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Chicken Soup for the Soul, The Golf Book is Good Stuff

by Jeff Skinner The series of “Chicken Soup for the Soul” books are one of the best selling series of books in history. They have covered a myriad of subjects and one of the latest is “The Golf Book…101 Great Stories from the Course and the Clubhouse.” This book follows the same format as all the Chicken Soup series and is a compilation of short stories and anecdotes from numerous contributors. The authors represent a cross section of professional golfers,… Continue Reading

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Take Time for “A Course Called Ireland”

by Jeff Skinner When Tom Coyne decided to write a book on golf in Ireland he decided to go all the way. No one can say that Coyne doesn’t immerse himself in his projects. In “A Course Called Ireland” he tells the story of when he looked at all the links courses rimming the coast of Ireland he thought of playing the island as one large loop. He would start from the south east coast of Ireland and then play… Continue Reading

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Playoffs at Colonial and The Champions

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. It was Playoff City at the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour yesterday. Both tournaments had to go to extra holes to get their winner. Two time Comeback Player of the Year, Steve Stricker who was sporting his playoff beard, finally got his win and completed his “Trifecta Season.” He has his Colonial win, a second at the Northern Trust Open and a third at… Continue Reading

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These Guys Give Back

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. Life on the PGA Tour looks like a sweet deal. The professionals earn a great living playing golf on the most beautiful courses in the world. They travel to warm and exotic locations to play a game. Any of us would gladly trade places with them. Life is good on the PGA Tour. 104 golfers earned over one million dollars last year in tournament winnings… Continue Reading

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Arnold Palmer’s Magic Touch

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. When the tour comes to Arnie’s place there is never a shortage of great Palmer stories. It seems like every pro and fan has an Arnold Palmer story. Jason Gore is no different. Read how Palmer’s kindness and generosity changed Gore’s life when he stalked Arnold at Latrobe as an eleven year old kid. Gore is playing on a sponsor’s exemption from Arnie and starts… Continue Reading

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Gary Player’s Meaning of Life

‘The Golfer’s Guide to the Meaning of Life’ By Gary Player The title of Gary Player’s recent book, “The Golfers Guide to the Meaning of Life” may appear a bit philosophical but the subtitle captures the essence of the book; “Lessons I’ve Learned from My Life on the Links.” Player is a golfing icon. He has won nine major championships and travelled more miles than any golfer ever. He has been the de facto Ambassador of Golf since he left… Continue Reading

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