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The greening of golf

Author : Brad Millington
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This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC) open access license. Golf is a major global industry. The sport is played by more than 60 million people worldwide and there are more than 32,000 courses in 140 countries across the globe. This book looks at the power relationships in and around golf, examining whether the industry has demonstrated sufficient leadership on environmental matters to be trusted to make weighty decisions with implications for public and environmental health. The first comprehensive study of the varying responses to golf-related environmental issues, it is based on extensive empirical work, including research into historical materials and interviews with stakeholders in golf such as course superintendents, protesters and health professionals. The authors examine golf as a sport and as a global industry, drawing on and contributing to literatures pertaining to environmental sociology, global social movements, institutional change, corporate environmentalism and the sociology of sport.

The Greening of Golf

Author : Brad Millington
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Golf is a major global industry. The sport is played by more than 60 million people worldwide and there are more than 32,000 courses in 140 countries across the globe. This book looks at the power relationships in and around golf, examining whether the industry has demonstrated sufficient leadership on environmental matters to be trusted to make weighty decisions with implications for public and environmental health. The first comprehensive study of the varying responses to golf-related environmental issues, it is based on extensive empirical work, including research into historical materials and interviews with stakeholders in golf such as course superintendents, protesters and health professionals. The authors examine golf as a sport and as a global industry, drawing on and contributing to literatures pertaining to environmental sociology, global social movements, institutional change, corporate environmentalism and the sociology of sport.

Green Hills Golf Chronicles

Author : Rayne Barton
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The Little Green Book of Golf Law

Author : John H. Minan
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Golfers and lawyers alike will enjoy this insightful look at law and golf. Not concerned about the rules of golf, each chapter of this book examines an actual case where law and golf have come together. Read about a wide array of legal issues, including Tiger Woods' right of publicity, personal injury and product liability cases, contract disputes involving hole-in-one contests, IRS litigation over tax deductions for golf expenses, equipment patent disputes, and much more. It's the perfect book to share with the golfer or lawyer looking for a new perspective on the game!

Golf Greens and Green Keeping

Author : Horace G. Hutchinson
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The first book to publish in our new series The Classics of Golf Course Maintenance and Construction. This vintage book is an exact reprint of the highly sought-after, circa 1906, Golf Greens and Green-Keeping, by Horace Hutchinson. A celebration of the modern-day golf course superintendent, this amazing book takes you back to the roots of the profession, providing the cornerstone on which current maintenance and construction practices were built. With basic principles that hold true today, Golf Greens and Green-Keeping educates through insightful chapters on green construction and maintenance, bunker placement and design, maintenance of fairways and tees, and course routing and strategy—along with rarely seen photographs from the turn of the century. Vintage photographs of St. Andrews, Hoylake, Royal St. Georges, North Berwick, Prestwick, Walton Heath, and more show the mastery of their original designs. From the unique hazards, to classic holes—Redan, and green complexes that simply can not be copied, this book is almost impossible to find, and is extremely rare. Copies can sell for more than one thousand dollars! Now you van add this treasure to your personal collection., with many more classics to follow!

Golf greens and green keeping

Author : H.G. Hutchinson
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The "Country life" library of sport. With Contributions by Specialists in dealing with the different types of Soils on which Golf is played in Great Britain.

The Green Book

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Gaston the Green Nosed Alligator

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Golf on the Green

Author : Pembroke Arnold Vaile
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Golf Is More Than Your Score

Author : Jerry Moore
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Whether you are a hacker or a scratch golfer, this book will be difficult to put down once you begin reading it. Created by a former award-winning sports editor with over 37 years of experience as a golfer, it addresses etiquette, cheating, golf gadgets and many other facets of what is supposed to be a gentleman's game. If you are a smoker or ride in a cart when you play golf, this book might offend you. It might also change your life, however, when you read the author's rationale for his attempts to revolutionize the game of golf.