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I'm an author, writer and blogger who started ARMCHAIR GOLF BLOG in 2005. Through my golf blog, I met Jack Fleck and wrote THE LONGEST SHOT: Jack Fleck, Ben Hogan, and Pro Golf's Greatest Upset at the 1955 U.S. Open. THE LONGEST SHOT was named one of the Top 10 Sports Books of 2012 by Booklist.

My second book, DRAW IN THE DUNES: The 1969 Ryder Cup and the Finish That Shocked the World, will publish in September 2014. It includes a foreword by Jack Nicklaus and Tony Jacklin.

I live in Floyd, Virginia, with his wife and daughters. To learn more, visit http://www.armchairgolfblog.blogspot.com or http://www.headlinesfromfloyd.com.


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