Texts by Guido Almansi, David Stirk
/ 168 PAGES
By means of a detailed body of illustrations, this volume presents the evolution and growth in popularity of the sport from its origins onwards, outlining a history of its rules, describing the first golf clubs and courses and presenting the profiles of renowned past players.
Undoubtedly the best book on golf there is, its lovely pages take us on a magic tour of the green thanks to images of the woods, irons, legendary champions, paintings, posters and objects that tell the story of the traditions and metaphysics of the sport. David Stirk maps out the history of the sport from its Scottish origins to its spreading in the United States and continental Europe.