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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Tees Off on Golf,9781592233823

Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Tees Off on Golf

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ISBN13:

9781592233823

ISBN10:
1592233821
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/26/2005
Publisher(s):
Portable Press
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Summary

This time Uncle John's gives Canadians a leg-numbing instalment on the great game of golf. Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Tees Off is an endlessly informative and humorous swing through golf's history, philosophy, courses, players, equipment, fashion and flubs. A special feature provides the seven best golf tips of all time.Whether a serious pro, a weekend duffer or just a fan of the sport, the reader will find this book as satisfying as a hole-in-one.

Author Biography

The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market—Throne Sitters—and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.

Table of Contents

Because the BRI understands your reading needs, we've divided the contents by length as well as subject.
Short-a quick read
Medium-2 to 3 pages
Long-for those extended visits, when something a little more involved is required
* Extended-for those leg-numbing experiences
GOLF 101
Short
Free Advice
31(15)
Golf 101: Etiquette
46(71)
Golf Tips From
117
Medium
Golf 101: Handicap
101(27)
Long
Know Your Golf
128(127)
Golf 101: The Clubs
255
WEIRD WORLD OF SPORTS
Short
Par for the Curse
56(33)
Keep Your Shirt On
89
Medium
Off Course
13(34)
Strange Lawsuits
47(30)
Very Superstitious
77(30)
Animal Magnetism
107(19)
Urban Legends
126(32)
Scandal!
158(17)
The Ghosts of Golf
175(46)
The 20th Hole
221(32)
Off Course
253
BIRTH OF THE GAME
Short
Old Tom Morris
172
Medium
Ancient Origins of Golf, Part I
17(66)
Ancient Origins of Golf, Part II
83(96)
Ancient Origins of Golf, Part III
179(54)
Long
Scotland's Game: A Timeline
233
NOT UP TO PAR
Short
Duffers Anonymous
185(43)
G#$-%&*@! (Flubbed It!)
228
Medium
G#$-%&*@! (Flubbed It!)
37(24)
Teed Off
61(63)
Hell Holes
124(26)
The Fine Art of Throwing
Your Club
150(65)
Teed Off
215
GREAT PERFORMANCES
Short
Big Shots
20(12)
The Comeback Kid
32(58)
Record Book
90(45)
Tree's Company
135(17)
Record Book: LPGA
152(55)
Record Book
207(71)
Incredible Comeback
278
Medium
Fantastic Finishes
53(27)
It's A Hole In One!
80(89)
Super Shots
169(44)
Big Shots
213
ORIGINS
Short
Word Origins
12(85)
Medium
Bags, Shoes, and Carts
97(50)
Golf "Fashion"
147(50)
Join the Club
197(72)
Time for Tee
269
Long
A Dimpled History of the Golf Ball
243
POP SCIENCE
Medium
The Skywatchers
23(36)
Goofy Golf Gadgets
59(40)
Ask The Experts
99(39)
Golf in the Year 2000
138(43)
Golf and the Environment
181(50)
Golf in the Year 2000
231
Long
The Physics of Golf
161
MOUTHING OFF
Short
Golf is
11(31)
For the Love of Golf
42(24)
Chi Chi Rodriguez
66(16)
Head Games
82(14)
The Golfer's Wit
96(24)
Wei? Oui!
120(24)
The Golfer's Wit
144(24)
Golf Is
168(28)
The Greats of the Game
196(31)
Golf And God
227(11)
Dressed to Kill
238(14)
The Amateurs Speak
252(12)
Random Thoughts
264
GOLF RULES!
Short
New Rules
237
Medium
Armchair Officials
33(36)
Revenge of the Rulebook
69(104)
Curious Rules
173
CHAMPS
Short
Here's to the Ladiess
71(106)
Babe
177
Medium
The Golden Bear
15(34)
Slammin' Sammy
49(56)
The Hawk
105(16)
More Great Ones
121(34)
The King
155(38)
The Tiger Timeline
193(24)
More Champs
217(24)
The Squire
241(21)
Sir Walter
262
FORGOTTEN HISTORY
Short
Wartime Rules
104
Medium
The Color Barrier
39(18)
The Bagmen
57(61)
The First Rules
118(87)
Caddie Lore
205(3)
Long
The Color Barrier, Part II
208
THE MODERN ERA
Medium
The History of the USGA
28(85)
The U.S. Open
113(28)
The Walker Cup
141(50)
Amateurs
191
Long
The British Open
73(150)
The Ryder Cup
223(24)
The Masters
247
DO YOU SPEAK GOLF?
Medium
Chili Dips & Albatrosses
21(46)
Doglegs & Frog Hairs
67(48)
Gator Grips & Hosels
115(38)
Jiggers & Loopers
153(36)
Niblicks & Pot Bunkers
189(40)
Range Balls & Shag Bags
229(42)
Texas Wedges & Zoysia
271
PUBLIC LIVES
Short
Despot Duffers
178(81)
Hollywood Hacks
259
Medium
Rags to Riches
51(35)
Hollywood Hacks
86(97)
Bing and Bob
183(96)
Long
* The Golfer-in-Chief
279
ON THE TOUR
Medium
Mutiny on the Golf Tee
63(73)
PGA Week
136(64)
Staying A Golf Pro
200
Long
How To Become
A Golf Pro
91(174)
Women's Golf
265
WORDPLAY
Short
How'd You Get Your Nickname?
27(45)
Poetry in Motion
72(7)
Par Har Har
79(92)
Tee Hee Hee
171(49)
How'd You Get Your Nickname?
220
Medium
Golf Guffaws
25(235)
Fairway Funnies
260
FUN & GAMES
Medium
Bingo-Bango-Bongo
35(130)
Pasture Golf
165(74)
Variations on a Game
239(34)
Long
The History of Miniature Golf
273
THE TRAVEL SECTION
Short
Golf Trek
157
Medium
Land Mines and Crocodiles
44(159)
Let's Play Gorufu!
203
Long
Legendary Links
109
ODDS & ENDS
Short
Uncle John's Page of Lists
43(45)
A Better Golf Book?
88(45)
Medium
Links Quiz
133(12)
Golf Library
145(41)
Golf Movie Guide
186(99)
Uniquely Golf
285


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