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Croquet picnic to support AMIkids Beaufort

Bluffton Today - Apr 27, 2017
It's for troubled young men like Derius that Brays Island and the AMIkids Beaufort board of directors host an annual croquet picnic. The daylong event scheduled for May 6 raises money to support the locally governed Dale residential program. Among the ...

Croquet tournament honors Trevor Waugh

Marshfield Mail (subscription) - Apr 27, 2017
This year's Missouri Cherry Blossom Festival in Marshfield features the first-ever Trevor Waugh Croquet Tournament Saturday, April 29, at the Marshfield Assembly of God. The tournament was started in honor of Trevor Waugh (far left) who stands with ...

Croquet, not golf, rules Mission Hills this month

The Desert Sun - Apr 14, 2017
But it wasn't golf or tennis that the Kennedys were interested in. It was croquet. Those who care deeply about world-class croquet understand that Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage in one of the hotbeds of the sport in the United States, even ...

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Croquet books

Human Croquet: A Novel

by: Kate Atkinson

New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year

Part fairy tale, part mystery, part coming-of-age novel, this novel tells the story of Isobel Fairfax, a girl growing up in Lythe, a typical 1960s British suburb. But Lythe was once the heart of an Elizabethan feudal estate and home to a young English tutor named William Shakespeare, and as Isobel investigates the strange history of her family, her neighbors, and her village, she occasionally gets caught in Shakespearean time warps.
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Complete Croquet: A Guide to Skills, Tactics and Strategy

by: James Hawkins
Providing a comprehensive guide for the aspiring and improving croquet player, this overview deals with basic skills and outlines how to avoid and eradicate common problems. An in-depth coverage of modern tactics is also presented, focusing on the building blocks of break play and examining in detail how each element works before bringing it all together. There is advice on how to repair a bad situation when everything has gone wrong, how to exploit a good situation when everything is going well, and how to regain the initiative when the opponent is storming ahead.
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Croquet: Rules of the Game and Official Laws

by: British Croquet Association
Excerpt from Croquet: Rules of the Game and Official Laws

Croquet is a comparatively modern game. It has not the weight of years on its side to increase love and regard for it.

The name seems to indicate France as its origin, and it is said to have been brought from there to Ireland, thence to England.

Public match games were played in England as long ago as 1867. As a lawn game it became exceedingly popular, and the formation of the All England Croquet Club was succeeded by several annual contests for championship at Wimbledon.
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Croquet Basics: How to Play Croquet

by: Andy Tooken
Croquet Basics: How to Play Croquet is a simple and easy-to-read book in
which you’ll discover top tips and practical advice to learn all about croquet including....