Category Archives: First Editions

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The Original Evangelist of Golf

When George Bahto published his seminal book on Charles Blair Macdonald he titled it The Evangelist of Golf based on an article that Macdonald’s son-in-law H. J. Whigham published as a tribute to the legendary golfer. In the Evangelist Batho

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The Original Evangelist of Golf

When George Bahto published his seminal book on Charles Blair Macdonald he titled it The Evangelist of Golf based on an article that Macdonald’s son-in-law H. J. Whigham published as a tribute to the legendary golfer. In the Evangelist Batho

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Royal Cortissoz Golf Books

Scouring the nooks and crannies of the golf world, this month we happen upon a writer whose name is as intriguing as his writing. Royal Cortissoz (1869-1948) trained as an architect and spent several years working at the prestigious firm

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Royal Cortissoz Golf Books

Scouring the nooks and crannies of the golf world, this month we happen upon a writer whose name is as intriguing as his writing. Royal Cortissoz (1869-1948) trained as an architect and spent several years working at the prestigious firm

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Oakmont Country Club Histories

We’ve written about the most storied clubs in the United States . . . Merion, Seminole, the Country Club and Pinehurst, but have never managed to write about Oakmont. In celebration of the upcoming U.S. Open to be held this

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Oakmont Country Club Histories

We’ve written about the most storied clubs in the United States . . . Merion, Seminole, the Country Club and Pinehurst, but have never managed to write about Oakmont. In celebration of the upcoming U.S. Open to be held this

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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

Confidential Guide Volume 2

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

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Chambers Bay Golf Club History Book

Host a U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open within ten years after a course opens? Not even Oakmont or Merion can lay claim to that, although both have hosted the prestigious tournament. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., the public course

Chambers Bay

Chambers Bay Golf Club History Book

Host a U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open within ten years after a course opens? Not even Oakmont or Merion can lay claim to that, although both have hosted the prestigious tournament. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., the public course

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Golf & Country Club by Charles Wendehack

Most books in the golfer’s library are written about golfers, tournaments, course architecture, or about the game’s rich history. Not so with the subject of this month’s featured book. A unique and collectible volume to complete the canon a golfer’s

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Golf & Country Club by Charles Wendehack

Most books in the golfer’s library are written about golfers, tournaments, course architecture, or about the game’s rich history. Not so with the subject of this month’s featured book. A unique and collectible volume to complete the canon a golfer’s

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Bandon Dunes – Golf As It Was Meant To Be

Bandon Dunes now has a history worthy of its place in the golf world: Bandon Dunes Golf As It Was Meant To Be. As fellow golf book collector and golf course architect Ben Crenshaw writes in the introduction to the

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Bandon Dunes – Golf As It Was Meant To Be

Bandon Dunes now has a history worthy of its place in the golf world: Bandon Dunes Golf As It Was Meant To Be. As fellow golf book collector and golf course architect Ben Crenshaw writes in the introduction to the