Description - The Book of Golf Quotations by Bob Chieger
The "Book of Golf Quotations" is simply the best collection of quoted wit and wisdom on the game of golf, the sport that has defined generations of politicians, footballers, celebrities and ordinary folk with plenty of spare time and a bewildering array of equipment and brightly-coloured clothing. And, of course, professional golfers. The range of quotes is as huge as a Tiger Woods tee shot, with quips from such diverse leading lights as Monty and Mad Mac, Wodehouse and Woosie, Churchill and Bobby Cruickshank, Bob Hope and Ben Hogan, George Bernard Shaw and Tom Shaw - and fully updated to include all the great quotes and comments of a new generation of golfing heroes from Seve to Sam Torrance, other famous people who play golf, and famous people who think golf courses should be abandoned and allowed to seed wild grasses and trees instead. With all the experience and gravitas of Jack Nicklaus, and as funny as a pair of Darren Clarke's trousers, "The Book of Golf Quotations" is the last word for every fan of frolics on the fairway, on the green or at the nineteenth hole. 'This game is great, and very strange.' - Seve Ballesteros. 'The best year of my life was when I was eleven.
I got straight As, had two recesses a day, and the cutest girlfriend, and won 32 tournaments that year. Everything's been downhill since.' - Tiger Woods. 'At least he can't cheat on his score - because all you have to do is look back down the fairway and count the wounded.' - Bob Hope. 'There were three things in the world that he held in the smallest esteem - slugs, poets, and caddies with hiccups.' - P G Wodehouse. 'You can't birdie all 18 holes if you don't birdie the first three.' - Nick Faldo.
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(198mm x 126mm x 21mm)
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Author Biography - Bob Chieger
Pat Sullivan is a writer and freelance editor, and lives in the USA. He co-wrote the original Book of Golf Quotations with his colleague, the late Bob Chieger. He has extensively researched and revised this new edition.