Category Archives: First Editions

John Updike’s In Love With a Wanton

John Updike passed away in 2009, but not before earning two Pulitzer Prizes. A long-time golfer, Updike played his golf at the Myopia Hunt Club near Boston and had a true love the game. The last golf book he published

John Updike’s In Love With a Wanton

John Updike passed away in 2009, but not before earning two Pulitzer Prizes. A long-time golfer, Updike played his golf at the Myopia Hunt Club near Boston and had a true love the game. The last golf book he published

The Golf Causerie – John Sutherland of Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Some things are better forgotten: those troubling shots that shoot off at a direct right angle to your intended target (I refuse to acknowledge the word); the clothing you wore in the 1970s. Others are best remembered, including the writings

The Golf Causerie – John Sutherland of Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Some things are better forgotten: those troubling shots that shoot off at a direct right angle to your intended target (I refuse to acknowledge the word); the clothing you wore in the 1970s. Others are best remembered, including the writings

St. Andrews in the Footsteps of Old Tom Morris

The Auld Grey Toon has been the subject of countless books over hundreds of years, so writing about it is a tricky endeavor. Roger McStravick’s new book takes an eclectic approach to the subject and delves into the back-stories of

St. Andrews in the Footsteps of Old Tom Morris

The Auld Grey Toon has been the subject of countless books over hundreds of years, so writing about it is a tricky endeavor. Roger McStravick’s new book takes an eclectic approach to the subject and delves into the back-stories of

The Anatomy of Greatness

We don’t typically review instructional books, although when something compelling comes along it is worth highlighting. Brandel Chamblee has been a commentator on the Golf Channel since 2004 and his opinions are usually strong and more than occasionally, controversial. Chamblee

The Anatomy of Greatness

We don’t typically review instructional books, although when something compelling comes along it is worth highlighting. Brandel Chamblee has been a commentator on the Golf Channel since 2004 and his opinions are usually strong and more than occasionally, controversial. Chamblee

The Original Evangelist of Golf

When George Bahto published his seminal book on Charles Blair Macdonald he titled it The Evangelist of Golf based on an article that Macdonald’s son-in-law H. J. Whigham published as a tribute to the legendary golfer. In the Evangelist Batho

The Original Evangelist of Golf

When George Bahto published his seminal book on Charles Blair Macdonald he titled it The Evangelist of Golf based on an article that Macdonald’s son-in-law H. J. Whigham published as a tribute to the legendary golfer. In the Evangelist Batho

Royal Cortissoz Golf Books

Scouring the nooks and crannies of the golf world, this month we happen upon a writer whose name is as intriguing as his writing. Royal Cortissoz (1869-1948) trained as an architect and spent several years working at the prestigious firm

Royal Cortissoz Golf Books

Scouring the nooks and crannies of the golf world, this month we happen upon a writer whose name is as intriguing as his writing. Royal Cortissoz (1869-1948) trained as an architect and spent several years working at the prestigious firm

Oakmont Country Club Histories

We’ve written about the most storied clubs in the United States . . . Merion, Seminole, the Country Club and Pinehurst, but have never managed to write about Oakmont. In celebration of the upcoming U.S. Open to be held this

Oakmont Country Club Histories

We’ve written about the most storied clubs in the United States . . . Merion, Seminole, the Country Club and Pinehurst, but have never managed to write about Oakmont. In celebration of the upcoming U.S. Open to be held this