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Author(s):Cornish, Geoffrey S.
Author Affiliation:Golf Course Architect, Fiddlers Green, Amherst, MA.
Title:History of Golf Course Architecture
Item is a:*Proceedings
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: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.
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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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