The Heart of a Goof (Penguin books)

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9780140020489: The Heart of a Goof (Penguin books)

"Golf (resumed the Oldest Member) is the Great Mystery. Like some capricious goddess, it bestows its favours with what would appear an almost fat-headed lack of method and discrimination ... Men capable of governing empires fail to control a small, white ball, which presents no difficulties whatever to others with one ounce more brain than a cuckoo-clock. Mysterious, but there it is." A classic collection of golfing disasters and triumphs, moments of elation and despair in the hearts of golfers and young lovers ...

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A Golf collection

From his favourite chair on the terrace above the ninth hole, The Oldest Member tells a series of hilarious golfing stories. From Evangeline, Bradbury Fisher’s fifth wife and a notorious ‘golfing giggler’, to poor Rollo Podmarsh whose game was so unquestionably inept that ‘he began to lose his appetite and would moan feebly at the sight of a poached egg’, the game of golf, its players and their friends and enemies are here shown in all their comic glory.

About the Author:

PG Wodehouse was born in Guildford, Surrey, in 1881 and educated at Dulwich College. He was created a Knight of the British Empire in 1975 and died on St Valentine's Day in the same year at the age of ninety-three.His novels are translated into every language and are frequently adapted for radio and television. In Jeeves and Wooster he created two of the best known and best loved characters in twentieth century literature.

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