“Scotland, Home of Golf” inspires readers to visit Scotland!

"Scotland, Home of Golf" is a book featuring 14 famous golf courses that span some 600 years of history that are exquisitely showcased from the air and the ground in captivating photos that illuminate the topography and architecture of the links form of golf originated in Scotland..

ORLANDO, Florida – The new book titled Scotland, Home of Golfhas been published as a stirring visual collection of 14 “must play” seaside links courses on every visitor’s wish list. The authors’ stated intent of the book is “to rekindle happy memories of previous trips or inspire the desire to visit Scotland.”

The 14 featured courses that span some 600 years of history are exquisitely showcased from the air and the ground in captivating photos that illumine the singular topography and inspired architecture of the links form of golf. Meticulously hand-drawn pencil illustrations, coupled with accompanying informative text, celebrate and chronicle the game’s greatest influencers and champions who have graced the ancient fairways of the book’s selected iconic courses. Four modern designs, constructed since 2000, also are included as the most sought after new links golf experiences.

The highlighted courses in order of appearance are: Carnoustie, Kingsbarns, The Old Course, Dumbarnie, Muirfield, North Berwick, Turnberry, Prestwick, Royal Troon, Castle Stuart, Royal Dornoch, Cruden Bay, Trump International, and Royal Aberdeen.

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The par five 6th hole at Cruden Bay measures over 500 yards presenting a testing approach shot, regardless of what your skill level is.

Scotland, Home of Golf is the collaboration of the accomplished St. Andrews based father and son photography team of Iain and Christopher Lowe, with expert text and wonderful illustrations by noted Scottish golf historian, author, artist, and fourth-generation St. Andrean David Joy. Joy also is known for his compelling and accurate portrayal of Old Tom Morris in acclaimed performances around the world. Together, the Lowes have four photographic golf book titles to their credit. Iain’s award-winning career of some 50 years includes 25 years shooting Scottish golf courses, and the publication of nine golf books featuring evocative photographic course tours.

In short, Scotland, Home of Golf is a love letter to the world’s golfers whose presence is currently missed on these great links courses. The book is a testament that the story of golf in Scotland is ever-evolving for the enjoyment of all.

Scotland, Home of Golf is available for purchase at $45.00 through Amazon or www.scottishgolflibrary.com.

Dave is a longtime golf writer, who was the managing editor at a regional monthly golf magazine for 11 years before becoming editor and feature writer at eSouthernGOLF six years ago. He also contributes stories to Golf Coast Magazine, GolfTrips, GoGolfandTravel, Traveling Golfer Canada, Ohio Golf Journal and the IAGTO. Additionally, he’s a staff writer for Georgia Golf Trail. Dave’s insight and unique perspective allows him to create interesting articles. He can be reached at davedaubert@aol.com.

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