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Material Type:Book
Monographic Author(s):Shackelford, Geoff
Monograph Title:Grounds for Golf: The History and Fundamentals of Golf Course Design, 2003.
# of Pages:319
Publishing Information:New York: T. Dunne Books
Collation:xix, 300 pp.
Related Web URL:http://www.amazon.com/gp/reader/031227808X/ref=sib_dp_pt/103-6857265-9120625#reader-link
    Last checked: 11/29/2005
    Notes: Includes only: Covers, Table of contents, excerpt (p. 1-6), index (p. 293-300)
Evaluative Review:appears in Golf Architecture, 2004, v. 7, p. 80., by Neil Crafter.
appears in Journal: The Journal of the Shivas Irons Society, May 2004, Vol. 1, p. 54-61, by Bradley S. Klein
URL to Search Item:http://www.amazon.com/gp/reader/031227808X/ref=sib dp pt/103-6857265-9120625#reader-link
   Last Checked 07/01/2016
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf course design; History; Schools of golf course design; Design philosophy; Aesthetic values; Hole profile; Golf course architects
Abstract/Contents:Includes: Introduction; What is golf architecture; The Spirit of St. Andrews; Schools of design; Constantly evolving; Comic relief; Temptation; the Great holes; Classic designs; the Architect; Mind games; Training and daydreaming; Design talk; Understanding maintenance; Rustic Canyon; Armchair design; Random thoughts; the Future.
Library of Congress
Subject Headings:
Golf courses -- design and construction -- history; Golf course architects -- history
ISBN:031227808x
Language:English
References:44
See Also:See also related article "Now and then: A review essay of four books on golf course design" Journal: The Journal of the Shivas Iron Society, vol. 1 May 2004, p. 54-61, R=165627 R=165627
Note:Includes index, p. 293-300.
Pictures, color
Line drawings
'References' from "Favorite Golf Books and Source Material", p. 287-288.
Annotation from Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf, by James B Beard, Harriet J. Beard and James C Beard:"A book on golf course architecture with a unique writing approach and clear statements of the authors views. The book moves chronologically from the early history, to the various schools of golf design, then to great golf courses. The characteristics of a golf architect and, finally, current issues and trends are discussed." p. 447
Beard Section Heading:Specialty turfgrass books/monographs: Architecture and planning of turfgrass facilities
Annotation from
Golf Course Design,
by Geoffrey S. Cornish and Michael J. Hurdzan:
"A primer covering all aspects of course design, the text is enhanced with wonderful sketches and drawings by Gil Hanse, ASGCA; revealing photography by the author; and a liberal dose of quotations by great designers of the past." p. 96
Cornish & Hurdzan Ratings:D5; C1; M2; H4; P3
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Quotable quotes"Golf architecture is the most interactive art form alive."
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Shackelford, Geoff. 2003. Grounds for Golf: The History and Fundamentals of Golf Course Design. xix, 300 pp. New York: T. Dunne Books.
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