Category Archives: Architecture

Why are there Eighteen Holes?

Click on the image of the book to view on Amazon The USGA took the unusual step this year of issuing their annual Herbert Warren Wind Award to two books. One of the worthy winners was Peter Lewis: Why are

Why are there Eighteen Holes?

Click on the image of the book to view on Amazon The USGA took the unusual step this year of issuing their annual Herbert Warren Wind Award to two books. One of the worthy winners was Peter Lewis: Why are

Golf’s Royal Clubs : Honoured by the British Royal Family 1833-2013 by Scott MacPherson

When the home of golf decides to publish a golf book it is a noteworthy event. “The empire on which the sun never sets” is the subject of a new book commissioned by the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of

Golf’s Royal Clubs : Honoured by the British Royal Family 1833-2013 by Scott MacPherson

When the home of golf decides to publish a golf book it is a noteworthy event. “The empire on which the sun never sets” is the subject of a new book commissioned by the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of

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

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

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

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

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

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

St. Andrews in the Footsteps of Old Tom Morris

The Auld Grey Toon has been the subject of countless books over hundreds of years, so writing about it is a tricky endeavor. Roger McStravick’s new book takes an eclectic approach to the subject and delves into the back-stories of

St. Andrews in the Footsteps of Old Tom Morris

The Auld Grey Toon has been the subject of countless books over hundreds of years, so writing about it is a tricky endeavor. Roger McStravick’s new book takes an eclectic approach to the subject and delves into the back-stories of

The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses: Volume 2 – The Americas (winter destinations)

The new rendition of the Confidential Guide to Golf was conceived as a travel guide, as Tom Doak describes it. The new version is being produced in five volumes covering different geographic regions, and the newly issued Volume 2 covers golf

The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses: Volume 2 – The Americas (winter destinations)

The new rendition of the Confidential Guide to Golf was conceived as a travel guide, as Tom Doak describes it. The new version is being produced in five volumes covering different geographic regions, and the newly issued Volume 2 covers golf