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Story of golf, The

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Published by William Morrow and Co. in New York, USA .
Written in English


About the Edition

Traces the development of the game of golf from its modern-day origins in fifteenth century Scotland, highlighting key players, courses and tournaments.

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25432554M
ISBN 100688157963

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