Golf: An Unofficial and Unauthorized History of the World's Most Preposterous Sport
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Golf: An Unofficial and Unauthorized History of the World's Most Preposterous Sport

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As a serious player, a high handicapper, or simply a baffled onlooker to the awesome nonsense that is golf, have you ever wondered why, say, the golf balls have dimples, and the tee is both the thing you stick in the ground and the place you hit from, and the hole is so small, and the courses have all these big pits full of sand where any sane person would put grass?

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ebook, 208 pages
Published December 8th 2009 by Simon & Schuster (first published 2009)
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Tom
If you are a golf nut, or just wish you were this book is a nice mix of golf history mixed with clever and witty humor. I found this book at the $1 store so for that price it really is a five star book.
Marilyn
My golf instructor gave me this book. Whimical, and funny at times. But in on the back of the toilet. Perfect place for it.
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