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Fifty Places to Play Golf Before You Die: Golf Experts Share the Worlds Greatest Destinations
Fifty Places to Play Golf Before You Die: Golf Experts Share the Worlds Greatest Destinations by Chris Santella 1584794747 9781584794745
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Fifty Places to Play Golf Before You Die: Golf Experts Share the Worlds Greatest Destinations by Chris Santella

Theres an incredible similarity between the mechanics of a fly cast and the swing of a golf club. Perhaps thats why Chris Santella, author of Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die, can be found on the links when hes not on the stream. With Fifty Places to Play Golf Before You Die, Santella gives voice to his other sporting passion, interviewing 50 people intimately connected to the sport about some of their favorite courses around the world. For both passionate golfers and armchair travelers, this gorgeous full-color book presents the worlds greatest golf venues, the personal favorites of renowned players, course architects, and other experts in the sport. From Ballyliffin, Irelands northernmost course, whose rumpled fairways wander along the North Sea in the shadows of Glashedy Rock, to New Zealands Cape Kidnappers, perched atop dramatic cliffs some 500 feet above the ocean, the books beautiful photographs capture the architecture, noteworthy holes, location, and ambiance that make these courses standouts for ardent golfers. A brief history of each course, an experiential account-filled with local color-from the person recommending the venue, and trip-planning advice provide adventurous readers with all the information they need to chip and putt their way around the globe. A close-up look at golfs top courses around the world, recommended by such experts as Nick Faldo and Christie Kerr (pro golfers), Pete Dye and Tom Doak (course architects), Brian McCallen (editor and author), and Donald Trump With breathtaking color photographs of each site, this is a great gift for avid golfers and armchair travelers alike

Author: Chris Santella

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 224

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang

Publication Date: 2005-10-01

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ISBN: 1584794747


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