The Golf Book of Days
Sure to delight every links enthusiast, this compendium of golf facts, trivia, anecdotes, and anniversaries presents a fascinating history and celebration of the game in a highly browsable day-by-day format. Classic games, birthdays of golf greats, the history and evolution of golf rules, equipment, and courses are all included, with an emphasis on golf’s “Olympian heroes.” Each entry contains a brief essay on an event or person associated with that day, such as:
January 1, 1932: The United States Golf Association standardizes the golf ball.
April 8, 2001: Tiger Woods wins the Masters, thus winning all four major “Grand Slam” championship tournaments in one calendar year.
More than just a book of facts and dates, The Golf Book of Days is an affectionate look at “this most elegant of games.” This fact-packed volume deserves a place on every golfer’s bookshelf.