To the Linksland: A Golfing Adventure
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To the Linksland: A Golfing Adventure

4.19 of 5 stars 4.19  ·  rating details  ·  31 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Many have written lyrically about the wonders of golf in Scotland and its inherent magic, which is the focus of the second half of Michael Bamberger's lovely ode to the game. But it's the book's first half that makes it as essential as a putter for anyone willing to go deeper into golf's heart. Here, Bamberger explores the eternal mystery of golf: "More than any other athl...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published June 1st 1993 by Penguin Books (first published 1992)
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Peter
Fascinating read from a bloke who clearly eats, sleeps and breathes golf. Some filler, but great insight into how one professional golfer behaves.
Michael kellett
Read this book a few years ago, with an up and coming trip to Machrihanish, i thought i would give it another bash.
Fasinating then and on the strength of that read ,a friend and i made the pilgrimage to the mythical Machrihanish.
We were not dissapointed!!!!!!!!
Anyhow back to the book, the first half is basically about a guy(recently married) who steps of the treadmill and takes up caddying for a journey man pro..sometimes hilarious,sometimes sad,sometimes nailbiting..
They try and make it back...more
Burt
Story of a caddy exploring the links in Ireland. It was a fun read with interesting facts about Ireland and some of the courses.
Grant
Mar 29, 2010 Grant rated it 4 of 5 stars
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One of my favorite golf writer memoirs.
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