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…

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,…

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…

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….

Reading Room Selection #9: February 2019

With February being Black History Month I think it’s perfect occasion to explore a book I’ve had my eye on for some time. This month’s pick is: The book’s description reads as follows: Golfers talk…

Reading Room Selection #8: January 2019

Let’s ring in the New Year with this selection:   Here’s the description: Alister MacKenzie was one of golf’s greatest architects.  He designed his courses so that players of all skill levels could enjoy the game…

Reading Room Selection #7: December 2018

The selection this month: The back reads as such: Missing Links is the story of four middle class buddies who live outside of Boston and for years have been 1) utterly obsessed with golf and 2)…