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The world"s great golf courses

Michael Hobbs

The world"s great golf courses

by Michael Hobbs

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Published by Apple in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p110. - Includes index.

StatementMichael Hobbs.
The Physical Object
Pagination112p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17199042M
ISBN 10185076106X
OCLC/WorldCa59893079

  From the world’s highest golf course in The Himalayas to a challenging lava layout in Hawaii, golfscape reveals 18 of the greatest golf resorts across the globe. Imagine luxurious accommodation complete with a magical view and a designer golf course a few steps away. John Sabino, author of How to Play the World’s Most Exclusive Golf Clubs: A Journey through Pine Valley, Royal Melbourne, Augusta, Muirfield, and More, has actually played every top golf course in the world. He capped off his journey with round number at Augusta National a few years ago.

  20 World’s Best Golf Courses to Play Before You Die golfscape has put together the ultimate golf bucket list that contains the top courses across the globe that you must play in your lifetime. Travel with us from the depths of Death Valley and to the highs of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains to discover new and magical places to play a round. Golf needs a book like The Rolex World’s Top Golf Courses. It tries to do something that is both important and valuable: Identify the 1, best—and therefore most desirable—courses on the planet. It is, all at once, a bible, a bucket list, and a Baedeker.

Genre/Form: Directories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jacobs, Timothy. Great golf courses of the world. New York, N.Y.: Gallery Books, © To see our map, which shows our comprehensive list of the best golf courses in The UK & Ireland and where they are, click here. We launched our Golf World Top Courses in Great Britain & Ireland in the late s. With literally hundreds of fine golf courses across the breadth of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, it is arguably our most.


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