An Amateur's Lifelong Dedication to the Game


Golf Chronicles
was written out of the passion for the game and to raise funds to support university golf programs, The First Tee and other youth organizations that support golf in the community. 100% of the proceeds go to these programs.

Through the Green covers a number of special golf venues from Pebble Beach, Bandon Dunes, Ireland as well as the 2017 PGA Tour major championship.  The book concludes with a fictional short story about a retired executive who attempts to win a USGA major championship.

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Golf Chronicles
An Amateur’s Lifelong Dedication to the Game


Through the Green

Golf Shots, Spots and Stories – Inspirations and Aspirations

If you’re a golfer, you’ll love these books for author Joseph Bronson’s passionate description of the game.  He is meticulous in his detailing of the philosophical nature of golf and his insights into major world competitions.  His descriptions of the variety of courses he himself has played are entertaining and inspiring.  You will want to book your next tee time as you experience his descriptions of some of the greatest courses in the world.

For the golf widow or widower, the books will help you understand why your loved one spends so much time on the course.  Through the Green also extends the reach with a complete discussion on golf driving ranges and practice areas are over the world.  This game is about so much more than hitting a ball around acres of neatly trimmed grass.  The dedication required to improve your performance is the same as that which any goal in life requires.

The books are multicultural as the world itself and also a microcosm of life.  Expansive and intimate, this game has something for each part of us and for all of us together.

Help Support University Golf Programs

Golf Chronicles was written out of the passion for the game and to raise funds to support university golf programs, The First Tee
and other youth organizations that support golf in the community. 100% of the proceeds go to these programs.

Help Support Youth Golf

About the Author

Joe Bronson leveraged his successful business career  that enabled his ability to play golf all over the world and he was also lucky enough to be the only golfer in the executive suite.  Joe is a member of Monterrey Peninsula Country Club in Pebble Beach, California and Cordevalle Golf Club in San Martin, California.  He previously held membership in Mannings Heath Golf Club in West Sussex, England.  He has played 87 of the top 100 courses in the United States and has played in England, Scotland, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Ireland, France, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand and even Israel.  He is determined to get better and has been taking lessons for the last three years.

He routinely publishes his blog covering PGA, LPGA or amateur events and lively topics of the day in the world of golf.  His intention is to give the reader insights that you would never experience in the media or the golf publication.

Golf Chronicles Blog

AT&T Pro-AM–Winter Comes to Pebble Beach

The AT&T Pro-AM has always had a checkered reputation for bad weather conditions but 2019 set a new standard.  I believed that we have had a pretty good run of warm sunshine and benign conditions generating envy throughout the rest of the country.  It's the one...

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Super Golf Sunday

Pebble Beach It's hard to write about a tournament (Phoenix Open)  that you can't watch.  We are here in Pebble Beach and lost power for almost a day from Friday AM to Saturday night.  Extreme wind and rain have blasted the Monterrey Peninsula causing significant...

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PGA Tour Stop–Torrey Pines, Putting with the Pin

The Farmer's Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Justin Rose nailed his 10th PGA Tour victory with a methodical run of the mill, ho-hum mastery of the South Course at Torrey Pines in San Diego.  The South Course is the last venue where Tiger Woods won a major championship...

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Winter/Mission Hills Golf in China

January is the worst month of the year.  It's a natural downer coming off the Christmas and  all the other holiday festivities.  The weather doesn't bother us in December but after New Year's Day, the gloom sets in.  The days are shorter and in Europe, particularly...

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Note from the UK

The professionals are in Hawaii blasting tee shots 350 yards and further in the brilliant sunshine and perfect conditions.  The PGA Tour in Hawaii requires a birdie fiesta--par just isn't a good score there.  Gary Woodlands went into the final round last week  with a...

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The Year in Review

It seemed to me that golf treaded water in 2018 with some momentum offset by the continued decline in interest in the younger segments of the population which is really the future of golf.    The most significant factor to positively impact the game's popularity was...

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