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By Dylan Dethier

ISBN-10: 145169363X

ISBN-13: 9781451693638

ISBN-10: 1451693648

ISBN-13: 9781451693645

A “winning” (Parade) and “well-conceived” (The New York Times) account of 1 teenager’s solo trek to play golfing in all the decrease forty-eight states—“two elements coming-of-age tale, one half golfing commute experience, and one half survival try” (Golfweek).

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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