An interesting new publication which charts Ayrshire golf courses in verse has just been published and is now available through local Ayrshire clubs and booksellers.
The 160 page book is the work of Irvine Ravenspark professional Peter J Bond who was a European Tour and tartan Tour competitor during his playing career and has served as the club professional at Irvine Ravenspark for over 20 years.
Peter's has coupled his interest in poetry as a pastime and his course management skills learned over his many years as a golf professional to produce a poetic look at some of the finest courses in Ayrshire which also provides a guide in how to manage your way around the courses of the county.
The book highlights 24 of Ayrshire's courses and, as well as the prose and advice the verses contain, there are excellent illustrations of all the courses involved.
Published by Lang Syne publishing and priced at £9.95, the book would make anice gift for the golf enthusiast and is available locally through booksellers such as Waterstones and WH Smith, as well as through local clubs and professional shops. Anyone having difficulty tracking down a copy can also contact Peter Bond at irvine Ravenspark, who should be able to assist.
Ayrshire Golf Chapter & Verse
By Peter J Bond
Publised by lang Syne Publishing