Give The Gift Of Golf Books For Christmas

I’ve always said that the next best thing to playing golf is reading about golf. With that in mind, here are a few golf books I liked from the past year:

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King of Clubs: The Great Golf Marathon of 1938

By Jim Ducibella

Grade A
Teachers comments: One of the strangest golf stories ever, entertainingly told.

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Weird Golf: 18 tales of fantastic, horrific, scientifically impossible, and morally reprehensible golf

by Dave Donelson

Grade: A
Teacher’s Comments: Entertainingly original golf short stories

Mastering Golf’s Toughest Shots, The World’s Best Caddies Share Their Secrets of Success

Grade: A
Teachers’ Comments: Lots of helpful advice on how to think your way past the rubs of the green.

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The Big Miss: My Years Coaching Tiger Woods

Grade: A+
Teacher’s Comments: A great read with terrific insights into the game and mind of the best golfer of his generation. It actually made more sympathetic to Tiger.

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Golf Sucks…and then you die!

Grade: B+
Teacher’s Comments: A humorous and insightful trip through nine holes with the good Doctor and his friends.

And of course, there’s my own “Five Inch Course”:

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It is available now in paperback and Kindle versions through Amazon, as an ebook at Barnes and Noble and Smashwords.

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