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The ‘Ultimate Reference Book’

1.20am 27th February 2006 - Media

The 2006 edition of The R & A Golfer’s Handbook, the ultimate reference book for golfers, was published by Macmillan on 24th February at £25.00
With a pedigree stretching back over 100 years, The R & A Golfer’s Handbook 2006, provides a wealth of information and statistics. In addition to comprehensive listings of past and present results for leading professional and amateur events, the book includes the following:

  • Entertaining and provocative articles by top sports writers on the past year’s events and personalities

  • The complete rules of golf

  • Detailed entries on five thousand clubs and courses in the UK and Europe

  • A Who’s Who of players past and present

  • Full list of 2006 fixtures

  • A directory of golfing organisations worldwide

The handbook has once again been edited by Renton Laidlaw, formerly golf correspondent for the Evening Standard. The highly respected commentator has been editing The R & A Golfer’s Handbook for nine years.

‘A treasure trove of golfing information’
Daily Telegraph

‘This is golf’s Wisden, only much more than that’
Independent on Sunday

The R & A Golfer’s Handbook 2006 (926 pages) ISBN No.: 1 4050 4720 8 £25 available from all good bookshops


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