Golf Architecture for Normal People: Sharpening Your Course Design Eye to Make Golf (Slightly) Less Maddening

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Author: Geoff Shackelford

ISBN: 978-1732222755

Edition: First

Publication Date: June 1, 2023

Number of Pages: 164

Size: 5.5 X 7.5

Format: Hardcover

Price: $30.00

Distributor: IPG Books

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In Golf Architecture for Normal People, golf architecture expert Geoff Shackelford elucidates the world’ s most interactive art form in ways that all golfers can enjoy. For those smitten by this centuries-old sport, Shackelford takes readers on a fun walking tour through what is often considered a rarefied field and achieves the following along the way:
–Helps golfers of all skill levels become keener observers while getting more joy out of playing any course
–Introduces simple and easy-to-remember ways to judge a design’s merits
–Cuts through entrenched architectural snootiness to drive home the importance of a few timeless design tenets –
-Demystifies the complex, interdependent and often perplexing array of factors that make a course fun to play
–Provides readers new tools to achieve a more sophisticated understanding what they love (or hate) about a design
–Suggests diplomatic ways to disarm design elitists and settle 19th-hole debates
–Advises how to merge technology and common sense to decode deceptive design elements
–Shares lists of must-see courses and resources to further your connoisseurship.