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Golf is a good walk spoiled

by George Eberl

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Published by Taylor Pub. Co. in Dallas, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Golf -- Humor.,
  • Golf -- Rules -- Humor.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge Eberl ; foreword by C. Grant Spaeth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV967 .E24 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1561683M
    ISBN 100878337911
    LC Control Number91043044
    OCLC/WorldCa25025897

    A Good Walk Spoiled. Little Brown & Co. | In the highly acclaimed bestseller A Good Walk Spoiled, John Feinstein captures the world of professional golf as it has never been captured ing with the golfers on the PGA Tour, Feinstein gets inside the heads of the game’s greatest players as well as its struggling wannabes. Revisionist History. Rich people and their addiction to golf: a philosophical investigation. Subscribe to Revisionist History. Keep up to date by subscribing to this podcast. Share A Good Walk Spoiled. Share this episode with your friends. This player is hosted by Megaphone, a podcast publishing platform. By using Megaphone's player you are.

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    This variable alone disadvantages golfers on foot. Golfers who prefer walking the course have become the excluded group. It is simply harder and harder to find courses suited to walking or courses where walking even is allowed. The aphorism that golf is a good walk spoiled has taken on an entirely different dimension. (This is generally, but. GOLF A GOOD WALK SPOILED? Let’s bring things to life by statistically testing whether golf is a good walk spoiled. This seems to be an adage dating to from the early ’s where novelist Harry Wilson uses the phrase in his books. Later Mark Twain is associated with the saying, although some say falsely. Either way, I am not a particularly.


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A Good Walk Spoiled is a bit of a reality check. John Feinstein chronicles the struggles of the top golfers in the game, as well as those trying to get onto the PGA Tour. These are gifted players who've devoted their lives to the game, and on any given day they could just flat out stink.4/4(96).

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In this one-of-a-kind collection, golf authority George Eberl recounts the odd and frequently bizarre incidents that result. The comedic possiblilites are broad, given the golf ball's knack for finding places that were not intended for its presence/5.

Although too much of the second half of the book turns into a monotonous replaying of individual rounds of golf, for the most part A Good Walk Spoiled (Twain's description of golf) is an insightful look at one of our best games. It's not A Season on the Brink, but even baseball stalwarts languishing for a.

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Golf, of course, has been defined as a good walk spoiled, and a low comedian once described the game thusly: “You hit a ball as far as you can, and if you find it the same day you have won.” Over the years the adage has been assigned to several prominent individuals.

The novelist Harry Leon Wilson used the quip in and published it in a novel called The Boss Of Little Arcady inby which time he had expanded the jape a little, so the published gag was: “This new game of golf that the summer folks play seems to have too much walking for a good game and just enough game to spoil a good walk.”.

A Good Walk Spoiled: Days and Nights on the PGA Tour, by John Feinstein Feinstein covered, went behind the scenes and traveled with some of the best players in the game to unveil what Tour life is.

A Good Walk Spoiled John Feinstein () Out of Feinstein's strong golf-book lineup, this stands out for the stories he tells of how the pros can be. Mark Twain - Golf is a good walk spoiled. It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it. Genre/Form: Humor Rules Humor: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eberl, George.

Golf is a good walk spoiled. Dallas, Tex.: Taylor Pub. Co., © "Golf is a good walk spoiled" is a quote by famous writer Samuel Langhorne Clemens under the pen name Mark Twain. Twain is known best for his famous works "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." The first of Twain's 28 books, "The.

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This Book of Hours was made at Bruges around the yearand is so named because on one page (the calendar for September) it contains a depiction of a game resembling golf.

In John Feinstien's A Good Walk Spoiled: Days and Nights on the PGA Tour, someone asks Faldo, after his final round in the PGA, if his failure to win a major last year was a problem with his putter.

"The problem, " Faldo said, "was with the puttee."/5(79). A round of golf is a good 4, hours, so if you play 37 times a year, that’s more than hours on the course, the equivalent of weeks of work.

By the way, these are understatements. They don’t include the time spent driving to the course, warming up, getting changed, having a drink.

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