My Usual Game

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My Usual Game

Adventures in Golf

By David Owen

Main Street Books, Paperback, 9780385483384, 288pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 1996

My Usual Game chronicles DavidOwen's funny and enlightening quest to come toterms with a game that has frustrated and fascinatedhim ever since he was a child. Follow Owen as herescues his swing at golf school, spends a weekwith the inventor of the modern golf club, nearlywins a three-day Pro-Am at a tournament on the PGATour, travels with three golf-crazed friends totacky Myrtle Beach, follows Fred Couples and PaulAzinger at the Ryder Cup, and discovers what may bethe darkest secret of the golf swing: The differencebetween a slice and a draw is a certain number ofbeers.
My UsualGame is a hilarious and wonderfully literatetour through the sometimes peculiar culture of thisvery popular sport. Golfers of all ages willdiscover My Usual Game for many yearsto come. It is destined to become a classic ofgolf literature.

Praise For My Usual Game

"Owen's droll  asides are as memorable as a chip-in  birdie."--People

"Mr. Owen's style might be best described as part  John Updike and part Johnny  Miller."--Newsweek

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