The book “1001 Golf Holes You Must Play Before You Die” is a terrific book for any golfer, one that is tailor-made for browsing. Pick it up and it will be hard to put down without thumbing through at least a few pages.
This hardcover book features over 500 full color photographs of the most beautiful, challenging and memorable golf holes in the world chosen by a team of international writers and golf experts. Whether you play for fun, or for serious sport, this guide will encourage you to live your ultimate golfing fantasy at the world’s premier courses. The book gives insight into how to play the hole, the designer’s intention, and the history of the greats who have played there. Each hole highlighted has been selected for its interest either as a challenge to play, a place of outstanding beauty, a famous occurrence, or the brilliance of its design.
Fact boxes provide course name, location, hole number, length, par, designer and course comments. The holes are all indexed in the back of the book by course, name, designer and location.
Jeff Barr, the author, played his first game of golf when he was 13 years old in his hometown of Dearborn Heights, Michigan, USA. He went on to work as a sports writer for the Detroit News before being offered a job with Golfweek in Florida. Since then, he’s written three golf guides and said he’s been writing about golf for about 20 years.
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