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Material Type:Book
Monographic Author(s):Cornish, Geoffrey S.; Grant, H. R. J.
Monograph Title:Eighteen Stakes on a Sunday Afternoon: A Chronicle of Golf Course Architecture in North America, 2002.
# of Pages:218
Publishing Information:Worcestershire, United Kingdom: Grant Books
Collation:218 pp.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf course design; Golf course architects; History
Abstract/Contents:Includes: Acknowledgements; Preface by Geoffrey S. Cornish; Foreword by Paul Fullmer; Abbreviations; The Story on the Other Side of the Pond; Golf in North America before 1900; The Landmark Courses, 1900 to World War 1; The Golden Age, Boom and Bust in the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, World War 2 and the Korean War; The Age of Robert Trent Jones, An Era of Endless Expansion; The Age of Abundance, Change and Creativity; Where We Stand, A Look at Education and the Future.
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Subject Headings:
Golf Courses -- North America -- Design and construction -- History
ISBN:0 907186 43 2
Note:Number 552 in a limited edition of 700 copies
Includes index; pp. 210-218
"Compiled and edited by Geoffrey S. Cornish, series editor H.R.J. Grant
Includes bibliographical references; pp. 206-209
Pictures, color & b/w
Annotation from
Golf Course Design,
by Geoffrey S. Cornish and Michael J. Hurdzan:
"This is a chronicle of the literature that has accompanied the remarkable evolution of course design in North America, with numerous footnotes, asides and clarifications. Published in part for the American Society of Golf Course Architects, it emphasizes the evolution of North American course design from the period when Scottish professionals and designers dubbed the process derogatively as 18 stakes on a Sunday afternoon to the contemporary age of multimillion dollar layouts by highly skilled and intensely dedicated young designers." p. 58-59
Cornish & Hurdzan Ratings:D4; H5; P4
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Cornish, Geoffrey S. 2002. Eighteen Stakes on a Sunday Afternoon: A Chronicle of Golf Course Architecture in North America. 218 pp. Worcestershire, United Kingdom: Grant Books.
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