Reading Room Selection #16: September 2019

This month’s pick is John Feinstein’s “Tales from Q School: Inside Golf’s Fifth Major.” Published over a decade ago, it’s a popular read in golf circles and one of numerous golf-themed books by the prolific…

Reading Room Selection #15: August 2019

Folks, we’re going to try a slightly different approach this month. We’ll see how it goes… The pick this month is: First, the back cover: “Every year I bury a couple hundred of my townspeople.”…

Reading Room Selection #14: July 2019

This month’s pick is a follow-up from May and my Trap Draw podcast conversation with Alan Shipnuck (Episode 30). It is Michael Murphy’s classic, Golf in the Kingdom. It has a tie-in this month with…

Reading Room Selection #13: June 2019

This month is exciting for me because I’m going to read a book I haven’t read before, by an author whose name I know quite well but whose work I do not. The pick is…

Blog 2019 NCAA Women’s Championship Preview

It’s that time again! You may be absorbed in the PGA Championship this weekend but I’d argue it’s absolutely not the most fun tournament being contested. That distinction goes to NCAA Division-I Women’s Golf championship,…

Reading Room Selection #12: May 2019

Two things influenced the selection this month–the PGA Championship moving to May and the fact I have yet to select a book from one of my favorite golf writers, Alan Shipnuck. So in that spirit,…

TrapDraw Podcast Episode 28: Charlie Saxon & Brandon Matthews

Two of NLU’s Young Hitters, Charlie Saxon and Brandon Matthews, sit down with Tron to talk about their current game, backgrounds, and myriad of other topics. This episode was recorded in late March 2019 at…

Reading Room Selection #11: April 2019

April in the golf world is synonymous with the Masters. This month’s selection is of course Augusta related though it’s not Masters specific. It’s a book written by Tripp Bowden about his relationship with longtime…

TrapDraw Podcast Episode 27: Some Kind of Monster

This is the second installment of the Perfect Club! Today’s topic is the 2004 documentary currently airing on Netflix called Some Kind of Monster. It chronicles the band Metallica during the making of what would…

Reading Room Selection #10: March 2019

Given the sad news of the passing of legendary sportswriter Dan Jenkins late last week, I think it appropriate to read one of his works which has been on my list for quite some time….