Joe Posnanski

Joe Posnanski is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Paterno. He is a national columnist for NBC Sports and was a senior writer at Sports Illustrated from 2009 to 2012. In 2012, he was named National Sportswriter of the Year by the Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame. Before joining SI, he was a columnist for the Kansas City Star for fifteen years, and was twice named the best sports columnist in America by the Associated Press Sports Editors. He is the author of four books and has been anthologized widely. He lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his family.

Books by this Author

The Secret of Golf


Author Joe Posnanski Shares 'The Secret of Golf'

New York Times #1 bestseller Joe Posnanski brings you 'The Secret of Golf: The Story of Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus'. Spanning from the pair’s famous “Duel in the Sun” at Turnberry in 1977 to just a few years ago when Watson nearly won the British Open at age 59, this is the story of the most remarkable friendship in modern golf, packed with wisdom to use on the golf course and in life.