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Author(s):Cornish, Geoffrey S.
Author Affiliation:Golf Course Architect, Fiddlers Green, Amherst, MA.
Title:History of Golf Course Architecture
Meeting Info.:Held: March 12-15, 1989, Vancouver, British Columbia.
Source:Canadian Turfgrass Conference & Show. Vol. 40, March 1989, p. 1-3.
Publishing Information:Toronto, Canada: Canadian Golf Superintendents Association
Keywords:TIC Keywords: History; Golf course design; Golf course architects
Abstract/Contents:Presents a brief history of golf course architecture in outline form with specific mention of golf course architects: Alan Robertson (1815-1859), Tom Morris (1821-1908), Willie Park Jr., H.S. Colt, W.H. Fowler, J.F. Abercromby, and Charles Blair Macdonald. Three of Canada's contributions to golf architecture are listed: 1) Five major Canadian clubs, 2) Architect Charles Blair Macdonald known as the Father of American Golf Architecture, and 3) Stanley Thompson, first architect to introduce strategic design in North America.
See Also:Other items relating to: DESIGN
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Cornish, G. S. 1989. History of Golf Course Architecture. p. 1-3. In Canadian Turfgrass Conference & Show. Held: March 12-15, 1989, Vancouver, British Columbia. Toronto, Canada: Canadian Golf Superintendents Association.
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