My Usual Game chronicles DavidOwen's funny and enlightening quest to come toterms with a game that has frustrated and fascinatedhim ever since he was a child. Follow Owen as herescues his swing at golf school, spends a weekwith the inventor of the modern golf club, nearlywins a three-day Pro-Am at a tournament on the PGATour, travels with three golf-crazed friends totacky Myrtle Beach, follows Fred Couples and PaulAzinger at the Ryder Cup, and discovers what may bethe darkest secret of the golf swing: The differencebetween a slice and a draw is a certain number ofbeers.
My UsualGame is a hilarious and wonderfully literatetour through the sometimes peculiar culture of thisvery popular sport. Golfers of all ages willdiscover My Usual Game for many yearsto come. It is destined to become a classic ofgolf literature.
"Owen's droll asides are as memorable as a chip-in birdie."--People
"Mr. Owen's style might be best described as part John Updike and part Johnny Miller."--Newsweek