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Material Type:Chapter
Author(s):Graves, Robert Muir; Cornish, Geoffrey; Marzolf, Thomas A.
Author Affiliation:Marzolf: Design associate, Fazio Golf Course Designers; and member, Board of Governors, and chair, Golf Equipment Committee, American Society of Golf Course Architects
Title:The history of golf and golf course design
Section:The game and the course
Volume Editors:Graves, Robert Muir and Cornish, Geoffrey S.
Monographic Source:Golf Course Design, 1998, p. 3-22.
# of Pages:20
Publishing Information:New York: John Wiley & Sons
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf; Golf course design; History; Golf industry trends; Golf greens; Golf tees; Bunkers; Golf fairways; Organizations; Equipment; Golfer perceptions; Technology
Abstract/Contents:Presents a history of the game of golf from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries, and discusses the changes in golf course architecture that have occurred throughout the history of the game. Topics discussed include the nature of the original Scottish golf links, the expansion of golf to other regions, and the evolution of golf course features including greens, tees, fairways and bunkers. Also includes a discussion of continuing changes in golf equipment and their effect on golf course architecture.
See Also:For more information about the book this record is from, R=56405
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Graves, R. M., G. Cornish, and T. A. Marzolf. 1998. The history of golf and golf course design. In Graves, Robert Muir and Cornish, Geoffrey S. (eds.) Golf Course Design. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
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