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No Tie Required

How the Rich Stole Golf

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No Tie Required by Christopher Cairns
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No Tie Required is an entertaining journey across Britain, celebrating the wonderful, eccentric and historical public courses where no club membership is required. Not for Chris Cairns the member's door and the pink gins of the 19th hole. Instead the author has sought out the country's pay-and-play courses in order to experience how non-members get their golfing fix. Public courses in Britain come in just about every shape and size: from picturesque honesty box courses in the Highlands, to converted potato fields in Essex and over-crowded city parks in London. At all these courses there are regulars who play in all weathers and who are happy to tell their stories. Behind the author's journey - apart from the joy of playing and sharing a pint or two with the locals - is the desire to trace the history of why the game's origins have been so badly relegated in status. Today a handful of highly exclusive private members clubs seem to dominate the image of golf. Is this justified? Or is the 'them and us' approach a fiction in today's Britain?

Author Biography

Christopher Cairns is a freelance writer and journalist based in Edinburgh. He has had numerous pieces published in the "Sunday Times", the "Sunday Herald" and trade magazines. Before going freelance, he was a news reporter and then environment correspondent at the "Scotsman".
Release date NZ
July 3rd, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Headline Book Publishing
Pages
288
Dimensions
131x197x19
ISBN-13
9780755313792
Product ID
1640574

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