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Bud, Sweat, And Tees: Hootie, Martha, and the Masters of the Universe

3.8 of 5 stars 3.80  ·  rating details  ·  129 ratings  ·  6 reviews
The PGA Tour is the most interesting subculture in sports, though you wouldn't know it from most golf books. The Tour is home to rowdy, randy young men often drunk with money and fame; fueled by alcohol and adrenaline, they barnstorm from town to town like rock stars, with all the attendant excesses. And in each player's shadow is his faithful caddie -- performing a thankl ...more
ebook, 320 pages
Published June 30th 2008 by Simon & Schuster (first published January 9th 2001)
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Sheena Lambert
There are two reasons you might want to read this book.
1. You are a golf lover. You play the game, watch the tournaments, wear the clothes. If this is you, you will really enjoy this insider's view on the world of the PGA life and lifestyle, and the politics of professional golf and caddying.
2. You are going out with/TRYING to go out with someone described in #1 above. This is me. I read this book to impress my husband (he might have been just boyfriend then, can't remember now, it's been a few
I read this book while I was in high school and it was a very abrupt awakening into the world of professional golf (and pro sports in general). I have always admired Rich Beem after reading this book, because of the adversity he faced on his path onto the PGA tour, but this book is meant to provide some perspective on all golfers, and all sport. It's an excellent view on the backroom under the skin hidden effects of pro sports life on its athletes and the people around them. The modern reader mu ...more
Mar 03, 2008 Courtney rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Guys who play golf
Kevin's book, I read it where he kept it... no a great golf story but a peek at the lifestyle.
Allan Woods
Pretty good book. Entertaining as it talks about the party side of golf
Must have for sports / golf fans. Very enjoyable, quick read.
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