Amazing But True Golf Facts

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, Oct 1, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 272 pages
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Amazing but True Golf Facts, one of AMP┐s most successful golf humor books, has been updated both inside and out! Allan Zullo and Chris Rodell have put together more astonishing, mind-boggling, and beyond belief morsels from the world of golf.Some of the more intriguing new details in Amazing But True Golf Facts include the most holes played (73); Hollywood movie star Will Smith┐s obsession with the game (he built a par 3 hole in his back yard); the surge of the Dow Jones Industrial Average every time Tiger Woods played a televised match during the 1990s; and the fact that Phil Mickelson┐s 2001 commercial that features his famous ┐backward flop┐ shot, in which Mickelson, back to the green, hits the ball backward over the head of a company┐s CEO, and into the cup, required only three takes.The original Amazing but True Golf Facts sold almost 50,000 copies and was a great-selling backlist hit for a decade. It also spawned the day-to-day Amazing but True Golf Facts calendar line, which has increased consecutively in sales over the past five years. Amazing but True Golf Facts will sail to the Top 10 Books list of every golf aficionado.
 

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Contents

Tee Time
1
Inside the Ropes
93
Par for the Course
159
Duffers and Hackers
205
Fandemonium
221
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Allan Zullo is the author or coauthor of nearly 100 nonfiction books, including the books in the best-selling Amazing But True series. He lives in Fairview, North Carolina.




Chris Rodell is a golf fanatic who has written about the sport for Golf, Maxim, the National Enquirer, and Maximum Golf. He's also a monthly columnist for Links magazine, one of the game's premier travel publications. In addition, Chris is the author of Andrews McMeel Publishing's Manly Golf: 50 Ways to Muscle Your Way to Victory and coauthor of When Bad Things Happen to Good Golfers. An avid golfer, he is the only golf writer in the world who lives on Arnold Palmer Drive, a half mile from Latrobe Country Club and the home of Palmer himself. He doesn't know Palmer, but their dogs have recently become acquainted.

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