Monday, November 24, 2014

Book Review

I recently read How to Become a Scratch Golfer written by humorist Patrick Campbell. Written in the 60's, this Irish columnist for the London Times has a biting wit that takes the stuffinest out of golf.

This tongue-and-cheek look at what one needs to do to become a "Scratchman" is a very funny read, that suggests that golf for amateurs across the pond has the same satirical wit as it does in the States.

Chapter 6 is alone worth the read as it describes of how one must fake-it-to-make-it-mentality in golf...and realizing that not much has changed in today's terms.

You can find this book and other great classics at many of the best classic golf books—13 books by Bernard Darwin, books by Herbert Warren Wind, Bobby Jones, Hagen—and a new selection of architecture books—including MacKenzie’s Golf Architecture.

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 Keep it in the short-grass,


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