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Fairways and Greens

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"Tell me about plumbing, fine. Tell me about  carpentry, terrace gardening, the timer on VCRs. Go  ahead and explain cellophane. Tell me about all of  these things, but don't try to tell me about golf,  okay? Golf I know."--Dan  Jenkins

After four decades of covering golf-not to  mention "playing scratch from the blues and  gambling for my own money when I didn't have  any"
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ebook, 272 pages
Published September 29th 2010 by Anchor (first published 1994)
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Matt Baker
Mar 13, 2017 Matt Baker rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition


I read the book Fairways and Greens by Dan Jenkins. The book was about Dan Jenkins and his stories and his experiences through golfing and being a golf announcer of the game for years. Dan jenkins loved the sport of golf and everything that came with it he loved the people in the game such as Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Lee trevino along with others where he tells the many stories that he has witnessed. The book is a collection of stories that he has witnessed and seen from golf tournament
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Andres Soto
Nov 28, 2016 Andres Soto rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dan Jenkins is the funniest golf writer of the 20th century, and in his long career in Sports Illustrated and Golf Digest (among others) he chronicled with wit and humor the accomplishments and the antics of the greatest golfers of the modern era. This is a compilation of some of his best articles, among them: memoirs of his carefree golf growing up playing "Goat Hills"; a lampoon professional golf in an imaginary tournament featuring the best players of all eras with at least 3 majors; a chroni ...more
Sharon Anne Beers
Feb 17, 2016 Sharon Anne Beers rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
More Dan Jenkins and golf - hilarious. Politically incorrect
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Dan Jenkins is an American author and sportswriter, most notably for Sports Illustrated.

Jenkins was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, where he attended R .L. Paschal High School and Texas Christian University (TCU), where he played on the varsity golf team. Jenkins has worked for many publications including the Fort Worth Press, Dallas Times Herald, Playboy, and Sports Illustrated. In 1985 he
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