Four years in the making, The Book Of Golf has been dubbed ‘The world’s most beautiful golf book’ by many of the legends of the sport. The giant hand finished tome represents the ultimate grand tour of the great game. It is a must have crowning collection piece in any private or club library.
This never to be repeated 1st edition has been created by British craftsmen, artists and authors, Paul Skellett and Simon Weitzman, and features Colin Montgomerie as it’s resident professional. Each 5.5KG tome is leather bound and gold gilded.
The Book Of Golf is a uniquely researched tome studying the players, the champions, the landscape, the psychology, the human culture and humour that forms our adventures across the land. It features 585 pages of never to be repeated illuminated visual and editorial masterpieces, including 100s of rare and never seen before and remastered 19th, 20th and 21st century photographs and artworks, presented by over 50 contributors, including many of the greats of the game. The tome is set out in an entirely unique format, telling a dual visual and editorial story, painstakingly created over 18 chapters, taking the reader on a true adventure through time. The Book Of Golf resides is in the collections of the greats of the game, including Colin Montgomerie, Armold Palmer, K.J. Choi, Jack Nicklaus, Tony Jacklin, Peter Alliss and many more. It is also held and on display at the PGA, European Tour, the USGA Museum and The World Golf Hall Of Fame and has been given to many players and officials as their lifetime achieve award gift. The publication also won a special commendation at the British Sports Book Of The Year Awards. ‘It’s the most amazing book on the heritage and culture of golf. I’ve never seen anything like it before. The way the photographs have been restored, the way it has been written and the research, it’s absolutely stunning.’ The legendary Peter Alliss, a contributor to the book. ‘A truly beautiful book that I am honoured to add to my collection.’ Jack Nicklaus ‘I don’t think we will ever see a book of this quality and imagination made again.’ Frank Christian, former archivist at Augusta National. The 1st Edition is available at £850RRP (book only) including courier delivery to anywhere in the world. 1st Edition, archive cased editions are available at £1250RRP, again including courier delivery to anywhere in the world Each copy can be dedicated by the authors on request at no extra cost. Please also note that £200 from each book sale is donated by the authors to the BBC’s Children In Need charity appeal. To see more, go to www.thebookofgolf.co.uk and you can contact Simon Weitzman on 07830 357277 to find out more about special rates for clubs selling directly to their members and guests.