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Book Review, Nathaniel Crosby and John Strege "18 Holes With Bing-Golf, Life, and Lessons From Dad."

Posted by Pat Sullivan

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 11:36 AM

Crosby book review

 

            18 Holes with Bing – Golf, Life, and Lessons from Dad

 

            By Nathaniel Crosby and John Strege (Dey St./HarperCollins, New York, 2016)

 

                                                            By Pat Sullivan

 

            When Nathaniel Crosby won the U.S Amateur Championship at age 19 in September 1981, much was made of the fact that he had worn a family heirloom around his neck for good luck – Bing Crosby's own contestant's medal from the 1940 U.S Amateur.

 

            However, Nathaniel reveals in his newly published father-son memoir, that wasn't all he had going for him that week in the fog and wind off Skyline Boulevard...


Book review: 'His Ownself: A Semi-Memoir', by Dan Jenkins

Posted by Pat Sullivan

Monday, June 9, 2014 at 5:02 PM

Here's the good news: "His Ownself: A Semi-Memoir" by sportswriter and novelist Dan Jenkins isn't all about golf And here's good news 2.0: there is no bad  news in this autobiography It's as word perfect as it gets, and I don't mean spell check.

Some of the details are astounding, starting with Chapter 1, which is about the "fine art" of hanging out in "convivial'' bars, including Club XIX at the Pebble Beach Lodge...

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