Rates and profiles golf resorts around the world, describes the courses, accommodations, and restaurants, and photographically highlights the courses' natural beauty
From Turtle Bay on Oahu's famous North Shore to the once royal estate of Vidago Palace Hotel near Portugal's famous port-making Douro Valley region, Golf Resorts of the World is a fascinating guide to the most outstanding golf courses and resorts that are open to the public. Whether it is teeing off at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina, which has hosted more championships than any other course in the United States, or playing a marathon four rounds at Oregon's links golf paradise of Bandon Dunes, you'll find a great variety of unforgettable golfing destinations to explore. Some of the most respected golf writers, golf professionals and course architects in the world have come together to select the worlds' top golf resorts. With a mix of history, course architecture, tips on how to play each course, fine dining and luxury features, as well as other resort activities such as scuba diving and fishing, the reviews combine to provide a comprehensive guide to the world's best luxury golf destinations.
Wenn es einen Golferhimmel gibt, dann sieht er mit Sicherheit so aus wie diese prächtige Auswahl luxuriöser Golfanlagen! An einigen der spektakulärsten Winkel der Erde gelegen, verbinden sie atemberaubende Landschaften mit anspruchsvollen Platzdesigns. Wir können Ihnen nicht versprechen, dass Sie der nächste Jack Nicklaus oder Martin Kaymer werden aber ganz gleich, ob Sie Anfänger oder Profi sind, werden Sie die unzähligen Annehmlichkeiten dieser Resorts zu schätzen wissen, ganz zu schweigen von der Weltklassearchitektur und den exklusiven Interieurs. Von den Tropen bis nach Schottland punkten diese Anlagen mit den schönsten Unterkünften, dem besten Essen und den erlesensten Weinen, die Sie sich vorstellen können.
This impressive volume showcases the finest golf resorts around the globe. All these hotels enjoy a unity of style that ties together interiors and exteriors in harmony. All corners of the earth and every type of setting are represented. This outstanding collection shows fine architecture and interiors set amidst lush, manicured greens and fairways. The book features golf resorts from golf's homeland Scotland, where the game was invented as well as France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Northern Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Each resort is remarkable in its own right and will certainly please the avid golfer. But with their top-notch standards and settings, they are a delight for the non-golfer as well! ? A comprehensive and discerning illustrated guide to the world's very best golf resorts ? Gorgeous hotels and first-rate golf courses combined. A must-have for the golfing aficionado, and for all those who entertain for business.
A comprehensive guide to the finest golf resorts around the world describes in detail one hundred outstanding facilities in the United States and abroad, ranging from the legendary St. Andrews in Scotland to California's Pebble Beach, with information on nearby landmarks and sights, restaurants, outdoor recreation activities, contact information, and other helpful tips. Original.
An illustrated tour of America's golf courses from Pebble Beach to Princeville Resort provides a ratings system based on challenge and beauty of the course, as well as lodging, cuisine, and amenities offered by the resort.
A guide, which provides a description of the most luxurious and exotic resorts around the world describing the resorts in terms of history, accommodations, dining, sport facilities, shopping, entertainment and general environs. It features over 700 color photos, which depict the special qualities and charm of the various properties.
Golf continues to represent the largest sports-related travel market valued at £30 billion with over 50 million golf tourists travelling the world to play on some of the estimated 40,000 courses. Golf Tourism is the leading text for both students and practitioners and the completely updated and revised new edition discusses the latest issues
San Diego Magazine gives readers the insider information they need to experience San Diego-from the best places to dine and travel to the politics and people that shape the region. This is the magazine for San Diegans with a need to know.
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.
The definitive reference on designing commercial interiors-expanded and updated for today's facilities Following the success of the ASID/Polsky Prize Honorable Mention in 1999, authors Christine Piotrowski and Elizabeth Rogers have extensively revised this guide to planning and designing commercial interiors to help professionals and design students successfully address today's trends and project requirements. This comprehensive reference covers the practical and aesthetic issues that distinguish commercial interiors. There is new information on sustainable design, security, and accessibility-three areas of increased emphasis in modern interiors. An introductory chapter provides an overview of commercial interior design and the challenges and rewards of working in the field, and stresses the importance of understanding the basic purpose and functions of the client's business as a prerequisite to designing interiors. This guide also gives the reader a head start with eight self-contained chapters that provide comprehensive coverage of interior design for specific types of commercial facilities, ranging from offices to food and beverage facilities, and from retail stores to health care facilities. Each chapter is complete with a historical overview, types of facilities, planning and interior design elements, design applications, a summary, references, and Web sites. New design applications covered include spas in hotels, bed and breakfast inns, coffee shops, gift stores and salons, courthouses and courtrooms, and golf clubhouses. In keeping with the times, there are new chapters focusing on senior living facilities and on restoration and adaptive use. A chapter on project management has been revised and includes everything from proposals and contracts to scheduling and documentation. Throughout the book, design application discussions, illustrations, and photographs help both professionals and students solve problems and envision and implement distinctive designs for commercial interiors. With information on licensing, codes, and regulations, along with more than 150 photographs and illustrations, this combined resource and instant reference is a must-have for commercial interior design professionals, students, and those studying for the NCIDQ licensing exam. Companion Web site: www.wiley.com/go/commercialinteriors
Color-coded maps and color photos enhance this helpful guide to the opulent sights and refined adventures in and around the city for sophisticated and seasoned travelers.