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Golf By Dale Concannon

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Golf has been played in varying forms for over 500 years, yet it was only during Queen Victoria's reign that it evolved from Scottish pastime to a worldwide sport. This book seeks to capture the period and the decades immediately following, chronicling the the legendary players and famous courses.

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Golf by Dale Concannon

Golf has been played in varying forms for over 500 years, yet it was only during Queen Victoria's reign that it evolved from Scottish pastime to a worldwide sport. This book seeks to capture the period and the decades immediately following, chronicling the the legendary players and famous courses. Tracing the development of the game from the mid-19th century up to the modern era, it details the exploits of "Old" Tom Morris, Harry Vardon, Walter Hagen and Jack Nicklaus. It reveals how the US came to dominate the game in the 50s and 60s and how golf survived in Britain between the wars.

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Table of Contents


Introduction - collecting old golf photographs; St Andrews and Scotland - the home of golf; the oldest Open of all; ladies on the links; Bobby Jones and the story of early American golf; the Ryder Cup; from Hickory to Steel - the start of the modern era; the wide world of golf.

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GOR006936538
Golf by Dale Concannon
Dale Concannon
Used - Good
Paperback
The History Press Ltd
1999-04-08
160
0750920750
9780750920759
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.