Wit and Wisdom of Bobby Jones

Wit and Wisdom of Bobby Jones

by Bob Jones IV
     
 

Sportsmen continue to marvel that Bobby Jones’s legacy remains unparalleled in golf history. One of the many secrets why that is emanates from the fact that Jones was more than the consummate champion golfer. He is equally celebrated as the quintessential gentleman of golf and a hero as a human being. No doubt, Jones’s keen intellect separates him from

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Overview

Sportsmen continue to marvel that Bobby Jones’s legacy remains unparalleled in golf history. One of the many secrets why that is emanates from the fact that Jones was more than the consummate champion golfer. He is equally celebrated as the quintessential gentleman of golf and a hero as a human being. No doubt, Jones’s keen intellect separates him from others. This collection of Bobby Jones’s wit and wisdom is ample evidence that his philosophy of golf and life is relevant even today. Who can quarrel with such timeless gems as:

No putt is too short to be despised.

No one ever swung too slowly.

The “enemy” in golf is tension.

The first aim of form is simplicity.

Some emotions cannot be endured with a golf club in your hands.

Golf is a game of inches played between the ears.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932202090
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/19/2003
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Stanley L. Matthew is a trial lawyer and lives in Tallahassee, Florida. He has authored nine previous books and is considered to be the leading historian on Bobby Jones. He was a featured speaker at a number of Bobby Jones Centennial events in 2002.

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