By Dylan Dethier
Shortly ahead of his freshman yr of faculty used to be set to start, seventeen-year-old Dylan Dethier—hungry for an experience past his small town—deferred his admission and, “like Jack Kerouac and Ken Kesey ahead of him, packed his used vehicle and meager lifestyles reductions and trigger to work out and write approximately the United States” (ABC News/ Yahoo). His aim: play a around of golfing in all of the reduce forty-eight states.
From a gritty municipal direction in Flint, Michigan, to rubbing elbows with Phil Mickelson at Quail hole, Dylan could spend a outstanding yr exploring the spectacular number of the nation’s golfing courses—and its humans. Over twelve months, thirty-five thousand miles, and numerous nights on my own in his dusty Subaru, Dylan showered at truck stops, slept with an ax below his seat, and misplaced his virginity, touring “wherever the line took him, with golfing as a automobile for figuring out the United States” (The manhattan Times). the result's a ebook that “would be thought of wonderful paintings through any author, not to mention one so younger” (Maine Edge).
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18 in America: A Young Golfer's Epic Journey to Find the Essence of the Game by Dylan Dethier