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A breathtaking tour around more than 130 of the world’s finest golf courses, this exciting book focuses on courses outside the United States. Many fabulous courses will be new to the American reader, and are featured in magnificent photographs made especially for this book.
Generously oversized, Planet Golf is a treasure trove of new information and great ideas for the golfing traveler. Comments on the courses by leading designers such as Greg Norman, Pete Dye, Tom Fazio, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Doak, Gary Player, Tom Weiskopf, and others accompany the authoritative text by Darius Oliver.
Featuring courses in more than twenty countries, from the famous links of Scotland and Ireland to the leading Heathland and Sandbelt classics of England and Australia, and from the hidden gems of France, New Zealand, and Japan to the best within the rest of Europe, Africa, North and Central America, Australia, and Asia, Planet Golf is the definitive reference to the greatest golf courses available outside the United States.
About the Author
A noted golf writer and regular contributor to magazine ranking panels, Darius Oliver spent several years scouring the globe and researching golf courses in order to provide an insider's guide to the world's premier golf venues. During the process in excess of 600 courses were visited, with more than 130 of the best featured in the pages of Planet Golf.
ISBN: 9780810994034 ISBN-10: 0810994038 Audience:
For Ages: 13+ years old For Grades: 8+ Format:
Number Of Pages: 396 Published: 12th October 2007 Publisher: HARRY N ABRAMS INC Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 25.6 x 33.3
Weight (kg): 2.61
Edition Number: 1