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Review ?This pictorial journey across 80 golf courses around the globe is the ideal fantasy playground for the golf aficionado. Sports photographer David Cannon captures courses that range from oceanside to marshy to mountains, and the perspective on these green panoramas is enough to make any golfer pack his bags?and his clubs.? ~Palm Beach Illustrated??[A] handsome, full-color, foldout-rich love letter to the world?s great golf courses, written through the wide-angle lens of his trusty camera? This is golf porn in its best possible light, so savor it, guilt-free.? ~Fairways + Greens??Cameron is the official shuttermeister for the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, so he had access to some not-so-easy-to-get-into courses, like Pine Valley and Seminole.? ~Quest??Photographer David Cannon began his career in sports photography 25 years ago and is considered the premier golf photographer in the world. Having played more than 700 courses in over 40 countries, Cannon photographs with a true golfer?s eye, offering an extraordinary window into some of the world?s most celebrated courses.? ~Rosewood --This text refers to the Hardcover edition. Read more About the Author David Cannon is an official photographer for the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, and his Getty Images photography team works directly with the PGA of America, the European and Australian PGA tours, and the LPGA. His work has frequently appeared in such publications as Sports Illustrated, Golf Digest, Time, Newsweek, and all leading golf magazines. He has photographed several of the legendary golfers in the world, including Ernie Els, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Nick Faldo, Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Arnold Palmer and many others. He lives in Sussex, England. Ernie Els has been one of the top professional golfers in the world since the mid-1990s. He is nicknamed 'The Big Easy' for his fluid, seemingly effortless golf swing. Sir Michael Bonallack is the former Secretary of Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, which is responsible for setting the rules and regulations in partnership with the USGA. Steve Smyers is a celebrated landscape architect and scratch golfer. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition. Read more

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