The $500 Round of Golf: A Guide to Pilot-Friendly Golf Courses

Paperback | February 26, 2003

byJohn Purner

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By the author of The $100 Hamburger! TAKE OFF, TOUCH DOWN, TEE OFF! If you're a pilot who loves to golf, too, here's a book that lets you combineyour passions - and make the most of your time. The $500 Round of Golflists the best places to land your plane for a quick round of golf, with every airstrip and golf course recommended by pilots for pilots. Written by a long-time aviator and golf enthusiast, The $500 Round of Golfamuses, informs, and: * Includes runway information: service, location, etc. * Provides golf-course details: quality, style, price, transportation options, and operations * Covers the best places to land and golf in all 50 states * Reveals how flying to a round of golf offers abigger, better tax write-off than lunch alone * Delivers 50 sure-fire tipsto winning weekend golf * And much, much more So the next time you want tofly out and hit the links, hit this book first - The $500 Round of Golf!

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By the author of The $100 Hamburger! TAKE OFF, TOUCH DOWN, TEE OFF! If you're a pilot who loves to golf, too, here's a book that lets you combineyour passions - and make the most of your time. The $500 Round of Golflists the best places to land your plane for a quick round of golf, with every airstrip and golf course recommended by pil...

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By the author of The $100 Hamburger!TAKE OFF, TOUCH DOWN, TEE OFF!If you’re a pilot who loves to golf, too, here’s a book that lets you combine your passions – and make the most of your time. The $500 Round of Golf lists the best places to land your plane for a quick round of golf, with every airstrip and golf course recommended by pil...

John F. Purner (Longwood, FL) is an avid epilot, aircraft owner, and golfer. His $100 Hamburger web site, the origin of this book, was awarded the top rating from Plane & Pilot magazine.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.76 inPublished:February 26, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071409734

ISBN - 13:9780071409735

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Winning Defined

Chapter 2: Alabama

Chapter 3: It's Tiger's Job

Chapter 4: Alaska

Chapter 5: The Double Bogey Challenge

Chapter 6: Arizona

Chapter 7: It's in Your Mind, Not Your Bag!

Chapter 8: Arkansas

Chapter 9: Be a Square

Chapter 10: California

Chapter 11: Big Hole Putting

Chapter 12: Colorado

Chapter 13: Too Far to Putt, Too Close to Swing

Chapter 14: Connecticut

Chapter 15: Sand Traps Aren't, Water Traps Are

Chapter 16: Delaware

Chapter 17: Bringin' It on Down

Chapter 18: Florida

Chapter 19: Get a Grip!

Chapter 20: Georgia

Chapter 21: Take a Stand

Chapter 22: Hawaii

Chapter 23: The Eyes Have It

Chapter 24: Idaho

Chapter 25: A Tip of the Hat

Chapter 26: Illinois

Chapter 27: Two for the Money

Chapter 28: Indiana

Chapter 29: Blue Suede Shoes

Chapter 30: Iowa

Chapter 31: Never on a Sunday

Chapter 32: Kansas

Chapter 33: Kentucky

Chapter 34: Louisiana

Chapter 35: Maine

Chapter 36: Maryland

Chapter 37: Massachusetts

Chapter 38: Michigan

Chapter 39: Minnesota

Chapter 40: Mississippi

Chapter 41: Missouri

Chapter 42: Montana

Chapter 43: Nebraska

Chapter 44: Nevada

Chapter 45: New Hampshire

Chapter 46: New Jersey

Chapter 47: New Mexico

Chapter 48: New York

Chapter 49: North Carolina

Chapter 50: North Dakota

Chapter 51: Ohio

Chapter 52: Oklahoma

Chapter 53: Oregon

Chapter 54: Pennsylvania

Chapter 55: Rhode Island

Chapter 56: South Carolina

Chapter 57: South Dakota

Chapter 58: Tennessee

Chapter 59: Texas

Chapter 60: G-2

Chapter 61: Utah

Chapter 62: Practice Session #1

Chapter 63: Vermont

Chapter 64: Practice Session #2

Chapter 65: Virginia

Chapter 66: Practice Session #3

Chapter 67: Washington

Chapter 68: Practice Session #4

Chapter 69: West Virginia

Chapter 70: Practice Session #5

Chapter 71: Wisconsin

Chapter 72: Practice Session #6

Chapter 73: Wyoming

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For the adventurer in all of us, McGraw-Hill has published "The $500 Round of Golf: A Guide to Pilot-Friendly Golf Courses." The book highlights more than 100 unique and out-of-the-way tracks that are near or adjacent to small airports in the U.S., Canada and the French Caribbean. For example, after buzzing the pro shop at Kokanee Springs Golf Course (pictured) in Crawford, British Columbia, you can settle onto the turf landing strip that sits directly across a small highway from the sixth tee, where you'll be sped out to the 6,604-yard, par-71 course.Perhaps the only pilot-friendly course that can top Kokanee Springs for sheer beauty is Golf de St. Francois, in Guadeloupe, French Caribbean. This 6,755-yard, par-71 Robert Trent Jones Sr. design surrounds the St. Francois airport and runs along the azure waters of a large lagoon.Regardless of which courses you choose, you can be sure getting there will be an interesting ride.