Something Old, Something New

One of the joys of collecting golf books are the unexpected discoveries. A prized find can be a difficult to obtain copy of a rare or obscure book; or a newly published history from one of your favorite clubs. Or

Something Old, Something New

One of the joys of collecting golf books are the unexpected discoveries. A prized find can be a difficult to obtain copy of a rare or obscure book; or a newly published history from one of your favorite clubs. Or

Carnoustie Golf Books

This month we focus on the unloved course of the Open rotation, Carnoustie, which has a complex history and more than a dozen books associated with it. Researching this newsletter has been very enlightening and has helped to clear up

Carnoustie Golf Books

This month we focus on the unloved course of the Open rotation, Carnoustie, which has a complex history and more than a dozen books associated with it. Researching this newsletter has been very enlightening and has helped to clear up

Unusual Golf Books

We’ve previously featured some odd, quirky and unusual golf books and return to the theme today. Former highlights include Reg Manning’s From Tee to Cup, whose hallmark is a hole cut through the book’s pages to mimic an actual golf

Unusual Golf Books

We’ve previously featured some odd, quirky and unusual golf books and return to the theme today. Former highlights include Reg Manning’s From Tee to Cup, whose hallmark is a hole cut through the book’s pages to mimic an actual golf

The Golfer’s Journal

Normally we review books, but this month we make an exception for a new discovery that left us impressed. The Golfer’s Journal launched in 2017 with a different concept, which is the antithesis of mainstream golf publications (read: magazines). It’s

The Golfer’s Journal

Normally we review books, but this month we make an exception for a new discovery that left us impressed. The Golfer’s Journal launched in 2017 with a different concept, which is the antithesis of mainstream golf publications (read: magazines). It’s

The Phenomenon by Rick Ankiel

Our focus is golf books, but today we diverge to look at a baseball book, although one that focuses extensively on a sensation that impacts golfers as well, namely the yips. The Phenomenon is the story of Rick Ankiel, a

The Phenomenon by Rick Ankiel

Our focus is golf books, but today we diverge to look at a baseball book, although one that focuses extensively on a sensation that impacts golfers as well, namely the yips. The Phenomenon is the story of Rick Ankiel, a

The Royal Melbourne Golf Club

Royal Melbourne is unquestionably one of the great golf clubs in the world. Its classic combination of wide fairways, bold bunkering and optional carries create a paradise for those that love strategic golf. Add in the sloping on the perfectly

The Royal Melbourne Golf Club

Royal Melbourne is unquestionably one of the great golf clubs in the world. Its classic combination of wide fairways, bold bunkering and optional carries create a paradise for those that love strategic golf. Add in the sloping on the perfectly

Piping Rock Club 1911-2011

This month we focus on a relatively new centennial club history for the Piping Rock Club, located on Long Island’s gold coast. The Piping Rock Club 1911-2011 was written by John Rousmaniere, with photography by Anthony Edgeworth. The book was

Piping Rock Club 1911-2011

This month we focus on a relatively new centennial club history for the Piping Rock Club, located on Long Island’s gold coast. The Piping Rock Club 1911-2011 was written by John Rousmaniere, with photography by Anthony Edgeworth. The book was