Historical Dictionary of Golf

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Historical Dictionary of Golf
Author : Bill Mallon
File Size : 47,9 Mb
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Language : English
Release Date : 21 January 2011
ISBN : 0810874652
Pages : 864 pages
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Historical Dictionary of Golf—through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, photos, and over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on people, places, teams, and terminology of the game—is a comprehensive history of golf.

Historical Dictionary of Golf

Historical Dictionary of Golf—through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, photos, and over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on people, places, teams, and terminology of the game—is a comprehensive history of golf.

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