Golf (Paperback)

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This title reveals the history of golf, from its invention in Scotland and patronage by Stuart monarchs, through its rising popularity in Victorian and Edwardian England, to the development of famous golf clubs, open championships and international competitions, with the battle between British and Americans for golfing supremacy in the twentieth century. We see the evolution of the golf ball and club from its early feather and wooden versions to the hi-tech golf equipment of today.

About the Author

John Pearson is the author of several novels and biographies including The Life of Ian Fleming, Stags and Serpents: The History of the Dukes of Devonshire and The Profession of Violence: The Rise and Fall of the Kray Twins, which awarded the Edgar Allan Poe Special Award by the Mystery Writers of America.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780747812296
ISBN-10: 0747812292
Publisher: Shire Publications
Publication Date: April 23rd, 2013
Pages: 56
Language: English
Series: Shire Library