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NYC Sports Writers Night in Queens Adds Kevin Cook of Sports Illustrated

It’s back! After dazzling NYC to thunderous applause last wonter, the Dean of NYC Sports Writers, Ralph Wimbish and the one and only Jeff Neuman wil join host Jay Flemma of Cybergolf once again for a night of readings, interviews, Q&A, book signings shaking hands and kissing babies (or is that kissing hands and shaking babies, I never can remember!), and...

Book Review – John Hopkins’s “Fore!”

It’s only happened twice in my ten years as a golf writer: when the mail came to my law office, a golf book arrived and I dropped what I was doing to start reading it. The first time was Dan Jenkins’s Jenkins at the Majors. It was on my desk at 3:30 p.m. and by the time I looked up it was 11:00. This time it was John Hopkins’s Fore! – like Jenkins...

In Honor of the Game of Thrones Season Four Premiere – Golf and Game of Thrones

WHICH GOLF COURSE IS WHICH GAME OF THRONES LOCALE? THE EYRIE, WESTEROS – May the Old Gods and the New protect us, winter is coming. Around here, that means little or no golf for two to three months – longer for my poor readers who live on I-90! What a life for them! – as much as six months of hitting off mats at golf domes, lots of nonsensical, silly season...

The 2013 Jazzy Awards – Best Sports Writing – Kevin Cook, The Last Headbangers

While it was a lean year for sports books (and golf books in particular), former Sports Illustrated editor Kevin Cook provided us with one for the ages, a true instant classic. His new book, “The Last Headbangers,” traces the NFL from the Immaculate Reception, Franco Harris’s miraculous, last-second, shoestring catch and touchdown romp against the...

Book Review – Golf Architecture, A Worldwide Perspective Vol. Six

It’s a banner day here at AWITP and Cybergolf, as I have become a published print author yet again. Full Swing Golf Publishing and Paul Daley have released Golf Course Architecture: A Worldwide Perspective Volume Six, and my chapter on the Links Course at Lawsonia is prominently featured. Daley does a phenomenal job of covering the globe in each volume of this...