AS HOGANSAID... The 389 Best Things Anyone Said About How to Play Golf Compiled and Edited by Randy Voorhees A MOUNTAIN LION B O OK Published by Simon & Schuster New York. London Toronto Sydney. Singapore AS HOGANSAID.
Author: Randy Voorhees
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Sports & Recreation
“Hit the ball up to the hole...You meet a better class of person there.” —Ben Hogan No one knows exactly when the first golf quotation was spoken; nonetheless, we can be very sure it was unprintable. The game is a source of endless study, endless fascination, and endless frustration—which has led to an endless pursuit of wisdom about how to play it better. In the game’s 500 years of history, it has drawn the attention of kings and commoners, pros and con men, stylists and butchers, bag-toters and sandbaggers. All have had something to say about the game, its implements, or the impossibility of ever plumbing its inner depths. Randy Voorhees has taken on the daunting task of choosing the best, most helpful, and most entertaining quotations about the game of golf. From Penick to Trevino, from Mackenzie and Wodehouse to Updike and McLean, all the greats of the game are here, with thoughts that will enlighten, entertain, and ensure lower scores. So read, skim, dip, and savor.
I had a friend who said someone had told him that Mr. Hogan thought the 10th hole on the west course there was the best par 3 he ever played. I was curious if it was true, and asked Hank Rojas, who worked in public relations and ...
Author: Jody Vasquez
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Ben Hogan's former ball shagger recounts firsthand stories of the golf legend—andreveals, for the first time, Hogan's Swing Secret, a source of mystery to golfers for more than fifty years. Ben Hogan's pro golf record is legendary. A four-time PGA Player of the Year, he celebrated sixty-three tournament wins and became known as a man of few words and fewer close friends. Most of what we know about Hogan has been based on myth and speculation. Until now. In the 1960s, though Hogan's competitive career was over, he kept the practice habits that made him famous and remade modern competitive golf. He hired seventeen-year-old Jody Vasquez to help. Each day, after driving to a remote part of the course at Shady Oaks Country Club, Hogan would spend hours hitting balls and Vasquez would retrieve them. There, and over the course of their twenty-year friendship, Hogan taught Jody the mechanics of his famous swing and shared his thoughts on playing, practicing, and course management—unknowingly revealing much about his character, values, and beliefs, and the events that shaped them. In Afternoons with Mr. Hogan, Jody Vasquez shares dozens of stories about Hogan, from the way he practiced, selected his clubs, and interacted with other star players to his little-known humor and generosity. Combining the gentle insight of Tom Kite's A Fairway to Heaven (which recalls Kite's golf education under Harvey Penick) with the sage perspective of Penick's own Little Red Book, Vasquez's tribute is funny, poignant, and full of advice for golfers of all levels.
“I brought the monster to its knees,” said Hogan. Sam Snead, who mailed in his scores, again finished second. None of the third-round leaders managed to finish. Billy Tom Riddle, tormented by the sight of his first gallery, ...
Author: Dan Jenkins
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
For the last quarter century, Dan Jenkins has been fixing his cold-eyed stare and wisecracking style on the real-life Billy Clyde and Kenny Lee Pucketts of the sports world. You Call It Sports, But I Say It’s a Jungle Out There is a collection of his best work from Sports Illustrated, Playboy, Golf Digest, and his nationally syndicated column, and includes a stack of new pieces written especially for this book. Jenkins spares no one in his search for the culprits who have taken the fun out of sports: NFL owners and refs, PGA Tour administrators, basketball players who can’t read, tennis players who can’t speak English (or say anything worth hearing when they do). He also finds things worth celebrating: the electric charge given off by Arnold Palmer at his best, the excitement of a truly great college football game, or a real heavyweight champion, like Joe Louis. Overflowing with good ol’ boys, great one-liners, famous sporting events, and barroom tales, this is the best of Dan Jenkins—which is to say, it’s as good as sportswriting gets anywhere.
'I been up these two hours,' replied Hogan, 'It's not so early as all that.' This seemed to amuse the man, because he chuckled and said, 'Well, I reckon that's set me right! “Go to the ant thou sluggard”, as it says in the Good Book.
Author: Harriet Cade
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
When his father is killed and his sister kidnapped following a confrontation with a powerful rancher; it falls to fourteen-year-old Zachariah Hogan to set matters straight. That this would entail his riding with a band of Sioux warriors was something that the boy could not, in his wildest dreams, ever have imagined. So it is that a youngster who has not yet begun to shave becomes embroiled in the last action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
Release on 1893 | by Ontario. High Court of Justice
On the day after the sale was completed , the plaintiff was Robertson , J. in Jackson and Hallett's place of business , and he and Hallett then talked over the matter , and the plaintiff was then told that Hogan had sold out to Singular ...
He's wearing a sweater and an old pair of pants and boxing shoes . ' Got a stamp , Hogan ? ' he asks . ' Give me the letter , ' Hogan said . ' I'll mail it for you . ' ' Say , Jack , ' I said . ' Did n't you used to play the ponies ?
Mr. Von Hogan waited until the Carlucci's ordered their meals before saying, “You have something I want.” The couple looked at each other curiously and Mr. Carlucci said, “We don't have anythingthat would interest you.
Author: Kasey Kizil
Keeping Secrets unveils the struggle and survival of one of the world’s richest and most powerful corporate attorneys, Bonnie Marie Brown. Despite being a hard-nosed, undefeated attorney, Bonnie secretly suffers unbearable abuse at the hands of her husband, world-renowned rhythm and blues singer Gary Anderson. Because Bonnie is so publicly high-profile, she feels she has to please the public and keep her image afloat. In fact, no one, not even her adopted father, knows of the torment Bonnie endures with her charming celebrity husband. Keeping Secrets Volume I unveils the struggles of Bonnie M. Brown from the moment she is shipped from home to home, to her relationship with her mentor Roger Von Hogan, to her childhood romance with rhythm-and-blues singer Gary Anderson. Bonnie’s life is like no other. Journey with her as she travels a road paved with intrigue, murder, deceit and lies.
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Category: Law reports, digests, etc
"Containing all the current decisions of the courts of record of New York State, namely: Court of Appeals, Supreme Court, New York Superior Court, New York Common Pleas, Superior Court of Buffalo, City Court of New York, City Court of Brooklyn, and the Surrogates' Courts" (varies slightly).
56 Gertrude street , and received from Ryan the deed for two dwelling - houses on Taylor street in exchange therefor , " upon condition that said Burton would , within two months from this date , deliver to said Hogan , a deed of the ...
Rigney left the livery stable riding beside Hogan's buggy. He hadn't told the editor what he was going to do largely because he wasn't sure the little man would approve. Hogan would just have to listen to his spiel along with the ...
Author: Wayne D. Overholser
Publisher: Speaking Volumes
"It's all so easy," Billy was thinking. "So nice and easy the way they're playing it. Taking their time to get me out of here. Nobody making trouble. No guns, nothing. Not a bad way to grab a buck... not bad at all... good sun...food... lie in the sun... take a little nap." ...Which was just what they L were waiting for. Here is Wayne Overholser's story of a kid who learned to be a man too soon, and never learned how to run.
Hogan replied , " John ! " 66 What ! " said the other , starting . " You , then , are the young man who unravelled that intricate web of an Mr. Fairman , after you went account yesterday ? away , read us a lecture upon it - mentioned ...
Hogan had taken a shine to Venturi and had told him to call him Ben after Venturi had addressed him as Mr. Hogan. When they arrived at the fourth tee, Venturi had the honor, and he hit his tee shot to within 12 feet of the pin.
Author: David Sowell
Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
Category: Sports & Recreation
Revered as the most prestigious tournament in golf, the Masters commands international attention, even among nongolfers. The first edition of The Masters: A Hole-by-Hole History of America's Golf Classic took the unique approach of tackling Augusta National hole by hole. Each hole had its own chapter, with colorful stories on the greatest shots, biggest disasters, and amazing events that took place on each. David Sowell returns to Augusta now with the second edition of The Masters, adding more history and updating each hole with additional stories of greatness and tales of woe. He addresses Tiger's continued dominance as well as how Phil Mickelson finally got over his majors hump in a major way. Sowell also discusses the changes that have been made to the course in an effort to make it more difficult and shows how those changes have affected play. The legends of the Masters are in full force in this unique and lively look at America's golf classic. From Bobby Jones and Gene Sarazen to Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus to Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, all the greatest Masters moments of the greatest golfers are here in one book. The Masters: A Hole-by-Hole History of America's Golf Classic, Second Edition provides a rich historical view of the course where success breeds legends and where failure can haunt even the most brilliant golfer's career.
”Yes, yes, yes," Hogan said, sounding like an ancient uncle rocking in front of a fire. ”After Paul and I got the call about his wife, we got him at home." ”You heard April had been killed before Dragonette confessed to doing it?
Author: Peter Straub
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Story brings the chilling Blue Rose Trilogy to an astonishing close—secrets unearthed, demons revisited, and mysteries solved. • “A masterpiece…. The most intelligent novel of suspense to come along in years.” —The Washington Post Book World Tim Underhill, now an acclaimed novelist, travels back to his hometown of Millhaven, Illinois after he gets a call from John Ransom, an old army buddy. Ransom believes there’s a copycat killer on the loose, mimicking the Blue Rose murders from decades earlier—he thinks his wife could be a potential victim. Underhill seeks out his old friend Tom Pasmore, an aging hermit who has attained minor celebrity as an expert sleuth, to help him investigate. They quickly discover that Millhaven is a town plagued by horrifying secrets and there is a twisted killer on the loose who is far more dangerous than they ever imagined. Expertly tying together the events of Koko and Mystery, The Throat proves Peter Straub to be the master of the suspense novel.
The voice said, 'Everything OK in there?' Hogan said, 'Why wouldn't it be?' 'I saw the light inside,' the voice said. 'I was worried you had been woken up in the night by a misfortune or a calamity.' It was talking low, but even so it ...
Author: Lee Child
Publisher: Random House
AS FEATURED ON RICHARD & JUDY'S 'KEEP READING AND CARRY ON' 'This is one of his best' - The Times Jack Reacher is back in a brand new white-knuckle read from Lee Child. It's a random universe, but once in a blue moon things turn out just right. In a nameless city, two rival criminal gangs are competing for control. But they hadn't counted on Jack Reacher arriving on their patch. Reacher is trained to notice things. He's on a Greyhound bus, watching an elderly man sleeping in his seat, with a fat envelope of cash hanging out of his pocket. Another passenger is watching too ... hoping to get rich quick. As the mugger makes his move, Reacher steps in. The old man is grateful, yet he turns down Reacher's offer to help him home. He's vulnerable, scared, and clearly in big, big trouble. What hold could the gangs have on the old guy? Will Reacher be in time to stop bad things happening? The odds are better with Reacher involved. That's for damn sure. 'Everyone needs to kick some [butt] sometimes, even if it's just imaginary' JOJO MOYES _________ Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Blue Moon is the 24th in the series. And be sure not to miss Reacher's newest adventure, no.27, No Plan B! ***OUT NOW***
"They'sewan thing that always makes me feel sure iv what Hogan calls th' safety iv our dimmycratic institutions," said Mr. Dooley, "an' that's th' intherest th' good people iv New York takes in a weddin' iv th' millyionaires.
Author: Finley Peter Dunne
Publisher: The Floating Press
Born in Chicago to Irish parents, journalist Finley Peter Dunne struck literary gold with his creation of Mr. Dooley, an Irish immigrant to America who earned his living as a bartender and always had a unique take on the world events of the day. Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen is the second collection of Mr. Dooley essays, drawn from Dunne's newspaper column.
Release on 2000 | by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform
He stated that he did not even recall Poston asking for help in setting up a meeting with Schmidt.881 Hogan stated that “ I cannot imagine that I would be so presumptuous as to ask Schmidt to meet with anyone . . " 882 Hogan did allow ...
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform
A well - meaning friend astounded the Hogans by inquiring , “ How many rounds has Ben played ? ” ' “ I'm just not as well as a lot of people think , ” Hogan said . “ It will be a long time before I even touch a golf club .
To the fourth interrogatory he saith : During the years 1824 and 1823 the said Michael Hogan was consul of the United States for Valparaiso . He was also , during the said years , agent for the Navy Department of the United States for ...
Release on 1956 | by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
He said he had not been able to get any cars through without heaters , and that he had ordered some . I did not ask to look at the orders to verify any of the information . As Mr. Hogan said , it just might be hearsay .
Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
“Ya better do as Hogan tells ya,” he said. “Hogan, he gets impatient, gets real ugly.” Jeremy ignored this remark and turned to face me. “The fever,” he said. “You know what that means?” I nodded. Although I had never been through an ...
Author: Jennifer Wilde
Publisher: Open Road Media
The spellbinding New York Times–bestselling sequel to Love’s Tender Fury follows Marietta Danver as she is captured by pirates in the Caribbean and caught once again between the desires of three very different, passionate men After surviving harrowing twists of fate, Marietta Danver has finally overcome her hardscrabble past. Soon she will be the wife of Lord Derek Hawke, the English aristocrat who fought for his legacy and is about to reclaim his beloved ancestral estate. But in New Orleans, Marietta meets rakish, indigo-eyed Jeremy Bond, who both attracts and intrigues her. Then, on the eve of her voyage back to England, Marietta once more becomes the prisoner of a cruel and capricious destiny. A shocking act of violence shatters her romantic dreams. A prisoner on the high seas, she’s now at the mercy of the seductive and ruthless pirate Red Nick. It is here, on an island far from civilization, where she will again meet Jeremy Bond—a man who will risk his life over and over for the woman he loves. The Marietta Danver Trilogy also includes Love’s Tender Fury and When Love Commands.