NC Sports Annotated Topical Bibliography
Borton, B. The Endless Fairway: The golfer's guide to the Carolinas.
Directory and information guide on golf courses in North Carolina. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994. ISBN 0-671-74335-X
Coop, R.H. Mind Over Golf: How to use your mind to lower your score.
Dr. Richard Coop is a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and writes the "Mind on Golf" column for Sports Illustrated. Includes writings by Bill Fields editor of Golf Digest, and a foreword by PGA great, Payne Stewart. New York: MacMillan Publishing Company, 1995. ISBN 0-02-527830-4
Esquinas, Richard. Michael & Me: Our Gambling Addiction...my cry for help!
Esquinas tells all in this celebrity filled account of golf with Jordan and the Dream Team. Discusses Jordan's gambling habits on the golf course. San Diego, Calif.: Athletic Guidance Center Publishing, 1993. ISBN 0-9637177-1-5
Floyd, R. From 60 yards in: How to master golf's short game.
A noted winning North Carolina golfer gives tips on the short irons game. Good read for golfers. New York: Harper & Row, 1989. ISBN 0-06-616075-6
Fox, William Price. Golfing in the Carolinas.
Winston-Salem: John F. Blair, 1990.
Green, Ron. From Tobacco Road to Amen Corner: On Sports and Life.
Award winning Charlotte Observer columnist compiles his greatest articles on Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Football, Boxing, Racing, Pool and Politics. Covers some of the outstanding sports heroes in North Carolina. A superb collection of columns. Asheboro, N.C.: Down Home Press, 1990. ISBN 0-9624255-9-1
Guest, Larry. Arnie: Inside the Legend.
Candid profile of Palmer's life on the course and behind the glamour of the PGA Tour. Orlando, Fla.: Tribune, 1993. ISBN 0-941263-92-4
Harville, Charlie. Sports in North Carolina: A Photographic History.
One page biographies of inductees into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame spanning 1963-77. Includes a listing of professional athletes from North Carolina through 1976 (MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL and NASCAR). Also details a history of high school athletics and a brief history of 39 colleges and universities in the state. Extensive photographs of professional golfers, tennis players and bowlers from North Carolina are featured as well. Norfolk, Va.: Donning Co. Publishers, 1977. ISBN 0-915442-41-8
Lazenby, Roland. Carolina Golf: The 1988 Guide to North and South Carolina.
A color pictorial guide to North and South Carolina golf courses with an outstanding directory of the pertinent yardage and description of these courses. A bit dated, but pictures, courses, and most information is still current. Roanoke, Va.: Full Court Press Inc., 1988.
McCormack, Mark. Arnie: The Evolution of a Legend.
McCormack gives a vivid look at his friend, Wake Forest graduate Arnold Palmer, before he achieved PGA fame. A detailed appendix provides a round-by-round summary of his career through 1966 and a comparison of his record against Nicklaus, Snead, etc. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1967. LOC 67-22939
Nicklaus, Jack and Ken Bowden. Jack Nicklaus: My Most Memorable Shots in the Majors.
Nicklaus gives tips in the context of actual shots he played in major championships. Book published for his colleagues at Winston-Salem's RJR Nabisco. New York: Golf Digest, 1988. ISBN 0-8129-1750-2
Pace, L. Pinehurst Stories: A celebration of great golf and good times.
Great coverage of Pinehurst courses and stories. Excellent overview of Pinehurst golf. Pinehurst, N.C., 1991. ISBN 0-9630688-0-6
Palmer, Arnold. Arnold Palmer: My Game and Yours.
Palmer's most instruction oriented book. Includes color visuals and chapters on the grip, the swing, relaxation and concentration. Helpful hints from a golf legend and former Wake Forest great. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1963. LOC 65-15025
Palmer, Arnold. Golf Tactics.
Palmer suggests that tactics and attitude are the key to improving the game of the golfer who has mastered the fundamental strokes. Included here is a nine hole strategy guide for three handicap levels: 7-12, 12-18, 18 and up. Deals with the tactics used on different holes. New York: McCall Publishing Company, 1970. ISBN 0-7182-0869-2
Palmer, Arnold. A Personal Journey.
The life story of a Wake Forest golfer who won 92 tournaments and was the first to reach the million-dollar mark in tourings. Classic photos and coverage of all major championships. An excellent biography. San Francisco: Collins Publishers, 1994. ISBN: 0-00-255468-2
Palmer, Arnold. Play Great Golf: Mastering the Fundamentals.
A "how-to" book teaching the five fundamentals of golf including grip, address, take-a-away, head position, and acceleration. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, 1987. ISBN: 0-385-24301-4
Palmer, Arnold. Situation Golf.
Palmer takes the reader on hole-by-hole instruction based on Handicaps 7-12, 12-18 and 18 and up. The focus is on concentration, confidence, competitive urge and capacity for enjoyment. It offers various situations in golf and their solutions. New York: McCall Publishing, 1970. LOC 76-106995
Palmer, Arnold and Bob Drum. Arnold Palmer's Best 54 Golf Holes.
Black and white and color photos and layouts of the PGA's most difficult holes are included interspersed with Palmer's personal memories of each. New York: Doubleday & Company, 1977. ISBN 0-385-05259-6
Palmer, Arnold and Peter Dobereiner. Arnold Palmer's Complete Book of Putting.
A thorough guide to putting including nuances of the PGA's best on the green. Also includes an appendix of putting rules and etiquette. Arnie, Wake Forest graduate and PGA legend, at his best. New York: Atheneum, 1986. ISBN 0-689-11624-1
Palmer, Arnold and William Furlong. Go For Broke!
Palmer describes the most challenging shots over his career, explaining the differences between being bold and playing recklessly. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1973. ISBN 671-21478-0
Tufts, Robert. The Scottish Invasion.
Former USGA president prepares a manual for all attending the 1962 National Amateur at Pinehurst. Pinehurst, N.C.: Pinehurst Publishers, 1962.
Willard, M. The Insider's Guide to Golf in the Carolinas.
Title page is an apt description which comments on the Carolina's greatest golf layouts. Manteo, N.C.: The Insider Guide, 1995. ISBN 0-912367-87-3
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