Book Review: Confessions of a Golfaholic - A Guide to Playing America's Top 100 Public Golf Courses
Like most avid golfers, I’m interested in the “Best of ...” lists published by major golf magazines. Unlike most golfers, my opinion of courses currently has an influence on several of these lists, as I am a course rater. It’s a very cool gig for someone who loves the game and is interested in course architecture
How about a cooler gig - like playing each Top 100 course (according to GOLF Magazine’s2010 rankings) and writing a book about the experience? Paul Laubach did just that.
In what can only be considered a quick (if not envious) read for golf fans, “Confessions of a Golfaholic - A Guide to Playing America’s Top 100 Public Golf Courses” chronicles Laubach’s journey - from conception to completion.
Interview with Paul Laubach
Interview with Golf Addict Paul Laubach
Golfaholic races to play top 100 courses
There are those who like golf. There are those who love it. And then there is Paul Laubach.
Blissfully obsessed, good-naturedly compulsive, Laubach, a La Costa Resort member from Encinitas, has his own warning signs in his new book, “Confessions of a Golfaholic”:
If you can read a Stimpmeter; bonus points if you own one.
If you know how slope is calculated.
If the ringtone on your phone is the Masters theme...
Stu Taylor Interviews Golf Addict Paul Laubach
A self-proclaimed "Golf Addict," Paul Laubach leads an unusual life. Listen to the interview below.
10 Best Books for Golfers
"If you're a golfer like me who falls asleep reading another "can't-miss" golf tip -- but loves a good yarn -- then check out my 10 favorite golf books. They're good reads for you or great gifts for the golfer in your life."
Photo by Jason Scott Deegan