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Preferred Lies: A Journey to the Heart of Scottish Golf

by Andrew Greig

Paperback £8.99
Published 18th April 2007, 304 pages
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A book about golf that will appeal to both players and non players, by Scottish poet and novelist.

Surely golf is a game for posh people, country clubs and networking businessmen, for unfortunate sweaters, politics and trousers? Andrew Greig grew up on the East coast of Scotland, where playing golf is as natural as breathing. He sees the game as the great leveller, and has played on the Old course at St Andrews as well as on the miners’ courses of Yorkshire.

He writes about the different cultural manifestations of the game, the history, the geography, the different social meanings, as well as the subjective experience, the reflections between shots. He plays alone, with friends and brothers, with ghosts. He is looking for the essence of golf, the pure heart of it, which can be found, Andrew Greig believes, on the free 9 hole course on North Ronaldsay.

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Preferred Lies: A Journey to the Heart of Scottish Golf
by Andrew Greig

ISBN
9780753821565

Publisher
Orion Publishing Co

Binding
Paperback

Publication date
April 18, 2007

Dimensions
19.6cm x 13.0cm x 2.2cm

Page count
304 pages