The latest in "Sports Illustrated" series of best-selling, sport-specific coffee-table specials, "The Golf Book" will be the must-have holiday gift for golfers and golf fans. With lavish photography and award-winning writing from "Sports Illustrated" archives, this majestic new volume tracks golf history from 19th century Scotland to Tiger Woods' latest heroics on the green. In 288 over sized pages, "The Golf Book" celebrates the royal and ancient game as only "Sports Illustrated" can, showcasing its biggest personalities (Nicklaus, Hogan, Palmer, to name just a few) and top performances in richly illustrated display. The, sport's most beautiful landscapes, most treasured courses and most renowned artifacts are depicted in stunning large-format detail. With precision and passion "The Golf Book" tees it up and hits it straight down the fairway.
"Sports Illustrated" has commissioned a definitive panel of experts - including PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem, USGA director David Faye, Royal & Ancient chief Peter Dawson, LPGA commissioner Carolyn Bivens and the SI Golf group - to select the 20 Greatest Golfers of all-time, "The Golf Book" gatefold will show the players interacting at the mythical "Sports Illustrated Invitational." We can't reveal who'll be on the tee, but you might see Arnold Palmer comparing swings with Bobby Jones, or Ben Hogan marveling at Tiger Woods' driver.show more