Category Archives: Humor

An American Caddie in St. Andrews

I’m a little late to the party, having just finished Oliver Horovitz’s An American Caddie in St. Andrews: Growing Up, Girls, and Looping on the Old Course which was published in 2013. It is the delightful story of how Horovitz

An American Caddie in St. Andrews

I’m a little late to the party, having just finished Oliver Horovitz’s An American Caddie in St. Andrews: Growing Up, Girls, and Looping on the Old Course which was published in 2013. It is the delightful story of how Horovitz

Golf Books by Rex Lardner

Rex Lardner is not a name often heard in the discussion of golf books even though he wrote three. Lardner lived from 1918-1998 and was part of a family of noted sports writers. His uncle was Ring Lardner and his

Golf Books by Rex Lardner

Rex Lardner is not a name often heard in the discussion of golf books even though he wrote three. Lardner lived from 1918-1998 and was part of a family of noted sports writers. His uncle was Ring Lardner and his

An A.B.C. of Golf

An A.B.C. of Golf was published in 1898 by The Blanchard Press in New York. The author is listed as “A Victim”. The author is actually DeWitt Clinton Falls or D.W.C. Falls. Falls was a Brigadier General in the U.S. Army. The

An A.B.C. of Golf

An A.B.C. of Golf was published in 1898 by The Blanchard Press in New York. The author is listed as “A Victim”. The author is actually DeWitt Clinton Falls or D.W.C. Falls. Falls was a Brigadier General in the U.S. Army. The

The Golfer’s Alphabet by William G. VanTassel Sutphen

The Golfer’s Alphabet by William G. VanTassel Sutphen was published by Harper & Brothers in 1898. Officially, only one edition of the book was printed, however copies with an 1899 publication date are also in circulation, indicating more than one

The Golfer’s Alphabet by William G. VanTassel Sutphen

The Golfer’s Alphabet by William G. VanTassel Sutphen was published by Harper & Brothers in 1898. Officially, only one edition of the book was printed, however copies with an 1899 publication date are also in circulation, indicating more than one

The Bogey Man by George Plimpton

Originally published September 2007  This summer we have been looking at writers who only wrote one or two books about golf, but are worthy of a high place in the literature of the game. One such writer is George Plimpton. It

The Bogey Man by George Plimpton

Originally published September 2007  This summer we have been looking at writers who only wrote one or two books about golf, but are worthy of a high place in the literature of the game. One such writer is George Plimpton. It

P.G. Wodehouse on Golf

Originally published August 2006 When a household name takes up golf it is worth noticing. Among the more famous authors to write about golf, three stand out: Agatha Christie, P.G. Wodehouse and Ian Fleming. This month we offer three articles,

P.G. Wodehouse on Golf

Originally published August 2006 When a household name takes up golf it is worth noticing. Among the more famous authors to write about golf, three stand out: Agatha Christie, P.G. Wodehouse and Ian Fleming. This month we offer three articles,