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    DescriptionThis will not be a book that will attempt to simply detail courses where major championships have been played, but courses whose architecture, noteworthy holes, location, and ambiance make them "must play" venues for passionate golfers. It includes Royal County Down (Ireland), Pebble Beach (California), Bandon Dunes (Oregon), Cape Kidnappers (New Zealand), and the National Golf Links of America (New York). Each chapter will be linked to a golf "guru" or celebrity personality; the featured course will be presented as the individual's recommendation for one of their favorite courses in the world. The expert golfers will include Peter Jacobsen (pro golfer), Pete Dye (famous golf course architect), Brian McCallen (former travel editor of Golf magazine and author of Top 100 Courses You Can Play), Christie Kerr (pro golfer), and Donald Trump. There will also be a foreword by golf pro Mark O'Meara. Chapter contents will include interviews from the recommending personality, a brief bio, a history of the course, an experiential account with as much local colour as possible, and some "if you go" information. This will be the perfect gift for avid golfers and armchair travellers alike.


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    Title
    Fifty Places to Play Golf Before You Die
    Subtitle
    Golfing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Santella
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 840 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781584794745
    ISBN 10: 1584794747
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.1
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WSJG
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-SR
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14450
    B&T Approval Code: A09302020
    BISAC V2.8: TRV000000, SPO016000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 796.35206802, 796.352068025
    LC classification: GV975.S195
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 796.352/068/025
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: GV975 .S195 2005
    Thema V1.0: SFH, WT
    Illustrations note
    ills
    Publisher
    Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
    Imprint name
    Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
    Publication date
    14 October 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Chris Santella is a freelance writer and marketing consultant based in Portland, Oregon. His work has appeared in the New York Times, The New Yorker, and Travel & Leisure.