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Reminiscences of golf on St. Andrews Links

James Balfour-Melville

Reminiscences of golf on St. Andrews Links

by James Balfour-Melville

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Published by North east Fife District Libraries in (Fife .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint.

StatementEdinburgh, David Douglas, 1887.
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. ;
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19712145M

  "Scotland’s Gift, Golf" is a masterpiece of early golf literature, written by the Father of American Golf Course Architecture, C.B. Macdonald. Considered by historians to be the most important book ever written on early American golf, this book details the birth of golf in the United States in the late nineteenth century and the formation of the U.S.G.A. in Links to St Andrews is both an anthology of love letters to the game of golf and a thank you to Scotland herself for sharing the game with the world.

  James Balfour. Reminiscences of Golf on St. Andrews Links. Referenced by Murdoch as “one of the rarest of golf items”, $6, Agatha Christie. 1st edition, Murder on the Links. $6, with the dust jacket. John Kerr. Golf Book of East Lothian. Large paper, signed, limited edition of $3, Click to see our favorite. This book has long been regarded as one of the great rarities of golf literature. Murdoch refers to it as "one of the rarest of all golf items". It charts the development of golf in St Andrews, the architectural development of the Old Course during Balfour's forty-five years playing there, and the great development in equipment over this period.

  This is a lavish, full-colour exploration of the Scottish town whose name is synonymous with golf. St Andrews - once Scotland's greatest city, the cradle of its religion and the birthplace of its first university; today the ancient burg is known the world over as the spiritual home of golf, a place that evokes images of windswept seaside links and legendary golfing /5(10). View key info about Course Database including Course description, Tee yardages, par and handicaps, scorecard, contact info, Course Tours, directions and more.


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Reminiscences of Golf on St. Andrews Links. James Balfour (golfer) D. Douglas, - Golf courses - 68 pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. By James Balfour One of the rarest and most sought-after golf books ever produced. It is one of the earliest first-hand accounts of golf at St.

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Andrews Links. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content Reminiscences of Golf on s Links, by J. Balfour, James Balfour, golfer. Publication date Publisher D. Douglas Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English.

Book. An ultra rare book about what is now known as The Old Course. Reminiscences of Golf on St. Andrews Links is a snaphot in time from [6], 68 [2, ads.] pp.

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Tillinghast. In this book, his second volume of essays, A.W. Tillinghast recounts the origins of Golf in America, and traces its growth through the ’s.

This book is much more than golf history–it is. The Old Course at St Andrews is recognised as the most famous and the oldest golf course in the world. The course has undergone many changes throughout its' year existence. This book by Scott Macpherson, 'St Andrews. A must-read for an in-depth study of The Old Course.

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St Andrews Links in the town of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, is regarded as the "Home of Golf".It has one of the oldest courses in the world, where the game has been played since the 15th century. Today there are seven public golf courses; the Balgove, Eden, Jubilee, Strathtyrum, New, the Old Course (which is widely considered one of the finest, and certainly the most famous Course record: 61; Ross Fisher ().

Loaded with over vintage antique photographs and sketches, Tillinghast relives with style and humor golf at St. Andrews, the early U.S. Opens of the roaring nineties, the birth of the birdie, the founding of Pine Valley and many other humorous and fascinating tales on early American golf and golf architecture.3/5(1).

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