Caddy for Life: The Bruce Edwards Story

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Thorndike Press, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 557 pages
A New York Times BestsellerIn 1973, forgoing college, Bruce Edwards took a chance on the pro golf tour. He soon hooked up with a young Tom Watson and has not looked back since. But as 2002 gave way to 2003, Edwards, who was newly engaged, was tragically diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease. Inspired by Bruce, his wife Marsha, and Tom Watson, John Feinstein has written a moving book about a life devoted to sports and the enduring bonds of friendship.

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User Review  - chris.coelho - LibraryThing

This book had me laughing and crying. It was a very emotional book revolving around the horrendous disease of ALS that tragically took the life of Bruce Edwards, long-time caddy and lifelong friend of ... Read full review

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I don't golf and didn't know that professional golfers had professional caddies. Bruce Edwards was Tom Watson's caddy for 30 years and well liked by players and fellow caddies. If you follow golf ... Read full review


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About the author (2004)

John Feinstein was born in New York City on July 28, 1956. He graduated from Duke University. He is a sportswriter, author, and sports commentator. He was on the staff at the Washington Post and wrote for Sports Illustrated. He is the author of several books including A Season on the Brink, Where Nobody Knows Your Name, A Good Walk Spoiled, and The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and the Story of an Epic College Basketball Rivalry.

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