Doctor Golf

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Crane Hill Publishers, 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 157 pages
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Golfers should know much more than just stance, grip, and swing; hence 'Doctor Golf' comes to their rescue with advice on varied aspects of the game. From classic caddy flogging and the terminal method of keeping one's head down, to selection and care of a golfer's spouse and reasons why the splendiferous greens at Eagle-Ho golf sanctuary make fall-out shelters irrelevant, this book has answers to it all. With witty responses to the most vexing of golfing concerns, 'Doctor Golfe' serves as the most wanted doctor on call, at your service any time, anywhere!

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Organizing this 1963 work in a "Dear Abby" style, Fox fields questions ranging from the rules of caddy flogging to the low state of dress on U.S. courses. The humorous responses are bolstered by many equally silly illustrations. Golf nuts will love it. Read full review

Contents

Letter No 1 A builtin slice
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Dr Golf discusses caddy flogging
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An ancient ruling on moving a ball in the sand trap
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William Price Fox (April 9, 1926 - April 19, 2015) was an American novelist who was born in Waukegan, Illinois, and lived in South Carolina most of his life. He graduated from the University of South Carolina and wrote Southern Fried, Moonshine Light, Moonshine Bright, Dixiana Moon, and Doctor Golf. His novels were rich in details from his South Carolina roots. Fox also wrote for USA Today, the Atlantic Monthly, Golf Digest, Golf Illustrated, Golf Magazine, Sports Illustrated, The Saturday Evening Post, Millionaire Magazine, American Heritage, the Los Angeles Times, and the Village Voice, as well as countless other publications. He died on April 19, 2015, at age 89.

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