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Jewel in the Glen: Gleneagles, Golf and the Ryder Cup

Hodge, Ed

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ISBN 10: 1909715239 / ISBN 13: 9781909715233
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With a foreword from golf's greatest player, Jack Nicklaus, designer of the Ryder Cup 2014 course, The PGA Centenary, and a hole-byhole guide by Ryder Cup legend Colin Montgomerie, this volume paints a unique and absorbing portrait of Gleneagles and Scottish golf as a whole. This new updated edition will include a new chapter on the 2014 Ryder Cup. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKSH; 3JMG; WSBV; WSJG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 253 x 251 x 23. Weight in Grams: 1452. . 2015. Second edition. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781909715233

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Title: Jewel in the Glen: Gleneagles, Golf and the ...

Publisher: Arena Sport

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'I have always thought Gleneagles is one of the greatest places in the world to play golf' - Jack Nicklaus The Ryder Cup came back to its spiritual home. The 40th staging of golf's showpiece team event returned to Gleneagles - where it effectively all began. Tracing the history of the Ryder Cup back to that famous forerunner match at Gleneagles in 1921, this book intertwines the histories of the coveted prize with the five-star resort's own rich heritage, on and off the course. Through a series of over 80 in-depth interviews with an array of national and international celebrities, including Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Sir Jackie Stewart, Andy Murray and Stephen Hendry, Jewel in the Glen reveals what the Ryder Cup and Gleneagles means to them while examining the impact of the tournament on the local community and the wider Scottish society, culture, and economy. With a foreword from golf's greatest player, Jack Nicklaus, designer of the Ryder Cup 2014 course, The PGA Centenary, and a hole-by-hole guide by Ryder Cup legend Colin Montgomerie, this volume paints a unique and absorbing portrait of Gleneagles and Scottish golf as a whole.

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'I have always thought Gleneagles is one of the greatest places in the world to play golf' - Jack Nicklaus The Ryder Cup is coming home to where it all began; the 40th staging of golf's showpiece event is returning to Gleneagles, Scotland. Tracing the history of the Ryder Cup back to that famous forerunner match at Gleneagles in 1921, this book intertwines the histories of the coveted prize with the five-star resort's own rich heritage, on and off the course. Through a series of over 80 in-depth interviews with an array of national and international celebrities, including Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Sir Jackie Stewart, Andy Murray and Stephen Hendry, Jewel in the Glen reveals what the Ryder Cup and Gleneagles means to them while examining the impact of the tournament on the local community and the wider Scottish society, culture, and economy. With a foreword from golf's greatest player, Jack Nicklaus, designer of the Ryder Cup 2014 course, The PGA Centenary, and a hole-by-hole guide by Ryder Cup legend Colin Montgomerie, this volume paints a unique and absorbing portrait of Gleneagles and Scottish golf as a whole.

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