Pete Dye Golf Courses: Fifty Years of Visionary Design[Hardcover]Joel ZuckermanAuthor) 2008This book was given as a Holiday Gift from the commissioner of golf, Tim Finchem (includes PGA gift card)About the AuthorJoel Zuckerman, a.k.a. the Vagabond Golfer, was recently called “one of the most respected and sought-after golf writers in the Southeast” byGolfer’sGuide. He’s usually found in either Savannah, Georgia, or Park City, Utah.BiographyJoel Zuckerman is an accomplished golf journalist who has written for more than 80 magazines, including Golf, Sports Illustrated, Golfweek, and Continental Magazine. He is also the author of two books, Golf in the Lowcountry and Golf Charms of Charleston. He lives in Savannah, Ga. Jeff Wong is a renowned illustrator for Sports Illustrated; his recent work includes an acclaimed special rendition of the "Sistine Chapel of Sports" for the magazine's 50th anniversary issue. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.Book DescriptionPublication Date:November 1, 2008 Hardcover:304 pagesPublisher:Abrams (November 1, 2008)Language:EnglishISBN-10:0810972891ASIN:B0046LUQSKProduct Dimensions:11.6 x 10.1 x 1.3 inchesFiendishly difficult and spectacularly beautiful, Pete Dye’s golf courses are among the most exciting in the world.In this volume, 130 were selected to honor his 85th birthday—among them such famous marvels as Teeth of the Dog,PGA West, TPC Sawgrass, and Black Wolf Run, but also less well-known courses that will come as a revelation to golfers everywhere.Magnificent course photographs, many made especially for this volume by Ken E. May, Dye’s photographer of choice, enhance a wittyand irreverent text by golf writer Joel Zuckerman. Tributes by Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Greg Norman introduce Dye’s work andhighlight his achievements and his place in the pantheon of great golf course architects. Anecdotes by golf pros, clients, and associates—often hilarious—help make this a must-read book about one of the most colorful characters in the history of the game.