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From Fields To Fairways

Author : Rick Shefchik
ISBN : 9780816677320
Genre : History
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The first history of Minnesota's celebrated golf clubs and courses, including rarely seen photographs and long-lost details about the game's most famous architects

Wide Open Fairways

Author : Bradley S Klein
ISBN : 9780803240377
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In golf the playing field is also landscape, where nature and the shaping of it conspire to test athletic prowess. As golf courses move away from the “big business, pristine lawn” approach of recent times, Bradley S. Klein, a leading expert on golf course design and economics, finds much to contemplate, and much to report, in the way these wide-open spaces function as landscapes that inspire us, stimulate our senses, and reveal the special nature of particular places. A meditation on what makes golf courses compelling landscapes, this is also a personal memoir that follows Klein’s own unique journey across the golfing terrain, from the Bronx and Long Island suburbia to the American prairie and the Pacific Northwest. Whether discussing Robert Moses and Donald Trump and the making of New York City, or the role of golf in the development of the atomic bomb, or the relevance of Willa Cather to how the game has taken hold in the Nebraska Sandhills, Klein is always looking for the freedom and the meaning of golf’s wide-open spaces. And as he searches, he offers a deeply informed and absorbing view of golf courses as cultural markers, linking the game to larger issues of land use, ecology, design, and imagination.

Everybody S Heard About The Bird

Author : Rick Shefchik
ISBN : 9781452949741
Genre : Music
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If you didn’t experience rock and roll in Minnesota in the 1960s, this book will make you wish you had. This behind-the-scenes, up-close-and-personal account relates how a handful of Minnesota rock bands erupted out of a small Midwest market and made it big. It was a brief, heady moment for the musicians who found themselves on a national stage, enjoying a level of success most bands only dream of. In Everybody’s Heard about the Bird, Rick Shefchik writes of that time in vivid detail. Interviews with many of the key musicians, combined with extensive research and a phenomenal cache of rare photographs, reveal how this monumental era of Minnesota rock music evolved. The chronicle begins with musicians from the 1950s and early 1960s, including Augie Garcia, Bobby Vee, the Fendermen, and Mike Waggoner and the Bops. Shefchik looks at how a local recording studio and record label, along with Minnesota radio stations, helped make their achievements possible and prepared the way for later bands to break out nationally. Shefchik delves deeply into the Trashmen’s emblematic rise to fame. A Minneapolis band that recorded a fluke novelty hit called “Surfin’ Bird” at Kay Bank Studios, the Trashmen signed with Soma Records, topped the local charts in late 1963, and were poised to top the national charts in early 1964. Hundreds of Minnesota bands took inspiration from the Trashmen’s success, as teen dances with live bands flourished in clubs, ballrooms, gyms, and halls across the Upper Midwest. Here are the stories of bands like the Gestures, the Castaways, and the Underbeats, and the triumphs—and tragedies—of the most prominent Minnesota-spawned bands of the late 1960s, including Gypsy, Crow, and the Litter. For the baby boomers who remember it and everyone else who has felt its influence, the 1960s rock-and-roll scene in Minnesota was an extraordinary period both in musical history and popular culture, and now it’s captured fully in print for the first time. Everybody’s Heard about the Bird celebrates how these bands found their singular sound and played for their elated audiences from the golden era to today.

Southern Minnesota All Outdoors Atlas Field Guide

Author : Sportsman's Connection
ISBN : 9781885010438
Genre : Reference
File Size : 70. 94 MB
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Sportsman's Connection's Southern Minnesota All-Outdoors Atlas & Field Guide contains maps created at twice the scale of other road atlases, which means double the detail. And while the maps are sure to be the finest quality you have ever used, the thing that makes this book unique is all the additional information. Your favorite outdoor activities including fishing lakes and streams, hunting, camping, hiking and biking,snowmobiling and off-roading, paddeling, skiing, golfing and wildlife viewing are covered in great depth with helpful editorial and extensive tables, which are all cross-referenced and indexed to the map pages in a way that's fun and easy to use.

Minnesota Conservation Volunteer

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ISBN : MINN:31951P006349924
Genre : Conservation of natural resources
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The Minnesota Conservationist

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ISBN : UOM:39015001273369
Genre : Wildlife conservation
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100 Years Of The U S Open

Author : John Delery
ISBN : 1567991548
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 51. 59 MB
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Read about the rich and varied history of the tournament, and observe the evolution of both the sport itself and its premier event. Follow the triumphs of Bobby Jones and Ben Hogan, be witness to both the Open and Arnold Palmer achieving national prominence with the advent of televised golf, relive Payne Stewart's glorious putt in 1999 that secured his second Open title, and watch Ernie Els and Lee Janzen assert their supremacy in the 1990s, as between them they win four of the last seven Opens.

Golfdom

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924066735824
Genre : Golf
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The Golf Journal

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ISBN : PSU:000063839555
Genre : Golf
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The Golf Superintendent

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924066735311
Genre : Lawns
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