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Monographic Author(s):Cornish, Geoffrey S.; Whitten, Ronald E.
Item is a:*Book
Monograph:The Golf Course, 1981.
# of Pages:320
Publishing Information:New York, N.Y. : Rutledge Press
Collation:320 pp.
Evaluative Review:Appears in GreenMaster, 18(4) May 1982, p. 18.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf courses; Golf course design; History; Golf course architects
Geographic Term :United States; Scotland; United Kingdom
Abstract:Traces the history of the men who practiced the art of golf course architecture and the way in which their art evolved from its early days in Scotland to achievements of the recent past. Profiles of several hundred men who made important contributions to the history of golf design are given. The profiles also contain a comprehensive listing of architects' works and an outline of miscellaneous matters related to this history. Includes listings of: 1) golf courses in the United States by years, 2) courses, and 3) architects' associations.
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Subject Headings:
Golf courses - History; Golf courses - Designs and plans; Architects - Biography; Golf courses - Great Britain; Golf courses - United States; Terrains de golf -- Histoire; Terrains de golf -- Conception et construction; Architectes -- Biographies; Terrains de golf -- Grande-Bretagne; Terrains de golf -- √Čtats-Unis
See Also:See also 1984 "Revised 3rd Printing", R=40219 click here
See Also:See also 1987 revised edition, R=178043 click here
See Also:See also 1993 "expansion", The Architects of Golf, R=26014 click here
Note:"First Printing 1981", also supposedly reprinted in 1982.
Note:Foreword by Robert Trent Jones.
Note:"Special photography by Brian D. Morgan."
Note:Pictures, color & b/w
Note:British edition is: Leicester [England] : Windward, an imprint owned by W.H. Smith.
Annotation from
Golf Course Design, by Geoffrey S. Cornish and Michael J. Hurdzan:
"A seminal work that includes data on all then known golf course architects and their work. It features architect bios, a textural history of the profession, as well as a listing of courses worldwide. Its popularity was in part due to a golfers yearning to know who had designed a course he or she had played. Co-author Whitten went on to become the celebrated architecture Editor of Golf Digest." p. 59
Cornish & Hurdzan Ratings:D3; H5; P5
 ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Cornish, Geoffrey S. 1981. The Golf Course. 320 pp. New York, N.Y. : Rutledge Press.
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