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Classic Golf Hole Design. Using the Greatest Holes as Inspiration for Modern Courses. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2215623
  • Book
  • September 2002
  • 272 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Golf 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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Foreword by Damian Pascuzzo, ASGCA.



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.



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Robert Muir Graves Robert Muir Graves & Damien Pascuzzo, Ltd., Bend, Oregon.

Geoffrey S. Cornish Cornish, Siwa and Mungeam, Inc., Amherst, Massachusetts.
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