Classic Golf Hole Design: Using the Greatest Holes as Inspiration for Modern Courses

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Golf course construction continues to burgeon in the United States,Asia, and around the world. This book meets the needs of practicinglandscape architects and other practicing professionals involved inthe design or re-design of golf courses. Each classic hole isdescribed in terms relevant to the designer including its basicdesign, its maintenance, and its impact on the golfer's game. Threesamples accompany each classic hole illustrating varyingreplications and how those replications were appropriated for thenew course.

Graves and Cornish are two of the most famous and respected golfcourse architects in the United States, who have designed orremodeled a combined 1,000+ courses, taught more than 60 seminarson golf course design, and are both past presidents of the AmericanSociety of Golf Course Architects.

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Through historical research and precise artwork, the legendary teamof Robert Muir Graves and Geoffrey Cornish search their vastexperience and design talents to provide coverage of classic holes,their components, and their replicas.

Classic Golf Hole Design presents unique golf holes along withreal-world examples of how designers have adapted them to othercourses around the world. Descriptions and illustrations of eachhole bring to life the technical science and aesthetic craft ofadaptation. Addressing the hole's basic design and its impact onthe golfer's game, golf holes are described with the designer inmind.

Graves and Cornish enrich their expert research and presentationwith surefooted methods and strategies for linking classic golfhole adaptations into a circuit of eighteen holes to show how acourse is formed. The book explores a multitude of courses,hundreds of golf holes, and countless features found on links thathave withstood the test of time.

Complete with hundreds of photographs and drawings, Classic GolfHole Design captures the liveliness and enthusiasm that have helpedkeep Graves and Cornish among the most active in their profession.This book is an inspiration to those on a quest for excellence ingolf course design and adds another dimension to the golfer'sunderstanding of the game that is "magic" to so many.

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"Bob and Geoff are two of the grand old men of the design fraternity. After several years of research and the evaluation of thousands of golf holes, they have put before us their findings. After reading this book, we'll all wonder if our favorite holes fit one of the classic models. For many, reading this book will be the beginning of a wonderful journey of discovery." --From the Foreword by Damian Pascuzzo, Past President of the American Society of Golf Course Architects

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