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An acclaimed Scottish golf course architect who had to go to America to make his name lands the most coveted commission in all of golf: to design the first new course in almost a century for the town of St. Andrews, the game's ancestral home.
David McLay Kidd became a wunderkind golf course architect before he was thirty years old, thanks to his universally lauded design
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ebook, 288 pages
Published October 4th 2007 by Gotham Books
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Turi
Yep, another golf book. Sorry to be predictable, but I like to keep up on "the literature." Anyway, I noticed The Seventh at St. Andrews on the shelf waiting to be cataloged, and put a hold on it.

Pretty good stuff. Similar to Dream Golf, which I reviewed earlier this year, in that it's a accessible book about the design and construction of a golf course. It also contained a few of the same characters - David McLay Kidd, who designed the first course at Bandon Dunes, was also picked to design and
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Tyson
Great novel. I have had it sitting here for a while and finally got around to reading it and I am not disappointed. An inside look at the history of the famed Scottish course and what it takes to create a masterpiece of golf. I do feel a bit was edited out to make it more friendly but overall the story was exactly what i wanted. Recommended.
Ben
A fascinating account of every step that goes into developing a golf course. A must read if you are into golf course design, if not, then too bad.
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