Kevin Robbins will discuss Harvey Penick: The Life and Wisdom of the Man Who Wrote the Book on Golf

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Kevin Robbins will Present his New Hardcover Harvey Penick: The Life and Wisdom of the Man Who Wrote the Book on Golf.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Kevin Robbins is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism.  He spent 22 Years as a Writer for daily newspapers, including the Austin American-Statesman, (Memphis) Commercial Appeal and St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  His work has appeared in Sports on Earth, The New York Times, espnW, and Texas Monthly, and has twice been listed in The Best American Sports Writing.  He lives in Austin, Texas.

ABOUT THE NEW BOOK:  The first-ever biography of the iconic and beloved golf coach who caddied for Francis Ouimet, played with Ben Hogan, competed against Bobby Jones, shaped Ben Crenshaw, and distilled his golf wisdom into the"Little Red Book, "granting simplicity to a vexing yet beloved sport Millions of people were charmed by the homespun golf advice dispensed in "Harvey Penick's Little Red Book, " a sports classic that went on to become the best-selling sports book of all time. Yet, beyond the Texas golf courses where Penick happily toiled for the better part of eight decades, few people knew the self-made golf pro who coaxed the best out of countless greats Tom Kite, Ben Crenshaw, Betsy Rawls, Mickey Wright all champions who considered Penick their coach and lifelong friend. In"Harvey Penick, "Kevin Robbinstells the story of this legendary steward of the game. From his first job as a caddie at age eight to his ascendance to head golf pro at the esteemed Austin Country Club to his playing days when he competed with Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen to his mentorship of some of golf's finest players, Penick studied every nuance of the game. Along the way, he scribbled his observations and anecdotes, tips and tricks, and genuine love of the sport in his little red book, which ultimately became a gift to golfers everywhere.

DATE & TIME:  Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM

LOCATION:  Rainy Day Books in The Fairway Shops, 2706 W 53rd Street, Fairway, Kansas 66205

EVENT FORMAT:  Kevin Robbins will Present his New Hardcover Harvey Penick: The Life and Wisdom of the Man Who Wrote the Book on Golf with the audience.  A Booksigning will follow the Discussion.

ADMISSION PACKAGE (ADMITS ONE OR TWO):  $28.00 plus Kansas Sales Tax includes One Hardcover of  Harvey Penick: The Life and Wisdom of the Man Who Wrote the Book on Golf

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Your Order will ship within a Day or two of the Event.  All Books are packed in bubble wrap and shipped in boxes.  International customers, E-mail Mailbox@RainyDayBooks.com for a shipping quote.  We ship using United States Postal Service International Priority Mail.

DISCLAIMER:  All Author Event sales are final and non-refundable.  Kansas Sales Tax is charged on all Orders, regardless of destination.  Unless otherwise indicated, Authors will only sign Books purchased from Rainy Day Books accompanied by a Stamped Autographing Admission Ticket.  Additional Signed Books are available for purchase at our Author Event.

Event date: 
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Rainy Day Books in The Fairway Shops
2706 W. 53rd Street
Fairway, KS 66205

AUTOGRAPHED BOOK ONLY: One Author Autographed Hardcover of Harvey Penick: The Life by Kevin Robbins.


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