The Golf Courses of Stanley Thompson: Celebrating Canada's Historic Masterpieces
Photographs by Mike Bell
Stories by Canada's Finest Golf Writers
oblong 4to. pp. 191. profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. bibliography. hardcover boards. dw. (near fine condition - short tear to back top edge of dust wrapper, else new). [Toronto: Photoscape, 2007].
Scare & out-of-print.
ISBN-10: 0978301501 / ISBN-13: 9780978301507
The Golf Courses of Stanley Thompson helps to reveal the magic of this genius through the remarkable panoramic photography of Mike Bell and the captivating stories of Canada's finest golf writers. Twenty five of Thompson's most celebrated courses, including St. George's, Jasper, Banff, Capilano and Highlands Links, are fully profiled in pictures and words. In addition, eleven mini essays explore the fascinating life and reveal a few unheard stories of this 'larger than life' character. This book is essential reading for anyone who is drawn to the mystical allure of golf and would enjoy a country-wide tour exploring the timeless creations of a great Canadian visionary-Stanley Thompson.