Is golf your game? Find books and DVDs with helpful hints, plus intriguing stories—true and fictional.

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Breaking 100, 90, 80: Taking Your Game to the Next Level with the Best Teachers in Golf
Golf Digest

SPORTS GOLF BRE

Breaking 100, 90, 80:Taking Your Game to the Next Level. From the editors of Golf Digest, this comprehensive, beautifully illustrated book features the teachings of the world’s greatest coaches and players, as they demonstrate how to conquer the three most sought-after scoring goals in the game.


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Chasing Greatness: Johnny Miller, Arnold Palmer, and the Miracle at Oakmont
Adam Lazarus, Steve Schlossman

SPORTS GOLF LAZ

The unforgettable story of the 1973 U.S. Open-and the unknown young golfer who astonished the world.


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The Downhill Lie: A Hacker's Return to a Ruinous Sport
Carl Hiaasen

SPORTS GOLF HIA

Ever wonder how to retrieve a sunken golf cart from a snake-infested lake? Or which club in your bag is best suited for combat against a horde of rats? If these and other sporting questions are gnawing at you, The Downhill Lie, Carl Hiaasen’s hilarious confessional about returning to the fairways after a thirty-two-year absence, is definitely the book for you.


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First Off the Tee: Presidential Hackers, Duffers, and Cheaters from Taft to Bush
Don Van Natta Jr.

SPORTS GOLF VANN

Some students of the presidency say that we can learn the most about the men who’ve occupied the Oval Office by studying their ideology. Others say political savvy or family background or regional influences are paramount. But Don Van Natta argues for another standard—by observing the way they play golf.


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The Grand Slam: Bobby Jones, America, and the Story of Golf
Mark Frost

SPORTS GOLF FRO

A wealth of original research is used to provide an unprecedented, intimate portrait of golf great Bobby Jones: a riveting, in-depth look at his life and times.


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The Greatest Game Ever Played: Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the Birth of Modern Golf
Mark Frost

SPORTS GOLF FRO

Francis Ouimet and Harry Vardon came from different worlds and different generations, but their passion for golf set them on parallel paths that would collide in the greatest match their sport had ever known.


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Moment of Glory: The Year Underdogs Ruled Golf
John Feinstein

SPORTS GOLF FEI

After winning 6 of the 12 Majors from 2000 to 2002, Tiger Woods struggled in 2003. Four unknown players would seize the day, rising to become champions in his wake


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The Mysterious Montague: A True Tale of Hollywood, Golf, and Armed Robbery
Leigh Montville

BIOGRAPHY MONTAGUE

John Montague was a 1930s golf legend and Hollywood trickster who adamantly refused to be photographed. He never played professionally, yet sports-writing legend Grantland Rice still heralded him as “the greatest golfer in the world.” Then, in 1937, the secrets of John Montague’s past were exposed—leading to a sensational trial that captivated the nation.


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Teed Off: My Life as a Player's Wife on the PGA Tour
Sherrie Daly

BIOGRAPHY DALY

Sherrie Daly, the former wife of PGA tour superstar John Daly, takes a swing at the controversial man they call “Wild Thing” in this jaw-dropping memoir about what really goes on behind the scenes of professional golf.


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Tiger: The Real Story
Steve Helling

BIOGRAPHY WOODS

Born to a father who described him as the chosen one, and a mother who called him the “universal child,” Tiger Woods was groomed for the fame and influence that his parents believed was his destiny. Author Helling explores the forces that shaped the man he is now, his fall from grace, and his attempts to improve his image.


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Two Years in St. Andrews: At Home on the 18th Hole
George Peper

SPORTS GOLF PEP

In 2003 Peper retired from editing Golf magazine and he and his wife relocated to a townhouse in St. Andrews, Scotland. There he begins a quest to break par on the Old Course—while also renovating a beat-up apartment.


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Your 15th Club: The Inner Secret to Great Golf
Dr. Bob Rotella

SPORTS GOLF ROT

All golfers have fourteen clubs in their bag, but the real winners have a little something extra—that mental attitude that puts their game above the others. Dr. Bob Rotella brings together his skills and years of experience as a golf psychologist to give readers the insight they need to improve their game—before they ever step up to the tee.


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The Swinger: A Novel
Michael Bamberger, Alan Shipnuck

BAMBERGER

The most famous athlete on the planet is a bit off his game! In this high-spirited, thinly disguised romp, two veteran Sports Illustrated writers have some wicked fun with recent events as they take us inside the secret society of elite golf.


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Where It Lies: A Mystery
K. J. Egan

MYS EGAN

Jenny Chase loves her job as assistant pro at the Harbor Terrace Country Club. But her idyllic lifestyle is threatened when she discovers the body of a greenskeeper hanging from a rafter in the cart barn. The police rule the death a suicide, but Jenny has her doubts. As evidence of foul play mounts, so does Jenny’s fear for her own life.


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Caddyshack
Rated R

An irreverent, free-wheeling and hilarious comedy about a group of countryclub golfers and caddies.


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The Greatest Game Ever Played
Rated PG.

A video version of the book, this movie interweaves the stories of American golfer Francis Ouimet and British champion Harry Vardon, and chronicles their legendary confrontation at the 1913 U.S. Open, a competition that marked the rise of modern golf.


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Happy Gilmore
Rated PG-13

COM DVD HAP

Happy Gilmore’s hockey slapshot translates into an astonishing 400 yard tee shot. When his grandmother is in danger of losing her house, Happy decides to join the pro golf tour, where his antics cause quite a stir.


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Tin Cup
Rated R

A quirky love story about a washed-up golf pro who is inspired to improve his skills to win the love of a woman—who happens to be the girlfriend of his arch-rival.


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From Beginner to Winner
Leadbetter, David

Part of a series of comprehensive instruction by David Leadbetter aimed at improving the novice’s game.


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