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Follow the Wind: Tales from the Caddy Yard

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Welcome to The Club — Golf's Valhalla — where all that's necessary for admission is an intense love of the game. Here you'll watch the greatest players replay their victories...and their defeats...as they search for golf's hidden and seemingly inaccessible meaning.

Like W.P. Kinsella's Shoeless Joe — the basis for the movie Field of Dreams — Follow the Wind is sports fantasy at its finest and most poignant. A young man following an errant shot into the woods emerges on a totally unfamiliar golf course. The first person he encounters is the legendary Ben Hogan, feverishly practicing for something special.

As Links weaves his tale, introducing such golfing greats as Walter Hagen, Bobby Jones, Alister MacKenzie, and the famous nineteenth century Scottish champions Old and Young Tom Morris, he recreates the most momentous events in golfing history and captures the magic that has lured millions to the fairway. For fans of Harvey Penick's books and for everyone who has searched for inspiration on the golf course, Follow the Wind offers the satisfaction of a perfect shot that soars for the flagstick.

Synopsis:

Welcome to The Club — Golf's Valhalla — where all that's necessary for admission is an intense love of the game. Here you'll watch the greatest players replay their victories...and their defeats...as they search for golf's hidden and seemingly inaccessible meaning.

Like W.P. Kinsella's Shoeless Joe — the basis for the movie Field of Dreams — Follow the Wind is sports fantasy at its finest and most poignant. A young man following an errant shot into the woods emerges on a totally unfamiliar golf course. The first person he encounters is the legendary Ben Hogan, feverishly practicing for something special.

As Links weaves his tale, introducing such golfing greats as Walter Hagen, Bobby Jones, Alister MacKenzie, and the famous nineteenth century Scottish champions Old and Young Tom Morris, he recreates the most momentous events in golfing history and captures the magic that has lured millions to the fairway. For fans of Harvey Penick's books and for everyone who has searched for inspiration on the golf course, Follow the Wind offers the satisfaction of a perfect shot that soars for the flagstick.

About the Author

Bo Links is an attorney and an avid golfer and photographer. His pictures have been published in various magazines, including Golf Journal and GolfWeek. He lives in Mill Valley, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684815756
Author:
Links, Bo
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
April 1996
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in 12.075 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Welcome to The Club — Golf's Valhalla — where all that's necessary for admission is an intense love of the game. Here you'll watch the greatest players replay their victories...and their defeats...as they search for golf's hidden and seemingly inaccessible meaning.

Like W.P. Kinsella's Shoeless Joe — the basis for the movie Field of Dreams — Follow the Wind is sports fantasy at its finest and most poignant. A young man following an errant shot into the woods emerges on a totally unfamiliar golf course. The first person he encounters is the legendary Ben Hogan, feverishly practicing for something special.

As Links weaves his tale, introducing such golfing greats as Walter Hagen, Bobby Jones, Alister MacKenzie, and the famous nineteenth century Scottish champions Old and Young Tom Morris, he recreates the most momentous events in golfing history and captures the magic that has lured millions to the fairway. For fans of Harvey Penick's books and for everyone who has searched for inspiration on the golf course, Follow the Wind offers the satisfaction of a perfect shot that soars for the flagstick.

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