The Random History of Golf

Look Inside

The Random History of Golf

Author Aubrey Ganguly, Illustrator Tony Husband

Regular Price: £7.99

Special Price £6.39

Availability: Preorder

Hardback
128 pages
184 x 117mm
Published Sep 2017
ISBN 9781853759925
Series: Random History
Book Summary

This is the story of golf as it's never been told before. A dog-legged compilation of sports reports, spoof correspondence and reminiscences from pros, caddies, playing partners and armchair pundits: Mary Queen of Scots cheers herself up at the links at Leith following the murder of her husband Lord Darnley; Dwight D. Eisenhower's valet shoots the breeze as he clears up the Oval Office following a particularly gruelling Presidential putting practice session; Bob Hope's chauffeur experiments with some one-liners whilst waiting for his boss in the clubhouse car park; and John Daly's local bartender describes the unique skills of his best customer.

The albatrosses, the Big Berthas, the yips and the holes-in-one that have provided the perfect excuse to linger at the nineteenth hole are amusingly recalled for the delectation of the Fair Isle sweater brigade.

Also in this series
You might also like
The Horse Racing Miscellany

Regular Price: £9.99

Special Price £7.99

Katherine Grainger: The Autobiography

Regular Price: £10.99

Special Price £5.49

Gypsy Jem Mace

Regular Price: £10.99

Special Price £4.39

The ABC of Fishing

Regular Price: £20.00

Special Price £16.00

The Olympic Games Miscellany

Regular Price: £9.99

Special Price £3.99

The Ryder Cup

Regular Price: £25.00

Special Price £20.00

The Treasures of Muhammad Ali

Regular Price: £30.00

Special Price £11.99

Katherine Grainger: Dreams Do Come True

Regular Price: £20.00

Special Price £16.00