The Bogey Man: A Month On The Pga Tour

byGeorge PlimptonForeword byRick Reilly

Hardcover | April 26, 2016

The Bogey Man: A Month On The Pga Tour by George Plimpton
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George Plimpton chronicles his month spent on the PGA tour in THE BOGEY MAN, now repackaged and including a foreword by Rick Reilly and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton Archives.

What happens when a weekend athlete--of average skill at best--joins the professional golf circuit? George Plimpton, one of the finest participatory sports journalists, spent a month of self-imposed torture on the tour to find out. Along the way, he meets amateurs, pros, caddies, officials, fans, and hangers-on. In THE BOGEY MAN,we find golf legends, adventurers, stroke-saving theories, superstitions, and other golfing lore, and best of all, Plimpton's thoughts and experiences--frustrating, humbling and, sometimes, thrilling--from the first tee to the last green.

This intriguing classic, which remains one of the wittiest books ever written on golf, features Arnold Palmer, Dow Finsterwald, Walter Hagan, and many other golf greats and eccentrics, all doing what they do best.
George Plimpton(1927-2003) was the bestselling author and editor of nearly thirty books, as well as the cofounder, publisher, and editor of theParis Review. He wrote regularly for such magazines asSports IllustratedandEsquire, and he appeared numerous times in films and on television.
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Title:The Bogey Man: A Month On The Pga TourFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:304 pages, 8.5 X 5.88 X 1 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 8.5 X 5.88 X 1 inPublished:April 26, 2016Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316326267

ISBN - 13:9780316326261

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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