Presidential Lies: Illustrated History of White House Golf

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Presidential Lies: The Illustrated History of White House Golf captures all the great stories, funny anecdotes, and details about the presidential treks to the green with lively writing and one-of-a-kind photographs. Read why John F. Kennedy was so secretive about his trips to the links, how Richard M. Nixon played as if he were beating a carpet hung behind him, and how Dwight D. Eisenhower went out on the course after the Soviets shot down an American spy plane. The authors' research has uncovered countless ...
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Overview

Presidential Lies: The Illustrated History of White House Golf captures all the great stories, funny anecdotes, and details about the presidential treks to the green with lively writing and one-of-a-kind photographs. Read why John F. Kennedy was so secretive about his trips to the links, how Richard M. Nixon played as if he were beating a carpet hung behind him, and how Dwight D. Eisenhower went out on the course after the Soviets shot down an American spy plane. The authors' research has uncovered countless never-before-heard tales of the Presidents' antics on the links. Presidential Lies even has a chapter handicapping each President's game and ranking them from best to worst. So if you think your work is stressful, and you use golf to unwind, read about the men who have held the toughest job in America. With its revealing details and entertaining photos, Presidential Lies is a fascinating glimpse at golf's grip on our nation's highest office.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780028612584
  • Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/1/1996
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.38 (w) x 9.57 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: Why Is Golf the Game of Presidents? 1
2 William Howard Taft: The Presidential Pioneer 17
3 Woodrow Wilson: The Crisis Golfer 35
4 Warren G. Harding: A Lust for the Links 51
5 Calvin Coolidge: Parsimony, Not Par 69
6 Franklin D. Roosevelt: Yes, He Did Play Golf 79
7 Dwight D. Eisenhower: Two Terms on the Golf Course 93
8 John F. Kennedy: A Closet Golfer 117
9 Lyndon B. Johnson: In the Land of the Eternal Mulligan 137
10 Richard M. Nixon: You Don't Have to Be Good to Play Well 151
11 Gerald R. Ford: Duck, Here Comes the President 169
12 Ronald Reagan: The Gipper Goes Golfing 185
13 George Bush: Golf in the Express Lane 199
14 Bill Clinton: The Happy Golfer 217
15 Hoover, Truman and Carter: The Three Renegades 235
16 Handicapping the Presidents: How Do They Rank as Golfers? 243
Bibliography 249
Acknowledgments 261
Index 265
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