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Golfing with Dad: The Game's Greatest Players Reflect on Their Fathers and the Game They Love
Synopses & Reviews
Golfing With Dad is a heartwarming collection of golf's best players' favorite memories with their fathers and how those memories shaped them not only as players but as the men and women they are today. Many professional golfers have been greatly influenced by their fathers, and some of the very best have contributed interviews to this special book, edited by longtime Golf magazine editor David Barrett.
The fourteen stories included in Golfing With Dad were contributed by Brad Adamonis, Stewart Cink, Ray Floyd, Bill Haas, J. J. Henry, Peter Jacobsen, Christina Kim, Brittany Lincicome, Kristy McPherson, Phil Mickelson, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Kevin Streelman, and Tom Watson.
The author of Miracle at Merion offers a rare, intimate glimpse into the private lives of some of golf's best players.
About the Author
David Barrett has been a professional golf writer for three decades. For eighteen years, Barrett served as an editor at Golf, where he coordinated the magazine's major championship coverage. Currently a contributor to GolfObserver.com, he is the author of Miracle at Merion, Golf Courses of the U.S. Open, and Golf's Dream 18s. He graduated from Haverford College, just across the road from Merion Golf Club, and has covered twenty-five U.S. Opens. David lives in White Plains, New York. Danny Campbell's regional acting credits include the Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Utah Shakespearean Festival, the Vermont Stage, Stage West, the Mint Theatre in New York City, and six years with the Independent Shakespeare Company in Los Angeles. His favorite roles include Falstaff, Bottom, Launce, and the Porter. He has appeared in CBS's The Guardian, the recent films A Pool, a Fool, and a Duel and Greater Than Gravity, and over twenty-five commercials. He is also a member of the adjunct faculty in the theatre arts department at Santa Monica College. An AudioFile Earphones Award winner, Danny has recently narrated the audiobook Once a Spy by Keith Thomson, and he read the part of David Foster Wallace in Mike Lipsky's Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself.
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