For more than 35 years, John 'Hoppy' Hopkins covered the biggest stories in golf, from Major Championships to Ryder Cups and Amateur competitions. During these four decades, he wrote about all the golfing greats and covered the biggest stories of the times. Collected together here for the first time are the very best of his articles, covering a diverse range of golfing stories, from the most memorable of the 120 major championships he covered to his writing on amateur tournaments including the Walker Cup and the Presidents' Putter, as well as profiles and interviews of the finest players to grace the sport. The articles are arranged month by month - giving a unique perspective on the golfing calendar, the changing seasons and stories throughout the golfing year. Perfect reading for John's many fans, and a fascinating portrait of the game's recent history, Hoppy on Golf is the ideal gift for any golf fanatic.
Publisher: Elliott & Thompson Limited
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 35 mm
...author Hopkins "is a throwback to the grace Old World charm of Bernard Darwin, and both golf and the craft sports writing are far better for it." --"A Walk in the Park "