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They Called It Golf Because Flog Was Already Taken

They Called It Golf Because Flog Was Already Taken

Author: Frank Fenton

Publisher: Pineapple Press Inc

ISBN: 9781561642885

Category: Humor

Page: 154

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The funny stuff comes from humor columnist David Grimes, who reminds us- not to "putt" rules before golfing fun- why golfers should hit balls, not bottle- how to press a Nassau without getting skinned- how to cope with unspeakable hardships like the laws of physics

Golfing with the Master

Golfing with the Master

Author: Phil Callaway

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 9780736933568

Category: Religion

Page: 209

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In these 36 devotional readings, Phil Callaway draws from his experience on the golf course to share inspiring insights about life with Christ. Phil sees golf as more than "a good walk spoiled" and shares penetrating applications from it to the Christian's walk with God. Believers will appreciate these fresh and candid meditations, and unbelievers will be won over by the humor and tender warmth in Phil's writing. Phil's books and articles have won more than a dozen international awards as well as the admiration of thousands of loyal readers. Golfers young and old alike will benefit from Phil's passion for telling stories that help people laugh and learn about the things that matter most.

"YOU CALL IT SPORTS, BUT I SAY IT'S A JUNGLE OUT THERE!"

Author: Dan Jenkins

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781501122040

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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For the last quarter century, Dan Jenkins has been fixing his cold-eyed stare and wisecracking style on the real-life Billy Clyde and Kenny Lee Pucketts of the sports world. You Call It Sports, But I Say It’s a Jungle Out There is a collection of his best work from Sports Illustrated, Playboy, Golf Digest, and his nationally syndicated column, and includes a stack of new pieces written especially for this book. Jenkins spares no one in his search for the culprits who have taken the fun out of sports: NFL owners and refs, PGA Tour administrators, basketball players who can’t read, tennis players who can’t speak English (or say anything worth hearing when they do). He also finds things worth celebrating: the electric charge given off by Arnold Palmer at his best, the excitement of a truly great college football game, or a real heavyweight champion, like Joe Louis. Overflowing with good ol’ boys, great one-liners, famous sporting events, and barroom tales, this is the best of Dan Jenkins—which is to say, it’s as good as sportswriting gets anywhere.

Black Enterprise

Black Enterprise

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Page: 200

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BLACK ENTERPRISE is the ultimate source for wealth creation for African American professionals, entrepreneurs and corporate executives. Every month, BLACK ENTERPRISE delivers timely, useful information on careers, small business and personal finance.

Black Enterprise

Black Enterprise

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BLACK ENTERPRISE is the ultimate source for wealth creation for African American professionals, entrepreneurs and corporate executives. Every month, BLACK ENTERPRISE delivers timely, useful information on careers, small business and personal finance.

Grief, Golf, and Reinvention

Grief, Golf, and Reinvention

Author: Mick Rothman

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781491774717

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

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Grief, Golf and Reinvention, is the inspiring story of a retired man who suddenly finds himself widowed, alone and needing to define his new life. It is a story about the long journey from shattered pieces, through acceptance, to renewal, strength, and personal reinvention. It is an absorbing, quirky, and amazing journey from loss to a new normal, with the love of friends & family, a beginners mind, and the regularity and peace to be found in the wonderful game of golf. Mick Rothmans beautifully written book is as therapeutic as it is fascinating. I found it impossible to put down as it drew me into his lifes sudden crossroad. His emotional honesty is truly admirable and his journey extraordinary. Ron Perlman, Ph.D. President, The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning Well written and very entertaining. An excellent illustration of the importance of meaningful activities and meaningful relationships in a persons life during a time of loss. Kim A. Meyer, Ph.D., BCBA-D Clinical Psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst This book will be helpful to men who find grief and grieving unmanly. On the other hand, as a woman, this is very insightful into how a man processes emotion differently than a woman. A much-needed guide to finding our emotional comfort through the process of grief. Lynne Shupp, EA

The Scorecard Always Lies

The Scorecard Always Lies

Author: Chris Lewis

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781416556626

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 320

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As Tiger Woods broke down in tears on the 18th green at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, legions of spectators strained their eyes to read the emotion on his face. Like the millions watching on television, they knew that Tiger had just won the British Open, and that his father had recently died. Beyond that, however, they knew precious little -- only that he played with a Nike golf ball, carried an American Express card in his wallet, and, presumably, drove a Buick. They were hungry for more, but everything else about his off-course life, and those of his fellow pros, was forbiddingly well-guarded. Until now. In The Scorecard Always Lies veteran Sports Illustrated golf correspondent Chris Lewis reaches past the results, stats, and sound-bites to focus on the personalities and personal lives of the sport's top players. While embracing all the drama and excitement of the 2006 PGA Tour season, he takes us inside the locker rooms, hotel rooms, and private planes to deliver an unrivaled, behind-thescenes look at the Tour and the men who play it. Lewis spent thirty weeks of the 2006 season on the road with the best golfers in the world, exploring their backstories, motivations, and preoccupations, and collecting telling, character-revealing tales. He bore witness to both the hard work and the privilege that frame their lifestyles. But he also discovered a Tour that to this point remained largely unknown -- one where a player while pursuing dreams of glory might also be suing his agent, going through a messy divorce, or looking to throw down in the locker room with one of his peers. There's John Daly trying to explain how his wife has just been taken off to jail. There's Chris Couch making a midnight, barefoot run through a derelict district of New Orleans, fearing he was about to be kidnapped, and taking refuge in a tattoo parlor. We watch as Tiger Woods tries to deal with losing his father to cancer, while refusing to abandon his fondness for blue humor. We see Phil Mickelson hanging with rock stars, sharing a Masters victory gift with a national championship-winning college football coach, and hooking up a sportswriter with a would-be groupie's phone number. All in all, we get a rare glimpse of the off-course lives of the Tour's stars and their supporting cast. At turns humorous, touching, and insightful, the book sheds new light on every aspect of Tour life, from easygoing Tuesday practice rounds to feverpitch Sunday showdowns, always taking care to show how their off-course concerns inform their every swing. Fans will savor the fullest portrait yet of a group of players who, throughout their successes and struggles, remain unfailingly smart, funny, and engaging, and make up the most intriguing subculture in all of sports.