Category Archives: First Editions

Planet Golf : Modern Masterpieces by Darius Oliver

When future historians and students of the game look back on the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries they will likely recognize it as the second Golden Age of golf course design and architecture. The first Golden Age witnessed the

Planet Golf : Modern Masterpieces by Darius Oliver

When future historians and students of the game look back on the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries they will likely recognize it as the second Golden Age of golf course design and architecture. The first Golden Age witnessed the

Fore! Life’s Book for Golfers

Golf during the Victorian era had different traditions and implements than today’s game: It was played with hickory shafted clubs, wearing long pants and a jacket, with child caddies, bogey as the standard measure of a score and tees built

Fore! Life’s Book for Golfers

Golf during the Victorian era had different traditions and implements than today’s game: It was played with hickory shafted clubs, wearing long pants and a jacket, with child caddies, bogey as the standard measure of a score and tees built

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