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    Classic Golf Hole Design: Using the Greatest Holes as Inspiration for Modern Courses (Hardback) By (author) Robert Muir Graves, By (author) Geoffrey S. Cornish, By (author) Damien Pascuzza

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    DescriptionGolf course construction continues to burgeon in the United States, Asia, and around the world. This book meets the needs of practicing landscape architects and other practicing professionals involved in the design or re-design of golf courses. Each classic hole is described in terms relevant to the designer including its basic design, its maintenance, and its impact on the golfer's game. Three samples accompany each classic hole illustrating varying replications and how those replications were appropriated for the new course. Graves and Cornish are two of the most famous and respected golf course architects in the United States, who have designed or remodeled a combined 1,000+ courses, taught more than 60 seminars on golf course design, and are both past presidents of the American Society of Golf Course Architects.


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    Title
    Classic Golf Hole Design
    Subtitle
    Using the Greatest Holes as Inspiration for Modern Courses
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert Muir Graves, By (author) Geoffrey S. Cornish, By (author) Damien Pascuzza
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 203 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 930 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780471413721
    ISBN 10: 0471413720
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WSJG
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AMC
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 796.352068
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14400
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    B&T General Subject: 380
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: SPO016000, ARC008000, ARC010000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 796.352068
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: GV975.G584
    DC22: 796.352/06/8
    LC classification: GV975 .G584 2002
    Thema V1.0: SFH, AMC
    Illustrations note
    Ill.
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Publication date
    24 September 2002
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    ROBERT MUIR GRAVES, a past president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, has designed, remodeled, and consulted on more than 800 golf course projects throughout the United States and abroad. His firm, Robert Muir Graves and Damian Pascuzzo Ltd. in Bend, Oregon, is a pioneer in computer design technology relative to golf course planning. GEOFFREY S. CORNISH, a past president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, has designed 240 golf courses. He is president of his firm, Cornish, Silva, and Mungeam, Inc. in Amherst, Massachusetts.
    Review quote
    "the book uses photographs and diagrams generously to illustrate the various classic golf holes." (Landscape Architecture, May 2003)
    Back cover copy
    "Bob and Geoff are two of the grand old men of the design fraternity. After several years of research and the evaluation of thousands of golf holes, they have put before us their findings. After reading this book, we'll all wonder if our favorite holes fit one of the classic models. For many, reading this book will be the beginning of a wonderful journey of discovery." --From the Foreword by Damian Pascuzzo, Past President of the American Society of Golf Course Architects
    Flap copy
    Through historical research and precise artwork, the legendary team of Robert Muir Graves and Geoffrey Cornish search their vast experience and design talents to provide coverage of classic holes, their components, and their replicas. Classic Golf Hole Design presents unique golf holes along with real-world examples of how designers have adapted them to other courses around the world. Descriptions and illustrations of each hole bring to life the technical science and aesthetic craft of adaptation. Addressing the hole's basic design and its impact on the golfer's game, golf holes are described with the designer in mind. Graves and Cornish enrich their expert research and presentation with surefooted methods and strategies for linking classic golf hole adaptations into a circuit of eighteen holes to show how a course is formed. The book explores a multitude of courses, hundreds of golf holes, and countless features found on links that have withstood the test of time. Complete with hundreds of photographs and drawings, Classic Golf Hole Design captures the liveliness and enthusiasm that have helped keep Graves and Cornish among the most active in their profession. This book is an inspiration to those on a quest for excellence in golf course design and adds another dimension to the golfer's understanding of the game that is "magic" to so many.
    Table of contents
    Foreword by Damian Pascuzzo, ASGCA. Preface. Acknowledgments. Chapter 1: Architecture and Art: The Nature of Golf Course Design. Chapter 2: The History of Golf Course Architecture. Chapter 3: Golf Holes Are Compositions. Chapter 4: The Tradition of Replicating Classic Golf Holes. Chapter 5: Broad Criteria for Classic Golf Holes. Chapter 6: Specific Features of Classic Golf Holes. Chapter 7: The Classic Golf Holes. Epilogue. Bibliography. Index.