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Simpson & Co. Golf Architects by Fred Hawtree

The British architect Tom Simpson is the designer of two of my favorites courses in the world: the full course at Morfontaine outside Paris and the best nine-hole course in the world at the same location, the Valliere course at

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Simpson & Co. Golf Architects by Fred Hawtree

The British architect Tom Simpson is the designer of two of my favorites courses in the world: the full course at Morfontaine outside Paris and the best nine-hole course in the world at the same location, the Valliere course at

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Mayhem at the Open by Robert Brown

I don’t review much golf fiction because it can be a difficult genre to master. There is a tricky balance the author needs to find between a story line that moves at the correct pace, developing the depth of the

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Mayhem at the Open by Robert Brown

I don’t review much golf fiction because it can be a difficult genre to master. There is a tricky balance the author needs to find between a story line that moves at the correct pace, developing the depth of the

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The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses Vol 3 The Americas (summer destinations)

What is summer? Seemingly a simple question with a complex answer. In New Jersey, it is the period between the summer solstice and the autumn equinox. In Melbourne the answer is quite different. Summer is also a state of mind

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The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses Vol 3 The Americas (summer destinations)

What is summer? Seemingly a simple question with a complex answer. In New Jersey, it is the period between the summer solstice and the autumn equinox. In Melbourne the answer is quite different. Summer is also a state of mind

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Unfriended by Ted Bishop

I purchased a copy of Unfriended : The Power Brokers, Political Correctness and Hypocrisy in Golf to support Ted Bishop, who served as 38th President of the PGA. Bishop was summarily fired by the Board in 2014 because of his

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Unfriended by Ted Bishop

I purchased a copy of Unfriended : The Power Brokers, Political Correctness and Hypocrisy in Golf to support Ted Bishop, who served as 38th President of the PGA. Bishop was summarily fired by the Board in 2014 because of his

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Planet Golf : Modern Masterpieces by Darius Oliver

When future historians and students of the game look back on the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries they will likely recognize it as the second Golden Age of golf course design and architecture. The first Golden Age witnessed the

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Planet Golf : Modern Masterpieces by Darius Oliver

When future historians and students of the game look back on the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries they will likely recognize it as the second Golden Age of golf course design and architecture. The first Golden Age witnessed the

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Top 10 Best Selling Golf Books

Each quarter we update the list of the top 10 best selling golf books as sold on Amazon. Click on either the text of the image of the book: 1. Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf by

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Top 10 Best Selling Golf Books

Each quarter we update the list of the top 10 best selling golf books as sold on Amazon. Click on either the text of the image of the book: 1. Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf by

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Fore! Life’s Book for Golfers

Golf during the Victorian era had different traditions and implements than today’s game: It was played with hickory shafted clubs, wearing long pants and a jacket, with child caddies, bogey as the standard measure of a score and tees built

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Fore! Life’s Book for Golfers

Golf during the Victorian era had different traditions and implements than today’s game: It was played with hickory shafted clubs, wearing long pants and a jacket, with child caddies, bogey as the standard measure of a score and tees built