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Lost Links: Forgotten Treasures of Golf's Golden Age


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Literally hundreds of classic courses from golf's pre-World War II Golden Age have vanished over the years, including nearly 200 designed by legendary architects like Donald Ross, A.W. Tillinghast and Dr. Alister MacKenzie. In this sister volume to his award-winning book, The Missing Links, historian Daniel Wexler profiles more than 70 of the ver y best courses and holes in America, bringing them back to life with detailed histories, color maps and period photographs.
Within "Lost Links," the reader can walk William Flynn's sand-strewn North course at Boca Raton, skirt towering Pacific cliffs at Billy Bell's mysterious Royal Palms, retrace Seth Raynor's footsteps at the Greenbrier and revisit George Thomas's legendary lost holes at La Cumbre.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction. The Golden Dozen. Augusta National Golf Club. Boca Raton Resort & Club (North). Cedar Bank Links. The Greenbrier (No. 3). Huntington Crescent Club (West). La Cumbre Country Club. Overhills Golf Club. Palm Beach Winter Club. Pasadena Golf Club. Rockwood Hall Country Club. The Royal Palms Country Club. Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort. Lost Links. Acacia Country Club. Ardsley Country Club. Arlington Country Club. Aviation Country Club. Baederwood Golf Club. Baldwin Hills Golf Club. Bannockburn Country Club. James W. Barber Private Golf Course. Brentwood Golf Course. Briar Hall Country Club. Broadmoor Country Club. California Country Club. Canoe Brook Country Club (North). Carolina Pines Golf Club. Cedarbrook Country Club. Coldstream Country Club. Colony Golf Club. Fairview Country Club. Flintridge Country Club. Glen Oaks Country Club. Grassy Sprain Country Club. Hillcrest Country Club. Holly Hill Golf & Country Club. Homestead Country Club. Inglewood Country Club. Kenilworth Lodge Country Club. Lake Merced Golf & Country Club. Lake Norconian Club. Melbourne Country Club. Miami Country Club. Miami Shores Country Club. Midwick Country Club. Milwaukee Country Club. Nantucket Golf Club. Northport Country Club. Oak Ridge Country Club. Olympia Fields Country Club (No. 2). Olympia Fields Country Club (No. 3). Palmetto Country Club. Prince Georgea s Country Club. Rancho Golf Club. Salisbury Country Club (No. 3). Sunset Fields Golf Club (North). Sunset Fields Golf Club (South). Tam Oa Shanter Country Club. Tredyffrin Country Club. West Palm Beach Country Club. Westward Ho Golf Club. Woodmere Country Club. Woodstock Country Club. Lost Nines. Coffee Pot Golf Course. Colonie Country Club. Congressional Country Club. Ft. George Island Golf Club. Hanover Country Club. Ingleside Country Club. Kelsey City Golf Club. Old Oaks Country Club (West). St. Lucie River Country Club. T. Suffern Tailora s Ocean Links. Waialae Country Club. Wakonda Club. Lost Holes of Famous Courses. Bel--Air Country Club. Colonial Country Club. Country Club of Fairfield. Griffith Park Golf Course (Harding). Griffith Park Golf Course (Wilson). Huntington Crescent Club (East). Inverness Club. Lakeside Golf Club. Lancaster Country Club. Medinah Country Club (No. 3). Merion Golf Club (East). Mid--Pacific Country Club. Oak Hill Country Club (East). Ojai Valley Inn. Pinehurst Golf Club (No. 2). Pelham Country Club. Quaker Ridge Country Club. San Francisco Golf Club. Skokie Country Club. Sleepy Hollow Country Club. Wykagyl Country Club. Maps of Prominent Golfing Cities. Boston. Detroit. Miami. Minneapolis/St. Paul. Philadelphia. San Diego. San Francisco Bay Area. Washington, DC Area. Acknowledgments.

Portrait

A 1985 graduate of Middlebury College, Daniel Wexler is a former golf professional turned historian, and one of America's leading experts on the classic architects and designs of golf's Golden Age. He currently resides in the Los Angeles area and may be contacted at Midd23@aol.com.

EAN: 9781932202038
ISBN: 193220203X
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2003
Seitenanzahl: 238 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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