America's Greatest Golf ResortsBook - 2001
Selected by the World's Leading Golf Travel Writers Never before has a book so lavishly captured the pinnacle of American golf travel: the luxurious resorts that cater to golfers and non-golfers alike. The one hundred crA]me de la crA]me of golf resorts, selected by a detailed surveying of the country's leading golf travel experts, are featured in the pages of Fairways. From the rugged exclusivity of Pebble Beach to the time-honored greens of Pinehurst to the cutting-edge elegance of Hawaii, Fairways whisks readers to the courses and resort grounds through gorgeous, full-color photography, enticing travel essays, and helpful information boxes. Each resort receives a rating summary, based on a five-star system, of the Challenge of the course or courses, the Beauty of the course and resort grounds, plus the Lodging, Cuisine, and Amenities offered by the resort. Fairways also contains informative Golfing boxes that offer the information every golfer needs to know: architects, tour stops, turf, par, yardage, rating, and slope. But what Fairways also provides are Experiencing boxes that highlight the splendid non-golf activities that abound at each of these exceptional resorts. Spa treatments, menu highlights, and enrichment programs are included because golf is not foremost in the mind of every resort traveler. Although Fairways is the perfect resource for planning a golf vacation, it also highlights all the wonderful luxuries that a resort vacation offers. Fairways belongs in the library of every avid golfer, but it will be a delightful read for anyone with a taste for elegance and relaxation.
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2001.
Branch Call Number: 796/.352/06873/Fai 6173mb 1
Characteristics: 419 p. : col. ill.