The Dinosaur of Golf Book Collecting

Amazon has taken the old adage in retail, “Lose money on every sale, but make it up in volume” to a new level. Who knows whether the strategy works in the long run? It is either a smart business model

The Dinosaur of Golf Book Collecting

Amazon has taken the old adage in retail, “Lose money on every sale, but make it up in volume” to a new level. Who knows whether the strategy works in the long run? It is either a smart business model

Wade Hampton Golf Club History Book

The premier club featured in this month’s newsletter takes its name from a Confederate General: Wade Hampton III, known as “The Giant in Gray.” Hampton came from a long line of soldiers, including his grandfather who served as a colonel

Wade Hampton Golf Club History Book

The premier club featured in this month’s newsletter takes its name from a Confederate General: Wade Hampton III, known as “The Giant in Gray.” Hampton came from a long line of soldiers, including his grandfather who served as a colonel

The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers – Muirfield

I can fondly recall my first visit to the Honourable Company. At first, I thought the routine was a bit regimented; and a tad snooty to have to wear a jacket upon arrival. As visitors we were not allowed to

The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers – Muirfield

I can fondly recall my first visit to the Honourable Company. At first, I thought the routine was a bit regimented; and a tad snooty to have to wear a jacket upon arrival. As visitors we were not allowed to

Golf in the Kingdom by Michael Murphy

A masterpiece or over-rated trash? This month’s newsletter touches on a golf book that stirs strong feelings and controversy. Golf in the Kingdom was first published in 1972 and written by Stanford educated Michael Murphy, founder of the Esalen Institute

Golf in the Kingdom by Michael Murphy

A masterpiece or over-rated trash? This month’s newsletter touches on a golf book that stirs strong feelings and controversy. Golf in the Kingdom was first published in 1972 and written by Stanford educated Michael Murphy, founder of the Esalen Institute

Chambers Bay Golf Club History Book

Host a U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open within ten years after a course opens? Not even Oakmont or Merion can lay claim to that, although both have hosted the prestigious tournament. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., the public course

Chambers Bay Golf Club History Book

Host a U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open within ten years after a course opens? Not even Oakmont or Merion can lay claim to that, although both have hosted the prestigious tournament. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., the public course

Golf & Country Club by Charles Wendehack

Most books in the golfer’s library are written about golfers, tournaments, course architecture, or about the game’s rich history. Not so with the subject of this month’s featured book. A unique and collectible volume to complete the canon a golfer’s

Golf & Country Club by Charles Wendehack

Most books in the golfer’s library are written about golfers, tournaments, course architecture, or about the game’s rich history. Not so with the subject of this month’s featured book. A unique and collectible volume to complete the canon a golfer’s

Royal North Devon Golf Club – Westward Ho! Club Histories

I have been meaning to write about the Royal North Devon Golf Club (whose course is named Westward Ho!) ever since visiting and playing the course several years ago during the winter. The overall experience was one to remember. In

Royal North Devon Golf Club – Westward Ho! Club Histories

I have been meaning to write about the Royal North Devon Golf Club (whose course is named Westward Ho!) ever since visiting and playing the course several years ago during the winter. The overall experience was one to remember. In