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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"I suppose it's some mechanical thought; whatever seems to be working for me at
the time. On my full shots, it may be to extend my arms, or to keep my left arm
close to my chest on the backswing. When I'm on the greens, I remind myself to ...
I thought about looking for someone else, but I had no idea whom I could get the
day before the tournament was to begin. Later that afternoon, I heard that cooler
weather was on the way, so I decided to take a chance and stick with Al. With ...
I thought a lot about our rounds that night, while I spent another evening alone in
my hotel room. On the scoreboard, the difference between a 70 and a 74 is
enormous. It means the difference between making and missing the cut. It means
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ROOKIE ON TOUR: The Education of a GolferUser Review - Kirkus
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