This is the story of a person like any one of us who moves on from sports like cricket and hockey to golf, getting delight from the game; wins the long drive as a beginner and starts practice with just two balls and a club which help him in his accuracy and precision. A must read for the millions of persons interested in golf.
The earliest writings about golf as we know it today are not to do with the rules of the game, but of its banning in the 15th century by the King of Scotland - apparently it interfered with archery practice! Scotland gave the world the modern game of golf, but it took an additional 400 years for the game to become popular outside its ancestral home. Since then the popularity of golf has grown and it now stands proud as one of the most popular, and lucrative, sports worldwide.
As a professional educator, Bill found it natural to collect the pearls of wisdom of his golf mates from scenic Granite Pointe Golf Course in Nelson, British Columbia. Advice was and is freely given every Thursday night. The advice will resonate with golfers everywhere as it speaks to the very obvious problems which every striker of the ball faces when looking down at the ball and then to the hole in the ground which the ball should seek to find. "Should" is the operative word. Bill is the author of 101 Nifty Ideas for High Schools, A Baby Boomer's Guide to "I Remember When" and Golf Solved: Simply Doing the Obviously Simple to Improve Your Golf Game.