Category Archives: New Releases

The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses – Volume 5 – Asia, Australia and New Zealand

Most tall buildings in the West skip the thirteenth floor, as it is considered unlucky. In Asia, the number four is considered unlucky and thus elevators there often go directly from the third floor to the fifth. So what’s up

The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses – Volume 5 – Asia, Australia and New Zealand

Most tall buildings in the West skip the thirteenth floor, as it is considered unlucky. In Asia, the number four is considered unlucky and thus elevators there often go directly from the third floor to the fifth. So what’s up

A Course Called Scotland

I somehow missed A Course Called Ireland, Tom Coyne’s first biography/travelogue a decade ago. Not so with his latest effort, A Course Called Scotland, published earlier this year. Coyne sets out to play all the links courses in Scotland in

A Course Called Scotland

I somehow missed A Course Called Ireland, Tom Coyne’s first biography/travelogue a decade ago. Not so with his latest effort, A Course Called Scotland, published earlier this year. Coyne sets out to play all the links courses in Scotland in

Royal Adelaide Golf Club

Australia is a country blessed with, among many other charms, world-class golf courses. Most golf fans probably know about the historic courses in the Sandbelt region around Melbourne, including Kingston Heath and Royal Melbourne. Golf magazines have given (justifiably) glowing

Royal Adelaide Golf Club

Australia is a country blessed with, among many other charms, world-class golf courses. Most golf fans probably know about the historic courses in the Sandbelt region around Melbourne, including Kingston Heath and Royal Melbourne. Golf magazines have given (justifiably) glowing

Golf: The Impossible Collection

What does golf have in common with Andy Warhol and Rene Magritte? Well, until now, nothing, but Assouline Publishing in New York changed that last year with the publication of a new golf book. Assouline is a niche publisher based

Golf: The Impossible Collection

What does golf have in common with Andy Warhol and Rene Magritte? Well, until now, nothing, but Assouline Publishing in New York changed that last year with the publication of a new golf book. Assouline is a niche publisher based

Frank Stableford : A Life in Golf, Medicine and War

Dubbed “The Patron Saint of hackers everywhere,” a new book detailing the life of Frank Stableford was published last year by Ryan Publishing in Victoria, Australia. The 236-page book follows the 88-year life span of this accomplished surgeon and avid

Frank Stableford : A Life in Golf, Medicine and War

Dubbed “The Patron Saint of hackers everywhere,” a new book detailing the life of Frank Stableford was published last year by Ryan Publishing in Victoria, Australia. The 236-page book follows the 88-year life span of this accomplished surgeon and avid

Discovering Alex Russell : The Man and His Legacy

Who is the most under-rated and underappreciated architect of the last century? A strong case can be made that it is Alex Russell. Six years ago, I played a delightful round of golf on the Paraparaumu Beach golf course near

Discovering Alex Russell : The Man and His Legacy

Who is the most under-rated and underappreciated architect of the last century? A strong case can be made that it is Alex Russell. Six years ago, I played a delightful round of golf on the Paraparaumu Beach golf course near

Berckmans Place Augusta National Book

If you went to your banker or a private equity firm to ask for money and told them you wanted it to fund a retail store that would only be open seven days a year you would be laughed out

Berckmans Place Augusta National Book

If you went to your banker or a private equity firm to ask for money and told them you wanted it to fund a retail store that would only be open seven days a year you would be laughed out