Talking on Tour : The Best Anecdotes from Golfs Master Storyteller

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Synopsis: A deluxe gift book for golf lovers!Over the past decade, golf's master storyteller has shared with golf fans heartwarming off-the-cuff stories that truly capture the essence of America's most popular sport. He brought together living legends, past champions, and current top-of-the-leader-board stars in eight entertaining volumes of the greatest true golf stories ever told. Now Wade compiles the best of these stories in Talking on Tour, a handsome volume that golfers everywhere will wan for their own sports library.Here is a sampling of the humorous anecdotes in Talking on Tour :POLITICIANSReporters asked former First Lady Barbara Bush for her reaction to the news that her husband was going to play in the Bob Hope Desert Classic along with President Clinton and former President Gerald Ford."Isn't there already enough violence and bloodshed on television?", she said.CADDIESA group of wealthy Arab businessmen wearing traditional headdresses arrived at the Old Course at St. Andrews for a round of golf. At the completion of his round, one handed his caddie, an elderly Scotsman, a generous tip."Thanks very much, your Excellency," said the caddie. "And I hope your head feels better."AMY ALCOTTAmy Alcott is one of the great characters in women's golf­­ -- or in all of golf, for that matter. Not the least of her attributes is a wicked sense of humor and a great sense of comic timing. One day she called a writer friend to tell him that she'd just been named the top female Jewish athlete in the United States."Congratulations, Amy," the friend said. "That's great. Who'd you beat?""Some fencer from Brandeis," she deadpanned.

From the Back Cover: For over a decade, Don Wade has entertained us with many captivating collections of sometimes hilarious, sometimes moving, but always true golf stories in his best-selling "And Then Jack Said to Arnie . . ." series. Indeed, Wade has truly established himself as one of golf's master storytellers. Now he has selected the absolute best stories from the eight previous volumes and showcased them in one deluxe edition.

Talking on Tour is filled with heartwarming, off-the-cuff stories that classically capture the essence of America's most popular pastime. You'll read about Sam Snead's historic round with former Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill; Tom Weiskopf's faux pas when he met Great Britain's Princess Margaret; Bobby Jones's heroic struggle with the disease that wasted his body and eventually claimed his life; Tommy Bolt's struggles (in vain) to control his temper; and the universal trials and tribulations, joys and frustrations of golfers, from the game's greatest champions to the hackers among us. This essential omnibus celebrates the people, the camaraderie, and the great spirit of the game.

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