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Robert Trent Jones biography – A Difficult Par

A new biography, A Difficult Par, written by James R. Hansen, focuses on the life and work of Robert Trent Jones Sr. The subtitle of the book, “The Making of Modern Golf” indicates the prominent role Jones has played over

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Robert Trent Jones biography – A Difficult Par

A new biography, A Difficult Par, written by James R. Hansen, focuses on the life and work of Robert Trent Jones Sr. The subtitle of the book, “The Making of Modern Golf” indicates the prominent role Jones has played over

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Tommy Armour – The “Silver Scot”

The Scottish born Tommy Armour is responsible for two unique words in the golfer’s vocabulary. Three-time major winner Armour was the first person to coin the phrase the “yips.” His definition was, “A brain spasm that impairs the short game,”

tommy Armour

Tommy Armour – The “Silver Scot”

The Scottish born Tommy Armour is responsible for two unique words in the golfer’s vocabulary. Three-time major winner Armour was the first person to coin the phrase the “yips.” His definition was, “A brain spasm that impairs the short game,”

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The Greatest Player Who Never Lived

The Classics of Golf has just re-released The Greatest Player Who Never Lived, written by J. Michael Veron. We have always recommended the book, as it is one of the best in a difficult genre.   I was also thrilled

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The Greatest Player Who Never Lived

The Classics of Golf has just re-released The Greatest Player Who Never Lived, written by J. Michael Veron. We have always recommended the book, as it is one of the best in a difficult genre.   I was also thrilled

Confidential Guide to Golf - CGG

The New Confidential Guide to Golf Courses

We have come full circle in our newsletter and return for the first time to a book that was previously reviewed. The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses was the subject of our first newsletter in October of 2005; the book

Confidential Guide to Golf - CGG

The New Confidential Guide to Golf Courses

We have come full circle in our newsletter and return for the first time to a book that was previously reviewed. The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses was the subject of our first newsletter in October of 2005; the book

Five Lessons Hogan

The Most Influential Golf Book ever Published

What is the most influential golf book ever published? For the last several years we have been compiling a list to find out; a bold undertaking, you might say. Our approach is more eclectic than scientific, but we believe it

Five Lessons Hogan

The Most Influential Golf Book ever Published

What is the most influential golf book ever published? For the last several years we have been compiling a list to find out; a bold undertaking, you might say. Our approach is more eclectic than scientific, but we believe it

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Bandon Dunes – Golf As It Was Meant To Be

Bandon Dunes now has a history worthy of its place in the golf world: Bandon Dunes Golf As It Was Meant To Be. As fellow golf book collector and golf course architect Ben Crenshaw writes in the introduction to the

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Bandon Dunes – Golf As It Was Meant To Be

Bandon Dunes now has a history worthy of its place in the golf world: Bandon Dunes Golf As It Was Meant To Be. As fellow golf book collector and golf course architect Ben Crenshaw writes in the introduction to the

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A.A. Milne on Golf

I’m always amazed at the breadth of authors who have written about golf, be it F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ian Fleming or Agatha Christie. But A.A. Milne, the author of Winnie the Pooh wrote about golf as well? He did indeed.

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A.A. Milne on Golf

I’m always amazed at the breadth of authors who have written about golf, be it F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ian Fleming or Agatha Christie. But A.A. Milne, the author of Winnie the Pooh wrote about golf as well? He did indeed.