Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tales of Golf and Sport: The Joy, Frustration, and Humor of Golf and Sport

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Simon and Schuster, Apr 26, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 400 pages
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tales of Golf and Sport contains Chicken Soup for the Soul’s 101 best stories and poems about golfers, golfing, and other sports. This book has fresh appeal to golfers and makes a fabulous gift.

Golfers are a special breed. They endure bad weather, early wake-up calls, great expense, and “interesting” clothing to engage in their favorite sport. This is not a book about how to play golf -- it is a book about how it feels to play golf. Professional and amateur athletes contribute stories from the heart, yielding a book about the human side of golf and other sports.
 

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Contents

The Lunar Golf Shot
The Man with the Perfect Swing
The Drive of a Champion
Teammates and Sportsmanship
When Silence Is Golden
A Hole in How Many?
Fair Play
Your Cheatin Heart

The Thrill of the Hunt
The Golf Maniac
The Sermon on the Mound
Who Is the Greatest Golfer?
Becoming True Fishermen
Sunday Drivers
The Sporting Family
What Sports Is All About
A Baseball for Dad
Golf Balls in Heaven
Remember When
A Father and Sons Fall Classic
The Ace Man
The Pitcher
The Miracle Ball
Dads Magic Clubs
Creating a Dynasty of Values
A Measure of Love
Best Seats in the House
Wisdom of the Game
My Best Friend
Home vs Visitors
Way Above Par
Start of a LoveHate Relationship
Lost and Found
Golf Like Midlife Is Absolutely Unfair
Those Kids
Golf Carts Do Not Have FourWheel Drive
The Ten Inevitabilities of Hacker Golf
The Almost Home Run
One at a Time
My Uncle and Me
The Substitute Caddie
The Roar of the Crowd
The Clown Prince of Golf
Two Dreams Realized
I Did Not Know That
Living the Dream
Quiet Please
The Autograph
Augusta Heaven
The Day I Met the King
Roger Maris and Me
Against the Odds
Close to Home
The Luckiest Golfer Alive
Amanda
Lightning Strikes Twice
Making Contact
If the Dream Is Big Enough the Facts Dont Count
Lets Keep a Date
The Finest Gift
Teammates Are for Life
All the Good Things Any Man Should Be
Golf Nuts
The Day I Cheated
Check Your Bag
The Clutch Putt
The Best Golfer Tantrum of All Time
There Is No I in Team
The Little League
Life with Father
What Any Father Would Do
Three Strikes of Life
Wake Up Call
TBall and the Beaver
A Place in the Sun
Letting Go
Hero for the Day
The Big Slip
Defining Moments
Early Retirement
Give Me a Break
Plimpton to the Fore
My Favorite Injury
Beat the Pro
A Heart of Compassion
Golf and the Caddie at Royal Troon
A Chance to Say Thank You
Putter Devotion
Nuts to Par
An Important Phone Call
My Quest for a Baseball
Reach for the Stars
The One Hundred Greatest Golf Courses
From the Heart
Walter Won the Honors
Lyles Second Go
The Price of Success
Humor at Its Best
A Little Further Down the Road
Big Men Big Hearts
Winnies Barn
More Than a Friend
Angels Flight
Who IsJack Canfield?
Who IsMark Victor Hansen?
Who IsAmy Newmark?
Thank You
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Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen are co-founders of Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Amy Newmark is publisher and editor-in-chief of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

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