The Bogey Man A Month on the PGA Tour (Ebook kindle) by George Plimpton – Epub, Kindle and eBook



10 thoughts on “The Bogey Man A Month on the PGA Tour

  1. says:

    enjoyed this AGAIN since i'm of a certain age i can remember hearing plimpton's voice and his very dry sense of humor whan he'd be a guest on a show like mike douglas or merve griffin so as i read it was plimpton's voice rattling around in my head completely hilarious look at what it's like to golf with some fun behind the scenes scoop on old timey tournaments like the ones that bing crosby and bob hope were running back

  2. says:

    George Plimpton at his best Funny stories and uips about and from the greatest players

  3. says:

    This is at least the fifth best golf book I've ever read Fantastic writing

  4. says:

    This book deals with the psychology of golf especially the ways a struggling player thinks about the challenges of the game I am a new struggling player and so Plimpton's description of the golfer's body as a monstrous mann

  5. says:

    50 years later after the events this was an interesting read Plimpton's confessions of his bookish approach to

  6. says:

    Plimpton shoots birdies than bogeys with his writing his anecdotes and his ability to purse the nuances of the game such

  7. says:

    Charming enough collection of golfing anecdotes and bonhomie but lacks a cohesive narrative to make it readable

  8. says:

    While not as interesting as the other two Plimpton books I've read The Bogey Man was another humorous adventure for the professional amateur a

  9. says:

    Plimpton had a self deprecating style that is endearing however in this book its painful uite honestly But his brief encounters with the greats of the game are worth the read Palmer Nicklaus and others in their prime almost 50 years ago Plimpton had a world of courage to do all the sports exploits he attempted and this was perhaps his most vulnerable project

  10. says:

    Fun but not enough for a book I enjoyed the personal trials and tribulations that plimpton went through on the golf course A few too many diversions into dreams and fantasies

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Plimpton will interest even the man who can't tell a pitching wedge from a putter This is really a book about a kind of madness with rules and anyone can appreciate the appeal of George Plimpton at his best Funny stories and uips about and from the greatest players

Review The Bogey Man A Month on the PGA Tour

The Bogey Man A Month on the PGA Tour

That Newsweek THE BOGEY MAN remains arguably the funniest book on golf ever writtenGeorge Plimpton here joins the pro golf circuit for a month of self imposed torture in the name Plimpton shoots birdies than bogeys with his writing his anecdotes and his ability to purse the nuances of the game such as the yips caddy yore the dissection of bad shots and the personalities of the game In the meantime readers sympathize with the author s own limitations in playing the game supporting the statement of why golf retains popularity it is so easy to be bad at it Plimpton s candor that weaves among the narratives is most compelling and this factor elevates the dry humor saturating the book At times some of the stories stray a bit from the author s actual play among the pros in various tournaments but overall the book holds attention

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Of bringing professional sport to the sphere of the average man Arnold Palmer Dow Finsterwald Wlater Hagan and others populate this intriguing classic candid view from the first t While not as interesting as the other two Plimpton books I ve read The Bogey Man was another humorous adventure for the professional amateur as he takes on the world of the pro am and by extension that of the professional golfer He seemed to delve less deeply into the world of big stars of golf although amusing sidebars about golf writing and a fanciful short story add color and liveliness to this book