From Fields to Fairways Epub ✓ From Fields eBook
- 369 pages
- From Fields to Fairways
- Rick Shefchik
- 09 April 2014 Rick Shefchik
❰Ebook❯ ➡ From Fields to Fairways Author Rick Shefchik – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk From retreats for the middle class to playgrounds for the rich golf clubs have been sources of recreation fellowship and business for Minnesotans for than a century Minnesota's courses have hosted som From retreats for the middle class to playgrounds for the rich golf clubs have been sources of recreation fellowship and business for Minnesotans for than a century Minnesota's courses have hosted some of the sport's most dramatic tournaments and legendary players including Bobby Jones Arnold Palmer Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods and its clubs have been deeply involved in the development and popularizing of golf throughout North AmericaFrom Fields to Fairways From Fields eBook Í is the first book to thoroughly explore the history architecture and joie de vivre of Minnesota golf clubs bringing to life the personalities who founded and shaped the clubs and courses including forgotten details of how the greatest courses were built Rick Shefchik highlights the best known golf architects and the clubs they designed such as Donald Ross Woodhill Interlachen Northland A W Tillinghast Golden Valley Rochester William Watson Minikahda White Bear Yacht Club and Seth Raynor Somerset Midland Hills Minnesota Valley He also traces the evolution of the state's public courses which provided affordable playing grounds for the middle class as well as African Americans who were not allowed to join private clubs Another chapter focuses on the creation of private clubs by Jewish golfers who were likewise once excluded from Minnesota's elite golf clubsFeaturing than two hundred photos from newspapers clubs museums and private collections many of which have never before been seen by the public From Fields to Fairways will be the book of record on Minnesota's illustrious golf history for fans and players of all handicaps.