1954 First Edition. 315 pages Introduction by Robert T. Jones, Jr. Illustrated from cartoons,
photos, and 4 folding color golf courses maps in back; pictorial
endpapers. 10x7, cloth-backed boards, lettered in gilt, complete with dust jacket that has some small tears and yellowing on the back. Overall, an excellent copy of this outstanding book. Check out the accompanying images the show the book's table of contents.
Herbert Warren Wind was a giant in the world of sports writers. In
1987, the USGA created the Herbert Warren Wind Award which recognizes
outstanding contributions to golf literature. Named for the famed
20th-century American golf writer, the award acknowledges and encourages
outstanding research, writing and publishing about golf. Presented by
the USGA Golf Museum, the Wind Award is the top literary prize awarded
by the USGA.