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Golf By Design by Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
Players who like to play at new courses every few weeks. Learn the principles that will help you score on new courses as if you had played there all your life.
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From the Jacket Cover
From tee to green, from fairway to rough, Jones leads golfers through every step of a designer's strategy, detailing in no-nonsense language how architects use optical illusions, trees, sand, and other parts of the landscape to challenge a golfer's playing skills. He then offers expert strategies for counterattack. For beginners, Golf by Design is an indispensible introduction to a course's most rigorous challenges.. For the sophisticated player, the book will teach them exactly what they need to know to lower their handicap and improve their game.
From the distinguished designer of over 150 golf courses around the world, this unique guide shows golfers how to read the key features of a course--and dramatically lower their scores. Drawing on a lifetime of experience, Jones teaches golfers how to beat a course by outwitting its architect. 60 color photos. 100 line drawings.
From a Pleased Reader:
Golf By Design is a breath of fresh air compared to many other golf books that are being sold today. What better way could you learn about how to play a course than from one of the world's greatest designers? From the different types of climates, grasses, bunkers and terrain, Jones gives excellent examples of what goes through a designer's mind while creating a course. By using some of the world's most beautiful and challenging holes, he suggests the diffeent strategies that can be applied while playing to allow golfers of all levels to lower their scores.
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