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1 Adams, Mike; Tomasi, T. J. (with Mike Corcoran) BREAK 100 NOW - From Hacker to Golfer in Just 90 Days
New York Harper Perennial 1998 0062734806 / 9780062734808 First Softcover Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
166 pp. (vii) Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings. The Chapters are: Here's the Plan; It's in the Bag - or Sometimes It's the Arrow not the Archer; The Short Road to Success; Course Management for Dummies - and a Few Tips on the Subject for Smart People Like You; The Full Shots - Getting Ready is the Most Important Part; Swinging for Power - You Swing the Club and the Club not You Hits the Ball; Practice - Forget the Excues We've Heard 'em All - If You Don't Practice You Won't Improve - Here's How to Do It Without Wasting Your Time; and It's Time to Stop Reading and Start Doing. 
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2 Byers, Mary BREAKING 100:- A Celebration of Women's Golf 1894 - 1994 - The Toronto Golf Club
Toronto Dundurn Press 1995 1550022555 / 9781550022551 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 
135 pp. Oversized softcover. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: From Tea to Tee - The First Twenty Years 1894 - 1914; The Ladies Come to the Fore 1914 - 1939; The War Years 1939 - 1945; Back to the Tee 1946 - 1960; After the Ball 1960 - 1980; Breaking 100 1980 - 1994; and Play Away; followed by an appendix and an index. 
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3 Cooper, Alice (Vincent Damon Furnier) (with Keith and Kent Zimmerman) ALICE COOPER - Golf Monster
New York Three Rivers Press - Random House 2007 0307382915 / 9780307382917 First Soft Cover Edition Paperback Near Fine 8vo 
260 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white and colour photographs. Alice Cooper's autobiography, all mixed up with a love for golf, the Contents are: Introduction: Alice Cooper Plays Pine Valley: Welcome to My Nightmare; The Fabulous Furniers; Black Slacks and a Tight Windsor Knot; The First Step of Golf Addiction: Be a Good Imitator; James Bond The Beatles and Cortez High; Earwigs and Spiders; L.A. Dreams and the Draft; The Second Step of Golf Addiction: It Don't Mean a Thing if You Ain't Got That Swing or, On Being an Amateur vs Becoming a Pro; The Birth of Alice; Frank Zappa Syd Barrett and the GTOs; Managers and Record Deals; The Third Step of Golf Addiction: Play for the Right Reasons; Motor City Migration; Eighteen - the Chicken and the Snake; The Fourth Step of Golf Addiction: Let the Adrenaline Flow; School's Out Forever; Alice as Macumba; The Fifth Step of Golf Addiction: Play on the Road - Play All Over the World; The New Millionaires; Sold-out Arenas; Welcome to My Nightmare; The Sixth Step of Golf Addiction: Confront Your Demons and Defeat Them; The Lair of the Vampires; Rocky - the King - Clouseau - the Dali - and Groucho; The Seventh Step of Golf Addiction: Play with Those Who Inspire You; Hanging with the Legends in Hollywood; From the Inside; More Fog More Blood; The Eighth Step of Golf Addiction: Replace the Bad Addiction with the Good Addiction; I Am Not Worthy; The Ninth Step of Golf Addiction: Construct a Spiritual Support System That Works for You; The Importance of Being Alice; The Tenth Step of Golf Addiction: Learn How to Play Through; Ely and Alice; The Eleventh Step of Golf Addiction: Pay Attention to Innovation and Technology; Prodigal Son; Snakes Stars and Swords; and The Twelvth Step of Golf Addiction: Keep on Rockin; followed by appendices: Alice's Golf Clinic: 15 Tips for Achieving Your Best Game; and an index. 
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4 D'Antonio, Michael TIN CUP DREAMS - A Long Shot Makes It on the PGA Tour
New York Hyperion 2000 0786864974 / 9780786864973 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xx) 300 pp. Quarter-bound with green cloth on green boards; lettered in gilt on the spine. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Not Tiger Woods; Less Than Zero; The Caddie; Show Time; El Caballo; Turnabout; The Grinder King; Lobster in Moline; Sleepwalking in Jackson; Not the Only Thing; and A Tour of His Own. 
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5 Ford, Doug (preface by Julius Boros) THE WEDGE BOOK
South Norwalk, Connecticut Golf Digest 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Very Good 8vo James McQueen; 
126 pp. Pale blue cloth lettered in black on the front panel and spine; small black pictorial on the front panel; illustrated with black and white photographs and with black and white drawings by James McQueen. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket with some darkening around the edges of both the dustjacket and the book; faded on the spine of the book; very slight fading on the spine of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. Former Masters and PGA champion Doug Ford presents the first complete analysis of the pitching and sand wedges. The Contents are: Preface by Julius Boros; Introduction: Meet Doug Ford - Mr. Wedge by Gerard J. Pfarr; Meet the Wedge - a Friend; Grip, Stance and Swing; The Pitch Shot; High and Low - Cut and Punch; Trouble - Wedge; More Trouble Shots; The Right Sand Wedge for You; The Basic Sand Shot; Sand, Sand Everywhere; Trouble Shots from Sand; Be a Tiger; and Chatting About Golf. 
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6 Graham, Deborah; Stabler, Jon THE 8 TRAITS OF CHAMPION GOLFERS
New York Simon and Schuster 2000 0684869055 / 9780684869056 First Softcover Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
206 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Subtitled: How to Develop the Mental Game of a Pro. The Chapters are: Introduction: The GolfPsych Way; Focus; Abstract Thinking; Emotional Stability; Dominance; Tough Mindedness; Confidence; Self Sufficiency; and Optimun Arousal; followed by an Epilogue. 
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7 Greenwood, George W. (introduction by Henry Cotton) GOLF - Really Explained - Foulsham's Sports Library
London W. Foulsham 1953 Second Edition Paperback Very Good Very Good 16mo 
91 pp. Undated; appears to be circa 1953. Softcover in a dustjacket, illustrated with line drawings and black and white photographs. Light edge and corner wear on both the dj and the book; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Reducing One's Handicap; On Choosing Clubs - Advice and Suggestions; No. 1 Wood - The Driver; No. 2 and No. 3 Woods - Brassey and Spoon - and No. 4 Wood; Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 - The Iron Clubs; Nos. 5 and 6 Irons - Mashie and Spade Mashie; No. 7 Iron - Mashie Niblick; No. 8 Iron - The Niblick; No. 10 Iron - The Wedge; On Putting; In to Out; Slogans of Champions; Correct Conduct - Things to Observe; and The Rules Simplified - Do's and Don'ts. 
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8 Hallberg, William (editor) (Owen Johnson; Charles Van Loan; Bernard Darwin; Holworthy Hall; F. Scott Fitzgerald; Ring Lardner; P. G. Wodehouse; E. C. Bentley; Carolyn McCormick; Jerry Bumpus; John Updike; James Kaplan; Charles Dickinson; Andre Dubus) PERFECT LIES - A Century of Great Golf Stories
New York Doubleday and Company 1989 0385247389 / 9780385247382 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xiv) 364 pp. Quarter-bound with Navy blue cloth on cream-coloured boards with a small blind-stamped pictorial on the lower right corner of the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; teal endpapers; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper; no other interior markings. This includes three trading cards from the 1991 Pro Set PGA set: Tom Watson; Roger Maltbie; and Mark Calcavecchia. This anthology contains: Even Threes by Owen Johnson; The Man Who Quit by Charles Van Loan; The Wooden Putter by Bernard Darwin; Dormie One by Holworthy Hall; Winter Dreams by F. Scott Fitzgerald; A Caddy's Diary by Ring Lardner; The Heart of a Goof by P. G. Wodehouse; The Sweet Shot by E. C. Bentley; The Satisfaction by Carolyn McCormick; Our Golf Balls by Jerry Bumpus; Golf Dreams; and The Pro by John Updike; The Mower by James Kaplan; My Livelihood by Charles Dickinson; An Afternoon with the Old Man by Andre Dubus; Putting and Gardening by William F. Van Wert; Sunday Under Par by Walker Percy; The Year of Getting to Know Us by Ethan Canin; The Valley of Sin by Lee K. Abbott; Caddies' Day by Jeanne Schinto; Hustle by Les Standiford; Zen Golf by Gordon Weaver; and A Perfect Day for Golf by Toby Olsen. 
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9 Hendren, J. THE KNOCK GOLF CLUB LIMITED - A History 1895 - 1982
Northern Ireland The Knock Golf Club Limited 1982 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
104 pp. Bound in green leather; decorated in gilt on the front panel; green endpapers; illustrated with black and white and colour photographs, drawings, diagrams and maps. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; faintly stamped "complementary" on the front pastedown; no other interior markings. The contents are: Introduction by J. Hendren; President's Letter by H. O. McMurray; Captain's Letter by Bill Cochrane; Immediate Past Captain's Letter by J. L. Gorman; The Course in 1982; Minutes to Minutes - The Minutes; What Might Have Been; The Saga of the R.A.F. Building; Clubs Within the Club; H. H. Fitzhugh; Honours; Club Honours; Claire Nesbitt - Golfing Honours; and Afterword by J. Hendren. 
Price: 24.15 CDN
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10 Hensle, Terry W.; Chmiel, David (editors) GOLF AFTER 50 - Playing Without Pain
United States Rodale 2006 1594860793 / 9781594860799 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 8vo Nancy Heim; 
(xxv) 230 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Nancy Heim. The Contents are: Preface; Introduction; Aging, Diet and Exercise: What You Should Know; Equipment: Does It All Come Down to Which Sticks You Pick?; Flexibility and Strength Training: How to Do It and Not Overdo It; Skin Care: Protect Yourself from Sun Damage; Eye Care: See Your Way to a Better Game; Allergies: Playing Through the Sneezing; Chronic Back Pain: How to Manage It and Still Win Your Side Bets; Shoulder Pain: How to Keep Carrying Your Own Bag; Golfer's Elbow: Curing a Pain That's Named for the Game; Knee Pain: What to do When the Game Brings You to Your Knees; Hip Replacement: So Your Clubs Aren't the Only Things Made of Metal; Achilles Tendon Injuries: Your Other Achilles' Heel - Besides Your Short Game; Foot Pain: Get Back to Walking 18 Holes; Wrist and Hand Pain: Keeping a Grip on the Golf Club; Heart Disease: When Your Ticker Isn't Up to Par; Heart Surgery: Get Your Heart Back in the Game; Prostate Problems: Surviving Something Scarier Than a 40-Yard Bunker Shot; Breast Surgery: Preserving Your Health and Your Game; Menopause: When Your Hot Flashes Set Off the Lightning Horn; and Conclusion; followed by an index. 
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11 Hiaasen, Carl THE DOWNHILL LIE - A Hacker's Return to a Ruinous Sport
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2008 0307266532 / 9780307266538 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
207 pp. Pink boards with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface; Dawn of the Dead; The Last Waltz; Toad Golf; Monkey Golf; Total Relapse; Lesson One; Outside Agitators; Emotional Rescue; Gimme Shelter; Turtle Golf; The Loneliest Number; The Mystic Link; De-Grooving the Waggle; Launch Control to Major Dork; Gulag California; The Anniversary Stomp; Blue Sundays; Rodent Golf; The Tiger Beat; Camp Ernie; Master of Disaster; Emerald Pity; No Such Luck; Strokes of Fate; and The Sweet Spot. 
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12 Houghton, George GOLF ADDICT GOES EAST
London Country Life Limited 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo George Houghton; 
142 pp. Green boards lettered in gilt on the spine; cover art and interior black and white drawings by the author. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. During his golf trip, he flew 24,600 miles and played some fifty courses in India, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Japan and Hong Kong. The Contents are: Away We Go... in a Purring Jet; Happy Bombay Breed; Contrasts - and a Pinch of Salt; Thailand with a Smile; Bangkok - and Englishmen Go Out in the Mid-day Sun; Chinese Crackers in Hong Kong; Hong Kong Has a Shangri-La; Land of the Golfing Dragon; Escape to Harihan; How Golf Started in Japan; Hirono, Talk, and a Mild Rebuke; Dindo and Wack Wack; Philippines Fly-Around; Song of Singapore; Side Issues on the Equator; The Fanatics of Kuala Lumpur; Shorty, Tom, and the Cameron Highlands; and Round-Up. 
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13 Huston, Mervyn J. GOLF AND MURPHYS LAW
Edmonton, Alberta Hurtig Publishers 1981 0888302088 / 9780888302083 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Graham Pilsworth; 
157 pp. Green boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Graham Pilsworth. The Chapters are: Murphy's Law; Basic Principles; The First Tee; The Fairway; The Rough; Sand Traps and Water Hazards; Putting; Equipment; Preparations; Retroactive Adjustments; Deportment; The Administration; The Home Front; and The Nineteenth Hole. 
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14 Lohren, Carl (with Larry Dennis) ONE MOVE TO BETTER GOLF
New York Signet Books - New American Library 1976 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Anthony Ravielli; 
152 pp. Light edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Anthony Ravielli. The Contents are: Introduction by Deane Beman; Preface: How Hogan's Swing Led Me to the Move; The Move - What It Is and How to Make It; Why the Move Works; How the Move Accomplishes Golf's Fundamentals; How to Prepare for the Move; Applying the Move to the Short Game; and How to Make the Move Work on the Course. 
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15 Marshall, Keith B. THIS FOR THE HALF - Rough Tales from the Fairway
London Sphere Books 1989 0747404305 / 9780747404309 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Graham Thompson; Ron McLeod; 
193 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Graham Thompson; interior line drawings by Ron McLeod. This contains fifty essays originally printed in Golf Monthly, along with a foreword by Malcolm Campbell. 
Price: 5.45 CDN
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16 McCleery, Jonathan (foreword by Bruce Green) THE GOLFER'S STROKE-SAVER SYSTEM - A Revolutionary New Program to Reduce Your Golf Handicap
Victoria, Australia Viking O'Neil 1991 0670902845 / 9780670902842 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(ix) 84 pp. Trade paperback format. Wear on the corners with a crease on the upper right of the front cover and an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings and diagrams. The Chapters are: Introduction: The Development of the Stroke-saver system; The Stroke-saver System Explained; Keeping a Record on Your Scorecard; The Stroke-saver System Record Book; Making the Stroke-saver System Work for You; Objectives Goals and Strategies; and Using Graphs to Monitor Your Improvement; followed by Appendix 1: Fundamentals of the Golf Swing; and Appendix 2: Causes and Cures of Common Problems. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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17 Nielsen, Leslie; Beard, Henry LESLIE NIELSEN'S STUPID LITTLE GOLF BOOK
New York Doubleday and Company 1995 0385475985 / 9780385475983 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
132 pp. Quarter-bound in green cloth on green boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; green endpapers; headband. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: First Things First and Vice Versa; A Little Career Guidance; The Grip; The Stance; What Do You See; Looking Up; Just for Beginners; Don't Think; The First Fundamental; Don't Practice Longer - Practice Smarter; Which Club; Are You Swinging Hard Enough; Playing in the Wind; Caveat Golfor; The Right Elbow; Wanna Bet; Cut Those Long Putts Down to Size; The Lesson Tee; Winter Rules; A Raw Deal; Luck; The Outer Game of Golf; The Importance of Footwork; Go Figure; The Eight Bad Shots of Golf and How to Make Them Work for You; A Foolproof Way to Knock at Least Six Strokes Off Your Score; Casual Timber; Addressing the Ball in the Fairway; The Ideal Foursome; Tools of the Trade; Why You Should Always Go for It; Mr Know It All; A Useful Tip; Handicaps; The All Time Leader in Penalty Strokes; How to Play Your Best Bad Golf; Outclubbing Your Opponent; Match Play; Habeas Golfballus; Drive for Dough; A Story by Bill Clinton; You Could Look It Up; A Matter of Some Gravity; How to Score; Some Good Advice; A Crazy Ruling; Second Things First; The Power of Positive Putting; Don't Quit on the Shot; Taking Relief; How to Add Fifty to One Hundred Yards to Your Drive; How to Miss Putts Like a Pro; Bunker Play; One from the Heart; Mind Over Muff; Tempo Fugit; Roll the Cameras; You da Jerk; Insensitivity Training; The Game of Life; The Four Forbidden Words of Golf; A Thought; Stop Me if You've Heard This; If I Ran a Resort; A Mystery; Courtesy First; Why Can't I Play Like Greg Norman; Those Special Moments; The Man in the Mirror; When to Play Golf; and If You Play Bad Golf You're My Friend. 
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18 Player, Gary (with Michael McDonnell) (foreword by Arnold Palmer) TO BE THE BEST - Reflections of a Champion
London Sidgwick and Jackson 1991 0283060077 / 9780283060076 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(viii) 165 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with colour and black and white plates. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This is the intensely private story of a very public sporting hero. It is Gary Player's own account of his rise to the top, from a humble childhood in Johannesburg to multi-million dollar status as a golf legend. It reveals the personal traumas of his life, the death threats because he was a South African. And on his way to golf immortality, he made enemies. Tom Watson and Johnny Miller to name two of them, both accusing him of infractions. And Player gives his own side of things. Along the way, he won nine major titles and was a member of the Big Three, along with Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus. The Contents are: Foreword by Arnold Palmer; I Know You Can Hear Me; It's Never Over Till It's Over; The Big Three... and Other Heroes; The Watson Affair and Other Skirmishes; I Can Do All Things; Vivienne; The Man in Black; A Crisis of Confidence; The Luckier I Get; The Lighter Side; He's My Brother; No Pain No Gain; My Kingdom for a Horse; Secrets of a Horse Trader; The Fruits of Success; The Evolution of a Golf Swing; The Secrets of a Great Golf Course; and Onwards; followed by an Appendix: Gary Player US Tour Career Earnings; Gary Player US Seniors Tour Earnings; The Dominant Years of the Big Three; Gary Player in the Majors - Top Ten Finishes; Gary Player in the Seniors; Notable Wins; Golf Courses Designed by Gary Player; Other Achievements; Victory Records; Miscellaneous Records; and an index. 
Price: 38.45 CDN
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19 Smith, Peter PLAY WINNING GOLF - Golf Skills and Tactics - The Art of Improving Your Game: Golf Quick Tips; How to Play Par Threes; How to Play Par Fours; How to Play Par Fives; Beat the Hazards
England CLB - Colour Library Books 1994 1858332834 / 9781858332833 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo 
80, 96, 96, 96, 96 pp. Peter Smith learns from professional golfers around the world. Five volumes bound in glossy pictorial boards, illustrated with line drawings, and presented in a hard glossy pictorial slipcase: Golf Quick Tips - Over 60 Improvements Shown; How to Play Par Threes - Learn Judgement and Accuracy; How to Play Par Fours - Foundations of a Good Score; How to Play Par Fives - Tactics for Success; and Beat the Hazards - Succeeding the Professional Way. Very light rubbing at the corners; no interior markings. 
Price: 43.95 CDN
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20 Snead, Sam (with George Mendoza) (foreword by Bob Hope) SLAMMIN' SAM - An Autobiography
New York Donald I. Fine 1986 091765787X / 9780917657870 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
238 pp. Green boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This includes a dropped-in trading card from Pro Set in 1991 featuring Sam Snead's All Time PGA Victories and his 1990 Senior Tour Statistics. 
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