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Title:
Golf U.S.A. : a guide to the best golf courses and resorts
Author:
Sandler, Corey, 1950-
Personal Author:
Edition:
New edition.
Publication Information:
[Lincolnwood, Ill.] : Contemporary Books, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
vii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780809226337
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV981 .S28 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Fully updated for 2001-02, this comprehensive guide is invaluable for providing up-to-the-minute information on more than 2,500 public, resort, and semiprivate courses around the nation. It includes coupons worth more than $1,000 in savings. Golf U.S.A. 2001-02 is a great traveling companion for golfers who want to get the most out of their time and money, regardless of budget.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
1 A Guide to the Best Golf Courses and Resortsp. 1
Golf Is a Simple Game, Right?p. 1
Spending the Greenp. 2
Think About the Gamep. 2
About the Course Ratingsp. 3
Buying Golf Equipmentp. 5
Used Equipment, Recycled Balls, and X-Outsp. 6
The Best Days to Go Golfingp. 6
Special Golf Servicesp. 7
Tee-Time Servicesp. 7
Discount Cardsp. 7
About the Special Offers in This Bookp. 8
2 How to Save Money on Air Travel and Golf Packagesp. 9
Alice in Airlinelandp. 9
Air Warsp. 11
Convention Faresp. 13
Bidding for a Ticketp. 14
A Loophole Closes a Bitp. 14
Standing Up for Standing Byp. 15
Your Consumer Rightsp. 15
Overbookingp. 16
How to Get Bumpedp. 17
How to Book a Package or Charter Flightp. 18
About Travel Agenciesp. 19
Golf Packagesp. 20
Drive, He Said?p. 21
Renting a Carp. 21
Saving Money at the Rental Counterp. 22
3 Hotelsp. 23
A Place to Lay Your Headp. 23
Negotiating for a Roomp. 25
Dialing for Dollarsp. 26
Protecting Yourself Against an Unfulfilled Reservationp. 27
Discount Hotel Dealsp. 28
Discount Hotel Companiesp. 29
A Selection of Some of America's Best Golf Coursesp. 29
4 Golf Travelers' Most Frequently Asked Questionsp. 31
Golf Equipmentp. 31
Clubsp. 31
Ballsp. 35
Hitting the Ball with the Clubp. 37
Handicap, Course, and Slope Ratingsp. 38
The Toughest Courses in Americap. 40
5 Golf U.S.A. State-by-Statep. 43
The Eastp. 43
Connecticutp. 43
Delawarep. 47
Mainep. 48
Marylandp. 50
Massachusettsp. 54
New Hampshirep. 59
New Jerseyp. 62
New Yorkp. 67
Pennsylvaniap. 79
Rhode Islandp. 90
Vermontp. 91
Virginiap. 94
Washington, D.C.p. 101
The Central Statesp. 102
Illinoisp. 102
Indianap. 112
Iowap. 119
Kansasp. 122
Kentuckyp. 125
Michiganp. 128
Minnesotap. 136
Missourip. 143
Nebraskap. 146
North Dakotap. 148
Ohiop. 150
South Dakotap. 161
West Virginiap. 162
Wisconsinp. 165
The Southp. 172
Alabamap. 172
Arkansasp. 177
Floridap. 178
Georgiap. 202
Louisianap. 210
Mississippip. 212
North Carolinap. 214
Oklahomap. 225
South Carolinap. 229
Tennesseep. 240
Texasp. 244
The West, Alaska, and Hawaiip. 255
Alaskap. 255
Arizonap. 256
Californiap. 264
Coloradop. 285
Hawaiip. 292
Idahop. 299
Montanap. 301
Nevadap. 303
New Mexicop. 307
Oregonp. 309
Utahp. 313
Washingtonp. 317
Wyomingp. 322
Special Offers to Golf U.S.A. Readersp. 325
Quick-Find Index to Golf Coursesp. 341

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