Category Archives: History

Doctors of the Game : A History of the Golf Profession

The sub-title of Doctors of the Game : A History of the Golf Profession is ‘Honoring the Past – Inspiring the Future’.  PGA Master Professional (#47) Billy Dettlaff has written a tome, which is the ultimate tribute to golf professionals.

Doctors of the Game : A History of the Golf Profession

The sub-title of Doctors of the Game : A History of the Golf Profession is ‘Honoring the Past – Inspiring the Future’.  PGA Master Professional (#47) Billy Dettlaff has written a tome, which is the ultimate tribute to golf professionals.

Golf’s Iron Horse : The Astonishing, Record-Breaking Life of Ralph Kennedy

A delightful new read for the lover of golf and the game’s history. So many works of golfing history focus on the greats: the best players, the most prestigious championships, the hardest courses, and the like. Most avid golfers are

Golf’s Iron Horse : The Astonishing, Record-Breaking Life of Ralph Kennedy

A delightful new read for the lover of golf and the game’s history. So many works of golfing history focus on the greats: the best players, the most prestigious championships, the hardest courses, and the like. Most avid golfers are

Golf’s Royal Clubs : Honoured by the British Royal Family 1833-2013 by Scott MacPherson

When the home of golf decides to publish a golf book it is a noteworthy event. “The empire on which the sun never sets” is the subject of a new book commissioned by the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of

Golf’s Royal Clubs : Honoured by the British Royal Family 1833-2013 by Scott MacPherson

When the home of golf decides to publish a golf book it is a noteworthy event. “The empire on which the sun never sets” is the subject of a new book commissioned by the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of

Unfriended by Ted Bishop

I purchased a copy of Unfriended : The Power Brokers, Political Correctness and Hypocrisy in Golf to support Ted Bishop, who served as 38th President of the PGA. Bishop was summarily fired by the Board in 2014 because of his

Unfriended by Ted Bishop

I purchased a copy of Unfriended : The Power Brokers, Political Correctness and Hypocrisy in Golf to support Ted Bishop, who served as 38th President of the PGA. Bishop was summarily fired by the Board in 2014 because of his

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

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 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