The Resource A course called Scotland : searching the home of golf for the secret to its game, Tom Coyne

A course called Scotland : searching the home of golf for the secret to its game, Tom Coyne

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A course called Scotland : searching the home of golf for the secret to its game
Title
A course called Scotland
Title remainder
searching the home of golf for the secret to its game
Statement of responsibility
Tom Coyne
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For much of his adult life, author Tom Coyne has been chasing a golf ball around the globe. When he was in college, studying abroad in London, he entered the lottery for a prized tee time in Scotland, grabbing his clubs and jumping the train to St. Andrews as his friends partied in Amsterdam; later, he golfed the entirety of Ireland's coastline, chased pros through the mini-tours, and attended grueling Qualifying Schools in Australia, Canada, and Latin America. Yet, as he watched the greats compete, he felt something was missing. Then one day a friend suggested he attempt to play every links course in Scotland, and qualify for the greatest championship in golf. The result is A Course Called Scotland, a hilarious golf and travel adventure throughout the birthplace of the sport and home to some of the oldest and most beloved courses in the world, including St. Andrews, Turnberry, Dornoch, Prestwick, Troon, and Carnoustie. With his signature blend of storytelling, humor, history, and insight, Coyne weaves together his journey to more than 100 legendary links courses in Scotland with compelling threads of golf history and witty insights into the contemporary home of golf. As he journeys Scotland in search of the game's secrets, he discovers new and old friends, rediscovers the peace and power of the sport, and, most importantly, reaffirms the ultimate connection between the game and the soul. It is a rollicking love letter to Scotland and golf as no one has attempted it before"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
PUL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coyne, Tom
Dewey number
796.35206/8411
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coyne, Tom
  • Golf courses
Target audience
adult
Label
A course called Scotland : searching the home of golf for the secret to its game, Tom Coyne
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476754291
Lccn
2018015536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1006796765
  • 944457
  • (OCoLC)on1006796765
  • 944457
Label
A course called Scotland : searching the home of golf for the secret to its game, Tom Coyne
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476754291
Lccn
2018015536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1006796765
  • 944457
  • (OCoLC)on1006796765
  • 944457

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