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Monographic Author(s):Colt, H. S.; Alison, C. H.
Item is a:*Book
Monograph:Some Essays on Golf-Course Architecture, 1990.
# of Pages:102
Publishing Information:Droitwich, Worcestershire, England: Grant Books Limited
Collation:xxiv, 78 pp.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf course design; Golf course architects; Bunkers; History; Equipment; Golf course construction
Abstract:Includes: Acknowledgements; Preface; Golf in the Nineties (Suburban Golf; Victorian Construction; Early Seaside Golf; Has Progress Been Universal?; and Questions); The Modern Course - Framework (Two Starting-Points; Sites for Putting-Greens; The Blind Approach; Length; Length of Individual Holes; Range of Teeing-Grounds; and General); The Placing of Bunkers (Compulsory Carries from the Tee; Optional Carries; Compulsory Carries for the Second Shot; Other Bunkers; Short Holes; and Protective Hazards); Construction (The Golfing Point of View; Putting-Greens; Gradients; Freak Greens; The Entrance to the Green; The Nature of the Hazards; Artificial Sand-Bunkers; Landscape; What to Model; and Economy); Financial Considerations (Demand and Supply; Accessibility; The Quality of the Golf; Other Attractions; and Conclusion); Labour-Saving Machinery and the Cost of Construction (Mole-Drainage Machine: Comparative Cost of Mole Drainage; The Turf-Cutting Machine: Comparative Cost; The Scraper or Scoop: Comparative Cost; and General); Golf in Belgium; and Other Opinions.
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Subject Headings:
Golf courses
ISBN:0907186106
ISBN:0907186254
ISBN-13:9780907186250
ISBN-13:9780907186106
Language:English
References:0
See Also:See also original edition, 1920, R=13164. click here
Note:Reprinted in 1993, as "...2nd Grant Books Edition of 1000 copies" (but identical content)
Note:Spine title: Golf-Course Architecture
Note:"With contributions by Dr. A. MacKenzie, Horace G. Hutchinson, John L. Low, and others"
Note:"Introduction and Commentary by Geoffrey S. Cornish and Fred Hawtree"
Note:Includes introduction by Fred Hawtree; pp. ix-xiii
Note:Includes "Commentary: The pervasive influence of H. S. Colt in the history of golf architecture" by Geoffrey S. Cornish; pp. xv-xviii
Note:Includes "Illustrations"; p. xxiv
Note:Hole layouts
Note:Pictures, b/w
 ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Colt, H. S. 1990. Some Essays on Golf-Course Architecture. xxiv, 78 pp. Droitwich, Worcestershire, England: Grant Books Limited.
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