Golf Courses – Fairways Of The World
Photographer David Cannon began his career in sports photography twenty-five years ago, and is considered the premier gold photographer in the world. Having played at more than seven hundred golf courses in over fifty countries, David photographs with a true golfer's eye, and his remarkable work is showcased in Golf Courses: Fairways of the World, an extraordinary window into some of the world's most celebrated courses. This book highlights stunning panoramic views of more than eighty of the most extraordinary golf courses in the world: savor a view from the 11th hole of the incomparable and historic St. Andrew's Old Course bathed in golden early morning light; glimpse such African wildlife as giraffes or elephants from any green at Leopard Creek, South Africa; experience the intimidating 15th hole at Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand, appropriately called The Pirate's Plank, which is set at the very end of the clifftop fairway surrounded by dramatic 500-foot drops to the ocean; take in the serene sea view from the signature 18th hole of Seminole Golf Course, Florida. Golf Courses is a comprehensive collection of the world's best courses by revered designers––including Donald Ross, Pete Dye, and Robert Trent Jones, Sr., and such new talent as Steve Smyers and Tom Doak, among many others––all of whom skillfully apply the exceptional union of nature and course design. This deluxe volume features more than two hundred unprecedented sumptuous color photographs of courses, some of which have never been published previously, in full spreads and gatefolds and includes a numbered print signed by the artist. A Majestic tribute to the game, Golf Courses: Fairways of the World stunningly captures the singular genius and beauty of golf course landscapes and is the perfect must-have gift for casual and serious golfers alike.