Straight Down the Middle is a humorous and insightful account of journalist and former-18-handicap golfer Josh Karp's quest to achieve inner peace and improve his golf gameall through the art of Zen. Assisted by a quirky roster of excellent practitioners of esoteric, Eastern-fueled, nontraditional golf instruction, Karp embarks on a unique journey across the fairways of North America (and Scotland, of course!) that's as funny as it is illuminating. A golf story in the tradition of The Legend of Bagger Vance, Straight Down the Middle is a blend of helpful tips and hilarious memoir that's a must-read for golfers of all stripes and plaids.
|Publisher:||Chronicle Books LLC|
|Product dimensions:||5.70(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)|
|Age Range:||13 - 18 Years|
About the Author
Josh Karp first played golf in the 6th grade and became one of the worst players on very bad high school and college golf teams. Karp is a journalist and the author of A Futile and Stupid Gesture. He lives in Glencoe, Illinois, with his wife and four kids.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The writer is a seeker of golf insights and wisdom. I am also a seeker, but not terribly successful in the Find Dept. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and would have loved to have some of the experiences he writes about. I thoroughly enjoyed this book.