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Golf’s Strangest Rounds

Extraordinary but true stories from over a century of golf

Andrew Ward



ISBN: 9781910232934

Price: £ 7.99

Publication date: 14 April 2016

ISBN: 9781911622000

Price: £ 9.99

Publication date: 2 August 2018

Series: Strangest

Category: Sports

‘The most eccentric golf book ever’ Sports and Leisure Magazine

Golf’s Strangest Rounds is an absorbing collection of bizarre tales from the lengthy annals of the sport’s history. There are stories of tragedy, eccentricity, tactical slipups and ones that defy categorization altogether – meet ‘Mysterious Montague’, for example, of the world’s best golfers but a man who refused ever to compete in a tournament. You’ll find plenty of golfing greats here – Gene Sarazen, Chip Beck, Greg Norman, Nick Faldo – all of whom have played their parts in irrational finishes, record rounds and famous freak shots. The tales within these pages are bizarre, fascinating, hilarious and, most importantly, true.

This brand new edition, redesigned in splendid hardback for 2018, is the perfect gift for any golf fanatic.


Word count: 45,000


Sports fanatic, journalist and inveterate chronicler of the weird, Andrew Ward is the author of Football’s Strangest Matches, Cricket’s Strangest Matches, Golf’s Strangest Rounds, Bridge’s Strangest Games and Horse Racing’s Strangest Races.