Golf Courses

Fairways of the World

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Author: Michael Bonallack,Steve Smyers

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 0789322390

Category: Photography

Page: 264

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A tribute to more than one hundred of the world's most visually extraordinary golf courses features panoramic photography and offers insight into their creators' uses of nature and course design, in a volume that includes coverage of such locations as St. Andrew's Old Course, Leopard Creek, and Pirate's Plank.

Arnie and Jack

Palmer, Nicklaus, and Golf's Greatest Rivalry

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Author: Ian O'Connor

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547347394

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 368

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Surprisingly, one of sport’s most contentious, complex, and defining clashes played out not in the boxing ring or at the line of scrimmage but on the genteel green fairways of the world’s finest golf courses. Arnie and Jack. Palmer and Nicklaus. Their fifty-year duel, in both the clubhouse and the boardroom, propelled each to the status of American icon and pushed modern golf to the heights and popularity it enjoys today. Arnie was the cowboy, with rugged good looks, Popeye-like forearms, a flailing swing, and charm enough to win fans worldwide. Jack was scientific, precise, conservative, aloof, even fat and awkward. Ultimately, Nicklaus got the better of Palmer on the course, beating him in major victories 18-7. But Palmer bested Nicklaus almost everywhere else, especially in the hearts of the public and in endorsement dollars. By the end of this page-turning narrative, we see that each man wanted what the other had: Arnold wanted the trophies. Jack wanted the love. In the tradition of John Feinstein and Mark Frost, Ian O’Connor has written a compelling account of one of the greatest rivalries in sports history.

A Walk Down the Fairway of Value Added Tax

A Practical Guide to VAT for Golf Clubs

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Author: Ian Fleming

Publisher: Spiramus Press Ltd

ISBN: 1907444750

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 89

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"A practical guide to VAT for golf clubs"--Cover.

The Fairway of Life

Simple Secrets to Playing Better Golf by Going with the Flow

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Author: Rand S. Marquardt

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1440129061

Category: Self-Help

Page: 460

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Fear of any kind is the number-one enemy of all golfers, regardless of ball-striking and shot making capabilities. Jack Nicklaus Golf is supposed to be fun! But many people who play don't see it that way. Many golfers, after having spent countless dollars and hours on the sport, find them selves having too many negative thoughts, limited beliefs, and other foolish self-sabotaging behaviors. Is there any hope to this kind of madness? I get so nervous and scared? I end up choking and throwing up all over myself? I can't seem to control my demons? I get angry and often beat myself up? Sometimes I can't even hit the broadside of a barn? I never seem to get any better? Let renowned mental golf coach Rand Marquardt show you how he went from a frustrated, misaligned ten-handicap golfer to a more confident, connected one-handicap golfer in just one summer and how you can do it too! Don't spend another day being angry, afraid, or frustrated again. Instead, learn to play golf more often in The Zone and how to harness and expand your inner wisdom by going with the flow along THE FAIRWAY OF LIFE.

Fairways of Life

Wisdom and Inspiration from the Greatest Game

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Author: Matthew E. Adams

Publisher: Kimberly Madden

ISBN: 9781587262951

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 215

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From New York Times best-selling coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Soul of America and Golf Channel Personality Matthew E. Adams, Fairways of Life uses the game of golf as a basis for discovery on how to have the parts of your life that you love without the parts that you despise. Great stories of inspiration from chanpions of the game illustrate their accomplishments and their lessons of discipline, hard work, and perspective. Fairways of Life is a book about how to play better life, not better golf.

Golf Journeys & Culture

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Author: Andrew Marshall

Publisher: eBookIt.com

ISBN: 1456600095

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 182

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Golf Journeys & Culture is a collection of golf trips to some of the most beautiful and interesting golf courses in the world. During an 8-year period, Andrew and Paul Marshall travelled to 13 countries and played 65 golf courses - from the wild, sheep-tended links of the Outer Hebrides in Scotland, the tropical palm-fringed fairways of Jamaica to the lowest golf course on earth in Death Valley, California. Golf Journeys & Culture is about two brothers' connection and a shared passion to combine golf with travelling and experiencing different cultures. It is a book that goes beyond playing golf in fabulous locations, it is also about the experiences the two brothers shared, the people they met and the situations they found themselves in. From cheese-tasting in Normandy, relaxing in the surreal waters of Iceland's Blue Lagoon to observing how cigars are hand-crafted in the Dominican Republic - the off-course activities and cultural aspects of the countries they visited played an integral role in the creation of Golf Journeys & Culture. Golf Journeys & Culture will appeal in equal measure to both the armchair and travelling golfer. Each of the 13 chapters is illustrated with Paul's superb images, and has a fact file that provides an informative guide to planning your own golf journeys to the featured countries.

Masters of Design

Great Courses of Colt, MacKenzie, Alison & Morrison

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Author: Henry Lord,Peter Pugh,Peter Thomson

Publisher: Totem Books

ISBN: 9781848310902

Category: Architecture

Page: 445

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A lavish, full-colour volume essential for every golfer's coffee table, capturing the timeless spirit of the game through its greatest-ever course designers.

Beyond the Fairway

Zen Lessons, Insights, and Inner Attitudes of Golf

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Author: Jeff Wallach

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 030757198X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

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Beyond The Fairway is a guide for getting to the heart of golf and self by measuring a not by the score, but by the overall experience. Going against conventional approaches to golf, disproving that a straight fairway drive is golf's ultimate thrill, golfer and author Jeff Wallach steers his cart into the rough and even dangerous terrain where golf becomes an adventure into the unknown, into the greater mysteries of life, love, friendship, endurance, being a son, and being a man. Each chapter presents the unique physical and spiritual challenges of exotic and exclusive courses around the world from Scotland, Africa, and Thailand to Oregon, Alaska, and Nepal. The book gives an insider's often humorous, sometimes irreverent perspective on the sacred sites and rites of golf, and pros from around the world provide practical tips and insights into the game. From the Trade Paperback edition.

International Turf Management

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Author: David Aldous

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317844912

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 348

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Many leisure activities involve the use of turf as a surface. Grass surfaces on golf courses, bowling clubs, cricket pitches, racetracks, and parks all require maintenance by trained personnel. International Turf Management Handbook is written by a team of international experts. It covers all aspects of turf management and in particular * the selection and establishment of grass varieties * soils, irrigation and drainage * performance testing and playing qualities * issues relating to specific playing surfaces In its depth of coverage and detailed practical advice from around the world this comprehensive handbook is destined to become the standard reference work on the subject.

The 19th Hole

Architecture of the Golf Clubhouse

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Author: Richard Diedrich

Publisher: Images Publishing

ISBN: 1864702230

Category: Architecture

Page: 300

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The 19th Hole examines the design of many of the world's great golf clubhouses. It's part of the

Forbidden Fairways

African Americans and the Game of Golf

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Author: Calvin H. Sinnette

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 216

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This book celebrates the efforts of African American athletes who attempted to break the barriers surrounding the game that remained exclusive longer than any other, and takes a candid look at the direction in which the game of golf is heading.

Garlic Capital of the World

Gilroy, Garlic, and the Making of a Festive Foodscape

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Author: Pauline Adema

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN: 9781604733334

Category: Social Science

Page: 211

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According to Pauline Adema, you smell Gilroy, California, before you see it. In Garlic Capital of the World, the folklorist and culinary anthropologist examines the role of food and festivals in creating a place brand or marketable identity. The author scrutinizes how Gilroy, California, successfully transformed a negative association with the pungent bulb into a highly successful tourism and marketing campaign. This book explores how local initiatives led to an iconization of the humble product in Gilroy. The city, a well-established agricultural center and bedroom community south of San Francisco, rapidly built a place-brand identity based on its now-famous moniker, "Garlic Capital of the World." To understand Gilroy's success in transforming a local crop into a tourist draw, Adema contrasts the development of this now-thriving festival with events surrounding the launch and demise of the PigFest in Coppell, Texas. Indeed, the Garlic Festival is so successful that the event is all that many people know about Gilroy. Adema explores the creation and subsequent selling of foodscapes or food-themed place identities. This seemingly ubiquitous practice is readily visible across the country at festivals celebrating edibles like tomatoes, peaches, spinach, and even cauliflower. Food, Adema contends, is an attractive focus for image makers charged with community building and place differentiation. Not only is it good to eat; food can be a palatable and marketable symbol for a town or region.

Golf: Steps to Success, 2E

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Author: Schempp, Paul G.,Mattsson, Peter

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450450024

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 248

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Golf: Steps to Success, Second Edition, provides step-by-step instruction and full-color photos of golf’s fundamental skills. You first learn the simplest stroke—putting. Then you progress to more challenging shots—chipping, pitching, full swing, trouble shots. There are detailed chapters on the mental game, course management, and practice skills.

Palm Springs Golf

A History of Coachella Valley Legends & Fairways

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Author: Larry Bohannan

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 1626199639

Category: History

Page: 160

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Against a dramatic background of desert mountains, the sparkling green fairways of the Coachella Valley have attracted world-class golf tournaments, athletes and dignitaries for decades. In the 1920s, enterprising oil tycoon Tom O'Donnell built one of the first nine-hole courses in Palm Springs, and the area was a hangout for Hollywood's elite by the 1940s and '50s. Bob Hope's namesake PGA Tour event became a mainstay, while Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore, the Marx Brothers, Marilyn Monroe and more frequented over the years. Today, the valley is a renowned perennial golf destination boasting over 120 courses and exceptional resorts. Follow award-winning local golf columnist Larry Bohannan as he recounts the storied history of the game under the desert palms.

Play golf before you die

die 50 schönsten Golfplätze aus aller Welt

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Author: Chris Santella

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783440108529

Category:

Page: 223

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Following the Fairways

A Distinguished Companion to the Golf Courses of Great Britain and Ireland

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Author: Nick Edmund

Publisher: Kensington West Productions

ISBN: 9781871349993

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 336

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Following the Fairways is an annual authoritative guide to the golf courses of Great Britain and Ireland, with all the information necessary to organize golf tours, trips, and holidays. More than 100 championship courses are described in depth, and each golf area is described by the editor, who highlights the most interesting courses in each region. More than 2,300 courses are listed in the Complete Golf directory. The book is illustrated throughout in color with fine art photographs.

Fairways! What Fairways?

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Author: Alfie Ward

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 148367567X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 213

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Fairways! What Fairways? depicts the true story of two golf mad brothers who invented a dream upon the slopes of a Scottish hillside and then made the decision to live that dream! Through their perseverance and dedication to the task ahead, they soon discovered that enterprise gave no quarter in the harsh realities of the business world. Their journey with golf and enterprise would be a memorable one!

Practical Golf Course Maintenance

The Magic of Greenkeeping

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Author: Gordon Witteveen,Michael Bavier

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118411919

Category: Gardening

Page: 272

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The revised, bestselling resource of practical, nontechnicaladvice for maintaining and operating a golf course Practical Golf Course Maintenance, Third Edition presentsthe latest information and techniques for providing first-rateupkeep and management operations for any golf course. This book's,clear, step-by-step coverage, unencumbered by technical language,includes critical advice on maintaining consistent bunkers, sandtop-dressing and aerifying, pesticide storage, and other emergingtechnologies, as well as mowing techniques for greens, fairways,and tees—and much more! This updated Third Edition offers reliable,state-of-the-art guidance and hundreds of helpful tips with: Major revisions throughout to address the latest information oncomputer- operated irrigation systems, new equipment for allaspects of course maintenance, water quality and conservationissues, and managing people A clear approach that avoids technical language and scientificcitations while delivering practical advice that can be immediatelyapplied on the course Coverage of all aspects of course maintenance from tee togreen, along with guidance on managing the course for the rules ofthe game and managing the business aspects of course management andmaintenance Practical Golf Course Maintenance, Third Edition is avaluable tool for golf course owners, architects, builders,golfers, golf professionals, club managers, and superintendents, aswell as greens committee members, irrigation specialists, fieldmanagers, turfgrass specialists, real estate developers, andlandscape architects.