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The official history of the Ryder Cup

Michael Williams

The official history of the Ryder Cup

1927-1989 : approved by the PGA

by Michael Williams

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Published by Stanley Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Golf -- Tournaments -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Williams
    ContributionsProfessional Golfers" Association
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16698858M
    ISBN 100091739101
    LC Control Number89039973
    OCLC/WorldCa59049506

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