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Material Type:Book
Monographic Corporate Author(s):American Park Builders
Monograph Title:Golf Courses, 1926.
# of Pages:35
Publishing Information:Chicago, Illinois: American Park Builders
Collation:35 pp.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf courses; Golfer satisfaction; Golf course siting; Costs; Golf course construction; Golf course design
Subjects' Names:Bendelow, Tom
Business Name:American Park Builders, in Chicago, Illinois
Abstract/Contents:"The main object of this discussion is to guard prospective golf club promoters against the usual mistakes which invariably result in the discredit of club officials and dissatisfaction among the members. These may be briefly summarized as follows: bad organization, bad financing, unskilled selection of land, and intrusting [entrusting] the planning and supervision of construction to novices."
See Also:See also related booklet, On the Planning and Building of a Golf Course: A Brochure, 1923, R=270457. R=270457
Note:Variant title: Golf Courses By the American Park Builders
Includes "A record of achievement"; pp. 30-35
Pictures, b/w
Annotation from
Golf Course Design,
by Geoffrey S. Cornish and Michael J. Hurdzan:
"A rare, self-published advertising piece produced in the late 1910s or 1920s concerning the design and build services of a renowned but long gone firm. It is similar to the small booklet listing courses designed by Donald Ross." p. 56
Cornish & Hurdzan Ratings:D1; C2; H4; P1
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
American Park Builders. 1926. Golf Courses. 35 pp. Chicago, Illinois: American Park Builders.
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