Maybe It Should Have Been a Three Iron: My Year as Caddie for the World's 438th Best Golfer

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Macmillan, Jun 12, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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Maybe It Should Have Been a Three-Iron is the funny and poignant story of one man's search for sporting glory. Lawrence Donegan had the desire but lacked the talent to be a professional golfer, so he settled for the next best thing--caddying for Ross Drummond, a little-known pro on the European PGA tour, ranking 438th in the world. With self-deprecating humor, Donegan recounts the days and endless nights he spent on the road with Drummond as they existed on a string of meager tournament checks and chased the elusive "big win" much as Don Quixote and Sancho Panza chased winmills.

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MAYBE IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN A THREE IRON: My Year as a Caddie for the World's 438th-Best Golfer

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A marginally funny exposă of life on the European pro golf circuit. According to Donegan, a Manchester Guardian reporter who masqueraded as a pro caddy during the 1996 European PGA tour, "caddying is ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Lawrence Donegan was born in Scotland and studied politics at Glasgow University. He now works as a journalist for the Guardian and lives in Glasgow.

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