck at Maidstone and enjoy a Southside overlooking the

Summer Reading 2021

June has arrived and with it some of the best golfing times of the year, with longer daylight and slower paced days. A time when you can lounge on the back deck at Maidstone and enjoy a Southside overlooking the

A Matter of Course: The Life of William Herbert Fowler 1856-1941, Golf Course Architect

The pioneering English architect Herbert Fowler designed several world class courses in the Surrey region outside London including Walton Heath and the Berkshire Red and Blue courses. He revised the Tom Morris layout at Royal North Devon in the early

A Matter of Course: The Life of William Herbert Fowler 1856-1941, Golf Course Architect

The pioneering English architect Herbert Fowler designed several world class courses in the Surrey region outside London including Walton Heath and the Berkshire Red and Blue courses. He revised the Tom Morris layout at Royal North Devon in the early

St. George’s Hill Golf Club

I am a latecomer to the party regarding St. George’s Hill Golf Club, which is located in the Surrey countryside. In my defense, there is so much rich golf in the sandbelt outside of London, with Sunningdale, Wentworth, Walton Heath,

St. George’s Hill Golf Club

I am a latecomer to the party regarding St. George’s Hill Golf Club, which is located in the Surrey countryside. In my defense, there is so much rich golf in the sandbelt outside of London, with Sunningdale, Wentworth, Walton Heath,

The Golf Course and Grounds of Yeamans Hall

It has been almost a decade since we first highlighted Yeamans Hall, focusing on the first book published about this exclusive club: The Cottages and Architects of Yeamans Hall, which looked in detail at the 35 cottages that grace the

The Golf Course and Grounds of Yeamans Hall

It has been almost a decade since we first highlighted Yeamans Hall, focusing on the first book published about this exclusive club: The Cottages and Architects of Yeamans Hall, which looked in detail at the 35 cottages that grace the

Burning Tree Golf Club

“Burning Tree is not merely exclusive, it is private. Its members avoid publicity as if it were a virus.” Although the words were written for the club’s first history in 1962, how appropriate an opener for our current pandemic times.

Burning Tree Golf Club

“Burning Tree is not merely exclusive, it is private. Its members avoid publicity as if it were a virus.” Although the words were written for the club’s first history in 1962, how appropriate an opener for our current pandemic times.

Golf Books by and about Caddies

There have been over seventy-five books published about caddies, with a rich history of well-known authors writing about them: Horace Hutchinson, Tom Bendelow, Chick Evans and Henry Longhurst among them. Old Tom Morris was a caddie before he won the

Golf Books by and about Caddies

There have been over seventy-five books published about caddies, with a rich history of well-known authors writing about them: Horace Hutchinson, Tom Bendelow, Chick Evans and Henry Longhurst among them. Old Tom Morris was a caddie before he won the