Fore! Play: The Last American Male Takes Up Golf

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G.K. Hall & Company, 2001 - Humor - 261 pages
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Why is an Emmy Award-winning CBS News commentator and author whacking plastic balls in a grade school gym with an instructor? Bill Geist has just become possibly the last American male to take up golf. Here golfer wannabe Bill Geist goes to a golf expo, where predators sell everything from performance golf socks to "techno-tees" guaranteed to improve your game. He competes in the Bad Golfers Association Tournament, as well as a U.S. Blind Golfers Association Tournament -- and loses. He skillfully analyzes Tiger Woods' game and offers insider tips, such as "Every so often skip a hole".

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Bill Geist humorously portrays the agony and the struggles of "Everyman's" attempts to enter the world of golf. The laughter helps to ease the psychological and psychic pain of trying to learn how to ... Read full review

Contents

My Fairway?
9
A Life in the Rough
22
Possibly the Last American Male Takes Up Golf
31
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Bill Geist has been a correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning since 1987. He has won two Emmys for his work on the show. He wrote several books including Little League Confidential, The Big Five-Oh, Fore! Play, and Way off the Road. He co-wrote Good Talk, Dad: The Birds and the Bees... and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have with his son Willie Geist.

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