From great players like Tiger Woods, to techniques and the Ryder Cup, discover everything you ever wanted to know about golf with this title. Golf is one of the world's fastest growing sports, so if you're an aspiring player, or are one of the 60 million who play worldwide, this guide is for you. This title helps to discover all about golf: from its ancient origins to global competitions today. Learn about the strokes and analyse the talents of the world's best. Check out the gear and try out the equipment, from drivers and irons to carts and clothing. Then meet the players - from Golden Bear to the White Shark - come face-to-face with the stars and relive their finest performances. Plus, take a close-up look at the great competitions from the Open to the Curtis Cup and walk the fairways of the pre-eminent courses. Brimming with detail and superbly illustrated with over 1,500 photographs, illustrations, maps and diagrams, "The Golf Book" is the definitive guide to the famous game.