The Happy Golfer by Henry Leach

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Author Leach, Henry, 1874-
Title The Happy Golfer
Being Some Experiences, Reflections, and a Few Deductions of a Wandering Golfer
Contents The seven wonders of golf, and the abiding mystery of the game, with a thought upon traditions and their value -- The ubiquity of the game, with an advertisement for the community of golfers, and a note upon the effect of St. Andrews spirits -- The tragedies of the short putt, and a contrast between children and champions, with the varied counsel of the wisest men -- Old champions and new, and some differences in achievement, with a suggestion that golf is a cruel game -- A famous championship at Brookline, U.S.A., and an account of how Mr. Francis Ouimet won it, with some explanation of seeming mysteries -- The beginnings of golf in the United States, and experiences in travelling there, with an example of American club management -- The perfect country club and the golfers' pow-wow at Onwentsia, with a glimpse of the national links -- The U.S.G.A. and the methods of the business-man golfer, with a remarkable development of municipal golf -- Canadian courses, and a great achievement at Toronto, with matters pertaining to making a new beginning -- Golf de Paris, and some remarkable events at Versailles and Chantilly, with new theories by high authorities -- Riviera golf, and what might be learned from ladies, with a consideration of the overlapping grip -- About the Pyrenees, and the charms of golf at Biarritz and Pau, with possibilities for great adventure -- The game in Italy, and the quality of the course at Rome, with a short consideration of the value of style -- The awakening of Spain, and some marvellous golfing enterprise in Madrid, with a statement of golfers' discoveries -- The superiority of British links, and a masterpiece of Kent, with some systems and morals for holiday golf -- The old dignity of London golf, and its new importance, with a word for the charm of inland courses.
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Language English
LoC Class GV: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Recreation, Leisure
Subject Golf
Category Text
EBook-No. 37136
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 8, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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