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Author(s):Cornish, Geoffrey S.
Author Affiliation:Golf Course Architect, Fiddler's Green, Amherst, Massachusetts
Title:A history of golf course architecture
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Source:The Golf Superintendent. Vol. 46, No. 6, June 1978, p. 33-35.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Lawrence, KS: Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Design; Golf course design; Construction; Golf course development; Design factors; Golf course architects; Planning
Abstract:Golf first gained popularity in the U.S. at the Open of 1913. However, interest in golf began to decline as a result of World War I and the Depression of the 1930's. Then from 1955 to 1975 a twenty year surge occurred which sparked the greatest sustained construction boom in golf history. Some of the early architects include Charles Blair MacDonald, Walter Travis, Robert Trent Jones and Stanley Thompson. "Great golf courses of the past and present are not the product of one man. First there is the architect, then the builder and the layout lies in the dedicated hands of the superintendent. Regardless of what is said about them, they are true environmentalists."
See Also:See also related letter "Design article incomplete" Golf Course Management, 47(1) January 1979, p. 135 R=125399 click here
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Cornish, G. S. 1978. A history of golf course architecture. Golf Superintendent. 46(6):p. 33-35.
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