Rookie on Tour: The Education of a PGA Golfer
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Mar 1, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
A chronicle of a beginner's life on the PGA tour offers a behind-the-scenes look at the dedication and skills of these athletes, along with an evocation of the potential triumphs and daily difficulties of finding sponsors, loneliness, and unremitting competition. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
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but more often than not it means hitting it five yards short of your target and
burying the ball in a bunker. Sometimes I am a hair too quick on the downswing
and the clubface is closed a fraction of an inch when it contacts the ball. So the
Although I felt good on the first tee, I pulled my drive into the woods on the left.
From there I was able to put it in the bunker guarding the right side of the green.
The wet sand caused me to misjudge my bunker shot, and I left it ten feet short.
I made two more quick bogeys on fifteen and sixteen when two poor iron shots
caught bunkers. Not only did I fall back to even with Kevin, my three consecutive
bogeys probably let some other guys back in the hunt. I was feeling discouraged
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An unusual perspective on the grinding routines of the pro golf circuit: A rookie player recalls his road to the PGA Tour and his first years' experience playing with the big boys. Paulson was a ... Read full review