Neil Sagebiel

1,095 books | 105 friends

Chelsa ...
185 books | 131 friends

181 books | 97 friends

69 books | 1,431 friends

Brian U...
516 books | 127 friends

Andy Ho...
53 books | 6,107 friends

438 books | 45 friends

Byron K...
168 books | 212 friends

More friends…

Neil is following 21 people

Neil Sagebiel

Goodreads Author


Bedford, Indiana, The United States


twitter username


When I was a boy, my mother took me to the downtown library in Evansvi...more

member since
February 2012

About this author

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 or

RoryIT'S NOT JUST HIS GOLF. What also makes Rory McIlroy so appealing is his refreshing candor, as the New York Times' Karen Crouse wrote in "Becoming a Champion at Charming Fans":
In the autumn of Tiger Woods, what more could golf ask for than a marquee player like [Rory] McIlroy, who has Arnold Palmer’s aggression, Jack Nicklaus's competitiveness and Barbara Nicklaus's honesty?
In his first n...
Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
like  • 
Published on July 30, 2014 07:25
Average rating: 3.79 · 19 ratings · 5 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
The Longest Shot: Jack Flec...
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Draw in the Dunes: The 1969...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — expected publication 2014 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Neil's Recent Updates

Neil Sagebiel wrote a new blog post
I asked John Coyne why he called Bobby Locke a "bad boy." Coyne said, "Locke wasn't liked on the PGA Tour. They blackballed him. Also, he was fired... Read more of this blog post »
"Emily wrote: "Neil - just spoke with Gary today. The man is amazing. Shoots 6 shots under his age regularly, thanks to his workout regimen. He was a f...more "
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Help
by Kathryn Stockett (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
date: June 03, 2012 01:00PM
location: Barnes & Noble, Tanglewood Mall, 4478 Electric Road Southwest, Roanoke, VA, The United States
description: Neil Sagebiel signs his new book, "THE LONGEST SHOT: Jack Fleck, Ben Hogan, and Pro Golf's Greatest Upset at the 1955 U.S. Open," published by St. Martin's Press (Thomas Dunne Books).
Neil Sagebiel made a comment in the group Goodreads Authors/ReadersAuthor List topic
"Hi everyone.

I'm proud and excited to announce that my first book publishes in two weeks, on May 22.

Available in hardcover and ebook editions, THE LONG...more
Neil Sagebiel is now following Curt's reviews
"Hello fellow history lovers.

My name is Neil and I live in a small town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. (I'm six miles from the Blue Ridge Par...more
Ava's Man by Rick Bragg
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Neil's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The History Book ...: GOLF 12 122 Jul 18, 2014 05:00AM  
David Foster Wallace
“I do things like get in a taxi and say, "The library, and step on it.”
David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

26989 Goodreads Authors/Readers — 17393 members — last activity 2 minutes ago
This group is dedicated to connecting readers with Goodreads authors. It is divided by genres, and includes folders for writing resources, book websit...more
8115 The History Book Club — 9167 members — last activity 26 minutes ago
"Interested in history - then you have found the right group". The History Book Club is the largest history and nonfiction group on Goodreads and the...more
60900 All things GOLF — 34 members — last activity Apr 28, 2014 10:40AM
Everything from Instructional to Golf Fiction
338 Must Read Sports Books — 45 members — last activity Sep 10, 2013 08:41PM
A place to share any kind of "Must Read" sports books.

No comments have been added yet.