golfstolemybrain

Golf Stole My Brain by Dale Concannon

9781784187699. Metro Books

 

According to the legendary Sam Snead, golf is the most frustrating sport of all. 'One day you are up on Cloud Nine and the next day you couldn't scratch a whale's belly,' he once famously said. Like many of us who play the game, he understood that few sports offer more opportunity to make complete fools of ourselves than golf.

For anyone from the most celebrated professional to the lowliest hacker, it can appear deceptively easy at times, and virtually impossible at others. Highlighting the idiosyncratic nature of the game and the often messianic fervor of those who play it, this collection of unique and often amusing tales will have you shaking your head in disbelief. From the European Ryder Cup star who claimed his rental house was haunted, to the German farmer who filed a lawsuit against a nearby golf club claiming they had 'murdered' thirty of his cows, absolutely nothing is out-of-bounds...

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