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The Best Golf Stories Ever Told

Edited by Julie Ganz / Foreword by Tripp Bowden

Let the writers who love the game best ell you stories of the greats like Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Ben Hogan, Bobby Jones, Gary Player, and Tiger Woods—and more personal stories of the game and its challenges and mysteries

This book is a comprehensive collection of stories, each of which captures a different facet of the game of golf. Some of the best golfers in the history of the sport as well as those who have established themselves as aficionados through their writing or commentary all offer their stories from both on and off the course. Stories include:

  • The Story of Beginning Golf by W. Proudfoot
  • The Story of the Long Hole by P.G. Wodehouse
  • The Story of Simpson and His Decision to Cake up Golf by A.A. Milne
  • The Story of Ben Hogan and the 1950 U.S. Open by David Barrett
  • The Story of the 1959 British Open by Gary Player
  • The Story Behind Tiger Woods’ Nickname by Matthew Silverman
  • And much more!

Together they articulate the passion as well as the frustrations behind one of the world’s most popular sports. The Best Golf Stories Ever Told is a book for golf fans and players alike who share a love for the game.

“What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive.”
—Arnold Palmer

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