Golf Anecdotes

Golf Anecdotes

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Golf is a sport with a long history (reputedly starting in Scotland in the 13th century), outstanding figures, colourful characters, and many inspiring and humorous incidents. This serves both as an anecdotal history of golf as well as a recounting of its most famous and amusing events. The anecdotes on offer range from those involving King James VI to famous golfers such as Lee Trevino, Gary Player, and Arnold Palmer, and current stars Seve Ballesteros, Greg Norman, and John more

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  • Paperback | 349 pages
  • 134 x 202 x 28mm | 322.05g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0195106547
  • 9780195106541

About Robert Sommers

About the Author: A golf writer for more than forty years, Robert Sommers is former editor and publisher of Golf Journal and the author of The U.S. Open, Golf's Ultimate Challenge, and Great Shots (written with Cal Brown).show more

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"Bob Sommers has made learning golf history a lot of fun."--Ben Crenshaw, 1995 Masters Champion"A cornucopia of tales about the game and its players."--Publishers Weeklyshow more

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