A golf hall of fame, shame, and arcane. From the Links showcases
golfOCOs greatest moments, taking us from the ancient links of
Scotland in the 1800s to the sins of Tiger Woods and Jack
NicklausOCOs youngestever Grand Slam. Whimsical tales of the
gameOCOs giants sit alongside ditties about less stellar toilers.
Stories of triumph, holes-in-one, hilarious gaffes, heart-racing
final rounds, trailblazing careers, monumental breakdowns and other
incredible events no reader will ever forget: the moment when Jack
?The Golden BearOCO Nicklaus and Gary ?The Black KnightOCO Player
were attacked by killer bees; the heart-warming victory of Babe
Zaharias in the 1954 US WomenOCOs Open Championship, just one month
after cancer surgery; the incredible sight of four holes-in-one on
the same hole in under two hours in the 1989 US Open. Golf has a
singular capacity to bring out the very best and the very worst in
its many enthusiasts, with all sorts of mishaps and high jinks
colouring the space between tee and green. In From the Links,
Joshua Shifrin affectionately guides us through the rich tapestry
of golfing history with tale after notorious, infamous and beloved
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