While it's hard to imagine that famed Pebble Beach Golf Links would ever be dug up and turned into a residential community, similar fates have happened to other great courses in the past. Thankfully, due to the exhaustive research of Daniel Wexler, the full details on 27 of these exceptional layouts can be found in "The Missing Links: America's Greatest Lost Golf Courses & Holes". Through the use of period photographs and detailed maps, Wexler takes the reader on a hole-by-hole guided tour of some of the most famous courses designed by some of America's most famous architects that no longer exist. Alister MacKenzie's Sharp Park GC in California (washed away in a Pacific storm), William Langford's Key West GC in Florida (destroyed by a hurricane), and Charles Blair Macdonald's Lido Club (sold to developers during the Depression) are but three of the classic courses that can be "played" once more.
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Author Biography - Daniel Wexler
A 1985 graduate of Middlebury College, Daniel Wexler is a former golf professional turned historian, and one of America's leading experts on the classic architects and designs of golf's Golden Age. He currently resides in the Los Angeles area and may be contacted at Midd23@aol.com.