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

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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The 2018 Pebble Beach Homeowner’s Tournament

On December 19, we played in the Annual Pebble Beach Homeowner's Tournament at Pebble Beach Golf Links.  The competition is a foursome team event with each contestant playing their own ball.  The two best balls are then selected to determine the team score for the...

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Update “Through the Green” or “Shameless Marketing”

We had a conversation with my publisher yesterday and were surprised to hear that "Through the Green" was ranked No. 500 on Amazon in the Sports Genre category and  92 in the genre of Non Fiction Sports and Travel.  On Kindle the similar ranking was 70.  The publisher...

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The Match??

The Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelsen event occurred on Black Friday.  Readers of this blog that intended to pay $19.95 to watch these two duke it out for $9M (winner take-all) were few and far between.  Some brilliant marketing executive at AT&T conceived this idea...

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Letter from New Zealand-Volume 2

I've played 3 rounds at the Kauri Cliffs golf club and the word "cliffs" is clearly operable.  The course is impossible to walk in my view but there are some brave souls that do it with a push cart or a caddy.  There's lots of distance between the holes and...

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