Now You Know Golf - Dundurn

Now You Know Golf

Published September 2008

Paperback
$ 19.99

Description

Everybody seems to be a golfer or at least knows someone who is. The game is one of the worlds most popular sports, and now Doug Lennox, the links pro of Q&A, hits the green with a barrage of golfing trivia on everything from albatrosses and barkies to Vardon grips and zingers. All the titans, male and female, take a swing, including Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Kathy Whitworth, Vijay Singh, Annika Sorenstam, Michelle Wie, and, of course, Tiger Woods.

  • What is the oldest playing golf course in the world?
  • Where was golf invented?
  • How does the term sandbagger connect golf with criminals?
  • What member of British royalty introduced golf to Continental Europe?
  • Who was the first female golfer to compete in a major mens professional match?
  • What type of golf club did astronaut Alan Shepard use on the moon?

Contributors

Doug Lennox

Doug Lennox was an internationally acclaimed broadcaster, a veteran character actor, a commercial voice artist, and a bestselling author. He has appeared in more than 60 films and television features, including X-Men, Police Academy, Lonesome Dove, and Against the Ropes, and shared screen time with Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Burt Reynolds, Holly Hunter, Eric McCormack, Gary Oldman, and a myriad of others.

Book Details

Paperback
September 2008
6x9 in
192 pp
9781550028706