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By Chris Santella

Fifty extra locations to Play golfing prior to You Die is the 6th of Chris Santella’s renowned “Fifty areas” books (more than 250,000 copies in print), and the 1st to come to golf—the sequence’ hottest subject. In this new booklet Santella interviews 50 luminaries within the golfing international approximately their favourite classes and experiences. Experts diversity from professional traveling execs (Amy Alcott, Fred Funk) to reporters and photographers (James Dodson, Brian Morgan) to golfing path architects (Robert von Hagge, Bob Harrison) to go back and forth experts (Gordon Dalgleish, Mike Lardner). Old kingdom favorites like Royal Dornoch and Machrihanish in Scotland are featured, yet so are venues remote the linksters’ overwhelmed direction, like Nirwana, Bali, the place the path runs beside rice paddies within the shadow of historical temples, and China’s Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, the place avid gamers tee off at 10,000 toes, on the base of the Himalayas. More than forty astonishing photographs trap the attract of those unforgettable golfing locations.

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He has also published more than 600 articles, essays, and features in such magazines as Sports Illustrated, Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, Golf, Golf Digest, Travel & Leisure Golf, Continental Airlines, and many others. Jeff believes he is the only writer to ever sell the same story to Popular Science and Seventeen magazines. He is also cofounder of The Critical Faculty, a golf/travel consulting firm, and has done branding and marketing for many clients in the golf and travel industries. Jeff lives with his wife in Portland, Oregon, where he golfs, bikes, plays squash and soccer, and takes a lot of ibuprofen.

And we had the course nearly to ourselves—not because it’s expensive, but because you might have an easier time reaching the polar ice caps. ” It was an overcast day when Jeff played Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, and a certain lack of oxygen and the need for many layers of clothing made the altitude apparent. (“You felt at times like you were under water,” Jeff added. ”) But the drama of the setting really hit home when the clouds began to lift. “I remember being up on an elevated tee as the sky began to clear.

Has countless little bumps and hollows. It’s laid across common ground, which means that farmers can graze their animals here. The greens are circled with white string eight to ten inches off the ground so local cattle and sheep don’t trample the putting surfaces. When you stand on some of the tees—say the 3rd—it’s not well defined how you’re supposed to play the course. If you stand on a parkland course, you have a linear path to the hole marked out by a tree line or the cut of a fairway. ” Some of the holes play across pasture land, some along the ridge that separates the course from the ocean, and others through a veritable sea of rushes.

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