“More Heaven than Hell,” Provides Visual Overview, Flyover Video and Insider Tips for One of the Toughest Golf Courses in the Midwest
NOBLESVILLE, Ind., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Purgatory Golf Club co-owner and photographer Tenna Merchent has published a new book, “More Heaven than Hell,” available through iTunes for use with iBooks 3.0. The beautiful book includes hole-by-hole descriptions and lush photos that provide a breath-taking look at what TravelGolf.com calls “a superb golfing experience.”
There are two versions of the book, “More Heaven than Hell,” available:
- iPad Book. (https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/more-heaven-than-hell/id618478579?ls=1) At 189-pages, this book is loaded with amazing photos of every hole on the golf course as well as the clubhouse and grounds. A separate chapter is dedicated to each hole at Purgatory Golf Club, with names such as Stains of the Inferno (par 4, 2(nd) hole), Everlasting Torment (par 5, 13(th) hole), and Hell’s Half Acre (par 3, 17(th) hole). This version also features fly-over videos of all 18 holes, offering birds-eye views of how the tees line up to the hole and how the bunkers, fescue and mounds come into play. Available for the iPad using iBooks3.0, Price: $4.99.
- iPad Free Version. (https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/purgatory-golf-club-coffee/id629086660?ls=1) With everything in the original version minus the flyover video and interactive elements, this version of “More Heaven than Hell,” is a great introduction to the challenging yet captivating course. Includes line drawings of each hole and insider tips on how to play the course, just as in the full iBook version. Available for the iPad using iBooks 3.0.
Purgatory Golf Club has been the subject of much of Merchant’s photography since she and her husband, PGA golf professional Mike Merchant, opened the course in 1999.
About Purgatory Golf Club
Golf Digest was the first to describe Purgatory Golf Club, located on 220 acres of rolling farm land outside of Noblesville, Ind., as “more heaven than hell.” The 18-hole course boasts six sets of tees, and provides a challenging golf experience for golfers of all experience levels, from the shortest set of tees (4,562 yards) to the longest (7,754 feet). It also is one of the prettiest links style course in the country, with 170 limestone-filled bunkers and 45 acres of fescue surrounding immaculate fairways and a variety of water elements.
Purgatory Golf Club has been honored as one of America’s Top 50 Courses for Women, America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses and Golf World’s Top 50 Public Courses, and consistently ranks in the top 10 courses in the state of Indiana. Purgatory Golf Club is the home course of several local high school and university teams. The clubhouse features the Confessional Bar & Lounge and hosts multiple weddings and special events each year. For more information, visit purgatorygolf.com.
Lisa Sirkin Vielee
SOURCE Purgatory Golf Club