The Golf Pocket Bible

The Golf Pocket Bible

Non-Fiction, Sport, Golf
Hardback Published on: 01/09/2010
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The perfect gift for any golf lover

Do you know your albatross from your eagle? Your birdie from your bogey?

Whether you’re a golfing pro or simply a Sunday driver you’ll enjoy working your way around the nine chapters of The Golf Pocket Bible. Beginning with the myths and legends surrounding the sport’s origin, The Golf Pocket Bible follows a course from the rules of the game, through the rough and smooth of famous wins and losses to the final test of a golfing quiz.

Discover the history of golf, explore famous golf courses from Gleneagles to St Andrews and Pebble Beach and learn fascinating facts about major golf tournaments from the Ryder Cup to the US Open. Inside this pocket golf guide you’ll also find profiles of famous golfers from Colin Montgomerie and Nick Faldo through to Seve Ballesteros and Tiger Woods all at your fingertips, as well as a list of the best (and worst) golfing films. From mini golf and crazy golf to extreme golf and golf at the 2016 Olympics, The Golf Pocket Bible will take you through every aspect of the game from the driving range to the putting green.

If you want to learn more about the fascinating world of golf, make sure you read The Golf Pocket Bible. The whole game. In one book.

"I'd give up golf if I didn't have so many sweaters." -Bob Hope

"Golf is 90 percent inspiration and 10 percent perspiration." -Johnny Miller

"I know I'm getting better at golf because I'm hitting fewer spectators." -Gerald Ford

"Golf always makes me so damned angry" King George V

"Golf is a game whose aim it is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose"

Winston Churchill

This beautiful hardback edition has both dust-cover and gold embossing on the spine making it the perfect gift. Every Pocket Bible is lovingly crafted to give you a unique mix of useful references, handy tips and fascinating trivia that will enlighten and entertain you at every page. There is a Pocket Bible for everyone...

Other titles in the series: The Football Pocket Bible, The DIY Pocket Bible, The Railway Pocket Bible, The Dog Lover's Pocket Bible and The Cricket Pocket Bible.

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9781907087110
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Weight: 217g
  • Dimensions: 190 x 120 x 22 mm

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