Golf Books Worth Reading: A Life Well Played by Arnold Palmer

By Ryan Watson


With the current coronavirus pandemic disrupting both professional and recreational golfers, it's a great time to brush up on your reading with some of the great golf books on offer. Today we look at the life of a legend told in his own words. 

A Life Well Played by Arnold Palmer

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Arnold Palmer’s memoir A Life Well Played recounts his long and eventful life on and off the course. Published in 2016, the year the golf world lost “Arnie”, the book is a poignant reflection on a life well lived. Not only is it full of stories and anecdotes of his decades on the PGA Tour, the book also spends time looking at Palmer’s personal life. His love of people and expansive charity work shines through the narrative, and the book is perfect for any fan of the game. 

 

 

About The Author

Ryan Watson is a freelance sportswriter and history professor. He has been an avid fan of golf since his father signed him up for golf camp as a young child. Ryan enjoys following the professional game and learning about new equipment and gadgets.

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