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Ancestral Links: A Golf Obsession Spanning Generations

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One man's "poignant and revealing" quest to uncover the roots of his family's obsession with golf-in Ireland, Scotland, and the American heartland.
In "Ancestral Links," senior "Sports Illustrated" writer John Garrity takes readers on a fascinating golfing odyssey. First he returns to the majestic seaside Carne Golf Links in a remote corner of Ireland, from which his grea
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ebook, 256 pages
Published March 3rd 2009 by New American Library (first published February 11th 2009)
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Royce Aldridge
I am enjoying the history of the Garrity Clan & the Carne Links. I feel like each chapter is its own tale but the entire story is disjointed.

The last 40 pages or so really captured my interest. When Garrity got to the 'real' reason he was in Ireland for a sabbatical it all came into focus for me. Man, what a moving tale. Plus he had a few great quotes in the end that really made me think.
Marilyn
I have never had any desire to go to Ireland--until now and you can bet I will be bringing my clubs!
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