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For the Love of Golf
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Expressing the passion felt for golf using all 26 letters of the alphabet accompanied by rhymes, colorful illustrations, and informative text, this tribute to the sport explores immortal icons in a fresh and humorous way. Readers will enjoy fun facts and amusing illustrations of some of the most famous names in golf history, including Jimmy Demaret, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Vijay Singh, Sam Snead, Lee Trevino, and Tiger Woods.
Published: Triumph Books an imprint of Independent Publishers Group on
ISBN: 9781623685317
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A is for

St. Andrews,

Where Scotsmen with crooks

Invented the game and

Put rules on the books.

GAMES INVOLVING STICKS AND BALLS DATE TO ROMAN TIMES, but the one that evolved into the modern game of golf was developed by Scotsmen on the duneland along the North Sea near the city of Edinburgh. One of the earliest golfing groups was formed in the middle 18th century in the seaside town of St. Andrews. It became the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, which formulated the first set of rules for the sport in 1754 and administered them internationally for many years thereafter. The Old Course at St. Andrews, still the R&A’s headquarters, is no mere relic. Lengthened to accommodate the modern game, it’s one of a half dozen courses that take turns hosting the British Open, one of the sport’s four annual major