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Golf: A Very Peculiar History

Golf: A Very Peculiar History

Author: David Arscott
Series: Very Peculiar History
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Description
Quirky, illustrated exploration of the history of one of the most popular and lucrative ball games, from its modest beginnings in Scotland to the American invasion and beyond. Features famous quotes and fascinating facts about 'the goff'.
Author description
David Arscott, a former newspaper journalist and BBC producer/presenter, has written more than 50 books, including several in the Very Peculiar History series for Book House. He lives in Lewes with his wife Jill and their three teenagers - the youngest of his brood of seven.
Table of contents
A few reasons to play golf; A few reasons not to play golf; Introduction: Teeing Off; Up hill and down dale; The tools for the job; Members only; Pleased to meet you; Golfing greats; Blame the caddie; A chapter of accidents; Bad manners; Literary golfers; Golf timeline; Finding out more; Glossary; Index
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General Fields

  • : 9781907184758
  • : Book House
  • : Book House
  • : February 2011
  • : 152mm X 101mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David Arscott
  • : 192
  • : 796.35209
  • : Hardback
  • : black and white illustrations