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My Usual Game: Adventures in Golf

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My Usual Game chronicles David Owen's funny and enlightening quest to come to terms with a game that has frustrated and fascinated him ever since he was a child. Follow Owen as he rescues his swing at golf school, spends a week with the inventor of the modern golf club, nearly wins a three-day Pro-Am at a tournament on the PGA Tour, travels with three golf-crazed friends to tacky Myrtle Beach, follows Fred Couples and Paul Azinger at the Ryder Cup, and discovers what may be ;the darkest secret of the golf swing: The difference between a slice and a draw is a certain number of beers.

My Usual Game is a hilarious and wonderfully literate tour through the sometimes peculiar culture of this very popular sport. Golfers of all ages will discover My Usual Game for many years to come. It is destined to become a classic of golf literature.

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"Mr. Owen's style might be best described as part John Updike and part Johnny Miller." Newsweek

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"Owen's droll asides are as memorable as a chip-in birdie." People

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filmflamman, June 8, 2011 (view all comments by filmflamman)
David Owen has given us a literate, droll, sometimes laugh-out-loud funny look at the game of golf as we "hackers" play it. The title comes from an old saying (Scottish, I believe) that says "I wish that just once I would play my usual game". That kind of sums up golf for me. I look forward to reading it again soon.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385483384
Author:
Owen, David
Publisher:
Main Street Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Golf
Subject:
Golfers
Subject:
Golf - General
Subject:
Golfers -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Owen, David
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Golf
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19960631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.50x5.56x.73 in. .81 lbs.

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"Review" by , "Mr. Owen's style might be best described as part John Updike and part Johnny Miller." Newsweek
"Review" by , "Owen's droll asides are as memorable as a chip-in birdie."
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