Gift Guide

And God Said, "Tee It Up!": Amusing and Thought-Provoking Parallels Between the Bible and Golf

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (14) from $1.99   
  • New (5) from $11.97   
  • Used (9) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

More About This Book

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780879463854
  • Publisher: ACTA Publications
  • Publication date: 1/28/2009
  • Pages: 206
  • Sales rank: 715,575
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Posted March 5, 2009

    more from this reviewer

    Sport and Spirit

    Claiming to be neither a biblical scholar nor much of a golfer, Graf has written a book about shared mystical connections between "sport and Spirit, links and Lord, game and God." He begins with the significance of the number four in the Bible and golf: four evangelists, four major tournaments of the Grand Slam, and four big names in the sport (Ben, Arnie, Jack, and Tiger). Each set of four, Graf writes, "elicits memories of miracles."

    The First Hole chapter provides a sample of the book's framework. Graf explains that the phrase from Genesis "In the beginning" leads to numerous "connections between holes and holy." And the range of trees and plants created by God "(give) golf course architects plenty to choose from when planning 18 holes." The author goes on to estimate the number of species of "birdies in the sky," fish in the sea, wild animals, and insects. Next he shares spectacular numbers in the game of golf: a drive of nearly 400 yards and Tiger Woods' career winnings ($120 million plus).

    Graf's remaining chapters relate more passages from scripture to unique features of notable golf courses and stories of famous and not so famous players. The breadth of this work is revealed in an index of references to roughly 70 courses around the world, 100 golfers and course designers, and 50 holes and hazards mentioned in the book. Though non-golfers might miss the point, those with an interest in the game are likely to be wowed by And God Said Tee It Up.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)