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.
An Amateur’s Lifelong Dedication to the Game
2017 NEXT GENERATION INDIE BOOK AWARDS FINALIST – SPORTS/FITNESS RECREATION
Join the fun in this celebration of all things golf—a series of life stories, vignettes, and essays from the perspective of an ordinary player who simply loves the game. Joe Bronson has played golf for the past 40 years at courses all over the world—from 84 of the top 100 US venues to England, Scotland, Ireland, Italy, France, Portugal, Spain, China, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, and even Israel. His book includes an account of the hardest holes and the most enjoyable holes he has played, as well as insights into the current state of the game. From his first round of golf at age 25 to reaching a handicap of four, this dedicated player’s passion for the game shines through in his entertaining yet informative collection of Golf Chronicles. The book also discusses the current state of the game and some recommendations as to how it can be improved. A surprise ending is also in store for the reader who dares to dive into the final story.
Through the Green
Golf Shots, Spots and Stories – Inspirations and Aspirations
2019 CIPA EVVY AWARD – 2nd Place Sports/Fitness Non-Fiction
Through the Green is Joseph Bronson’s second book on the game of golf. Joe’s writing about golf is to bring the game to the amateur with insights that really impact all players. Joe comments on the current state of the game and then immediately delves into playing Pebble Beach hole by hole. Many golfers from all over the world have Pebble Beach on their bucket list. The book proceeds hole by hole how an amateur or a professional would play the course. There is an entire section on Bandon Dunes and selected courses in Ireland. The book then provides an in-depth commentary of the major championships of 2017 in a very unique and detailed manner. A big surprise is the section on driving ranges and practice areas. An entire section discloses the hardest, most enjoyable and worst golf holes he has ever played. The book concludes with a fictional short story of a senior amateur player trying to qualify for a USGA championship. This may have been a one-time personal goal that will remain unfulfilled.
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