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Of bringing professional sport to the sphere of the average man Arnold Palmer Dow Finsterwald Wlater Hagan and others populate this intriguing classic candid view from the first t. Charming enough collection of golfing anecdotes and bonhomie but lacks a cohesive narrative to make it readable

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Plimpton will interest even the man who can't tell a pitching wedge from a putter This is really a book about a kind of madness with rules and anyone can appreciate the appeal of. silent-order-omnibus-one-english-edition interest even the man who can't tell a pitching wedge from a putter This the-wretched-stone is really a book about a kind of madness with rules and anyone can appreciate the appeal of.

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That Newsweek THE BOGEY MAN remains arguably the funniest book on golf ever writtenGeorge Plimpton here joins the pro golf circuit for a month of self imposed torture in the name. This book deals with the psychology of golf especially the ways a struggling player thinks about the challenges of the game I am a new struggling player and so Plimpton s description of the golfer s body as a monstrous manned colossus poised high over the golf ball and his mind filled with an unsteady group of Japanese navymen speaks to mePlimpton editor of the tony Paris Review brought the New Journalism of Didion and Gay Talese into the world of sports His story of a month on the PGA tour is mainly a story of his own mind fitting since in what sport is one wrapped up in one s own thoughts and demons than in golf He tells us very little about the sport per se his climactic interview with Arnold Palmer is a study in what not to ask an athlete but volumes about the mental texture of whacking the ball around the course


10 thoughts on “The Bogey Man A Month on the PGA Tour

  1. says:

    enjoyed this AGAIN since i'm of a certain age i can remember hearing plimpton's voice and his very dry sense of humor whan he'd be a guest on a show like mike douglas or merve griffin so as i read it was plimpton's voice rattling around in my head completely hilarious look at what it's like to golf with some fun behind the scenes s

  2. says:

    George Plimpton at his best Funny stories and uips about and from the greatest players

  3. says:

    This is at least the fifth best golf book I've ever read Fantastic writing

  4. says:

    This book deals with the psychology of golf especially the ways a struggling player thinks about the challenges of the game I am a new struggling player and so Plimpton's description of the golfer's body as a monstrous manned colossus poised high over the golf ball and his mind filled with an unsteady group of Ja

  5. says:

    50 years later after the events this was an interesting read Plimpton's confessions of his bookish approach to the history of golf added some fun comments However It felt a little behind the leading edge in his treatment of the caddy pros mostly black men He wanted to portray them colorfully and he did but one still felt the superiority his

  6. says:

    Plimpton shoots birdies than bogeys with his writing his anecdotes and his ability to purse the nuances of the game such a

  7. says:

    Charming enough collection of golfing anecdotes and bonhomie but lacks a cohesive narrative to make it readable

  8. says:

    While not as interesting as the other two Plimpton books I've read The Bogey Man was another humorous adventure for the professional amateur as he takes on the world of the pro am and by extension that of the professional golfer He se

  9. says:

    Plimpton had a self deprecating style that is endearing however in this book its painful uite honestly But his brief encounters with the greats of the game are worth the read Palmer Nicklaus and others in their prime almost 50 years ago Plimpton had a world of courage to do all the sports exploits he attempted and this was perhaps his most vulnerable project

  10. says:

    Fun but not enough for a book I enjoyed the personal trials and tribulations that plimpton went through on the golf course A few too

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