Summer Reading

The 10 best books in the rich history of golf literature

George Plimpton once observed that the smaller the ball, the better the prose. His theory does seem to make sense: What was the last great story you read about bowling?

So if you're looking for a good read this summer while you're sitting on the beach, lolling on the hammock or camping out for a tee time, pick up one of the following 10 books, which are the best in the game's extensive library.

The list includes works that are instructive, humorous, illuminating and inspiring. And all are downright entertaining. If you haven’t read the books on this list, you are missing out on a significant portion of golf’s rich tapestry.

So get yourself to a library, bookstore or You won’t be disappointed.




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