About the Author
Renowned sportswriter Grantland Rice cobbles together a series of humorous essays originally published in 1926, at a time when golf took America by storm, and golf instruction was taking off. In many ways, this volume, augmented by famous cartoonist Clare Brigg's witty cartoons, lampoons the golf craze, making it as fresh today as it was in the roaring twenties. Rice assembles small essays, such as:The Crafty Art of Slicing, How to Make a Hole in 9 and The Golf Ball's Revenge. But, in his teaching on how not to play the game, Rice knowingly imparts the game's basic fundamentals, which he knew well through his own playing and his friendships with some of golf's Golden Era's most esteemed players, such as Bobby Jones and Walter Hagan.
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