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Golf's Golden Age

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A captivating look at American golf in its grandest era with never-before-published images, letters, and rare memorabilia from Bobby Jones's private collection.
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Hardcover, 160 pages, June 2005

Featuring first-ever-published photographs taken by legendary golf photographer George Pietzcker, Golf's Golden Age is a definitive look at the game in its heyday?the roaring twenties and thirties.

Published to coincide with the seventy-fifth anniversary of Bobby Jones's astounding 1930 Grand Slam win, Golf's Golden Age depicts both in text and imagery the era when many of the game's greatest amateurs and professionals were at the peaks of their careers. In a unique collaboration, this book is produced with the United States Golf Association, whose membership of more than 750,000 amateur golfers provide a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Drawing on artifacts, vintage photographs, and memorabilia from Jones's private collection, the book presents fascinating biographical sketches of the celebrated players who made the game great. From Chick Evans and Walter Hagan to Tommy Armour and Walter Travis, these profiles highlight each player's career, their contribution to the game's history, and their lasting influence.

Perfect for golf enthusiasts everywhere, Golf's Golden Age is a timely celebration of the game's biggest stars in their most striking moments, set against the backdrop of one of the most exciting eras in American history.

Foreword by Arnold Palmer.

Dimensions (in inches): 9 x 11

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