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Book Release: Confessions Of A Golf Slut

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013 10:39 Friday, 22 November 2013 10:27

Trailblazing sports journalist Susan Fornoff breaks new ground with controversially titled memoir “Confessions of a Golf Slut”


OAKLAND, Calif. – Susan Fornoff broke locker room barriers as a sports journalist.
Now she is taking on golf’s conservative establishment with the title of her new book, “Confessions of a Golf Slut: A Memoir of Life, Love, and The Game.”
In “Confessions of a Golf Slut,” Fornoff shares the story of how golf became her warm blanket during heartbreaking losses of divorce and death, her compass for a hilarious journey through online dating, and her guiding light in the tunnel of a midlife career change.
A “golf slut,” she says, will play anywhere, anytime, with anyone.



Book Release: Rory's Club

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 11:50 Monday, 18 November 2013 23:58


(November 18, 2013) - Released worldwide today, Rory’s Club is a new, full colour hardback book documenting the life and times of Rory McIlroy MBE, one of Northern Ireland’s most popular sporting heroes.

Rory’s Club follows Rory’s remarkable sporting  journey, which began when he first picked up a golf club at the tender age of eighteen months with his father Gerry McIlroy at Holywood Golf Club, in Belfast, Northern Ireland.



'A Swing For Life' An Interesting Read, Good Primer

Last Updated on Monday, 17 December 2012 15:32 Monday, 17 December 2012 14:52


The recently re-released 'A Swing for Life,' courtesy of Nick Faldo, which coincides with the 25th anniversary of Faldo’s first major title, the 1987 Open, is a fascinating blend of old-school and new wave components.



Book Review: Two Good Rounds

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 November 2012 01:32 Thursday, 29 November 2012 01:21

19th Hole Stories From The World’s Greatest Golfers

altHave You Ever Wondered How Ryder Cup Stars Celebrate?

Find out in the book Two Good Rounds - 19th Hole Stories from the World’s Greatest Golfers by Elisa Gaudet, now available on Amazon in hardback and on Kindle.



Book Review: The Big Three And Me - Billy Casper's Autobiography

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 April 2012 21:50 Sunday, 29 April 2012 21:25


In the summer of 1955, fresh off a stint in the United States Navy, Billy Casper left his hometown of San Diego, California, to join the pro golf tour. 

He was 24 years old, married, with a young daughter and not a dime to his name.

The new Buick he was driving and the house trailer it was pulling had been purchased by his two hometown backers, who in return would get thirty percent of everything Casper won, according to a contract drawn up on a napkin at the San Diego Country Club before he left.

They don't start legendary golf careers like that anymore.

In The Big Three and Me, Billy Casper's just-released autobiography, professional golf returns to its romantic, and considerably thriftier, roots – before the PGA Tour evolved, as Casper writes, "from house trailers to jets."



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