18 Holes with Bing: Golf, Life, and Lessons from Dad by Nathaniel Crosby, John Strege

By Nathaniel Crosby, John Strege

During this love letter to his father, former specialist golfer Nathaniel Crosby stocks thoughts of Bing Crosby at the golfing path, and the teachings he taught him concerning the online game and approximately existence. With a Foreword by means of Jack Nicklaus.
"Bing Crosby was once a superb ambassador for our video game, in addition to a good man," hails longtime buddy and golfing accomplice, Jack Nicklaus. The liked singer and famous person was once additionally a rare instructor who instilled an abiding ardour and mastery of the sport in his youngest son, Nathaniel. successful the U.S. beginner at nineteen, Nathaniel went directly to compete in high-level specialist tournaments for his whole life.
In 18 Holes with Bing, Nathaniel introduces us to the Bing Crosby he and his kinfolk knew—not the cherished singer who performed golfing, yet a golfer who sang to pay his nation membership dues. Nathaniel stocks specific tales approximately this American icon golf, operating, and fidgeting with probably the most well-known humans in history—royalty, titans of undefined, stars of degree and monitor, and champions of the golf green, together with Bob desire, Dwight Eisenhower, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, and Louis Armstrong. on the book's middle is an intimate account of a father and a son—how a mutual love of golfing shaped a good emotional bond.
Full of anecdotes, vignettes, and reminiscences of Bing's time at the path, the tournaments he created and later backed, and the consistent encouragement he confirmed his son, 18 Holes with Bing honors this celebrated golfer, entertainer, and father, and illuminates his lifestyles as by no means ahead of.

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If ignorance be wiped out the confusion will cease to exist and the true knowledge will be unfolded. By remaining in contact with realised sages the man will gradually lose the ignorance until its removal is complete. The eternal Self is thus revealed. “The disciple surrenders himself to the master. That means there is no vestige of individuality retained by the disciple. If the surrender is complete, all sense of individuality is lost, and there is thus no cause for misery. The eternal being is only happiness.

Talks, 266). The same question turns up repeatedly. “ ‘I am Brahman’ is only a thought. Who says it? Brahman himself does not say so. What need is there for Him to say it? Nor can the real ‘I’ say so, for ‘I’ always abides as Brahman. To be saying it is only a thought. Whose thought is it? , the ‘I’-thought. Remain without thinking. ” (Talks, 202). So what should one think of when meditating? 28 Hunting the ‘I’ “What is meditation? It is the expulsion of thoughts. You are perturbed by thoughts which rush one after another.

Continuous practice gives the necessary strength of mind to engage in meditation. “Meditation differs according to the degree of advancement of the seeker. If one is fit for it one might directly hold the thinker, and the thinker will automatically sink into his source, namely Pure Consciousness. ”(Talks, 453). ’ The answer is: “Both amount to the same. Those unfit for investigation must practise meditation. In this practice the aspirant forgetting himself meditates ‘I am Brahman’ or ‘I am Siva’; thus he continues to hold on to Brahman or Siva; this will ultimately end in the residual Being as Brahman or Siva, which he will realise to be the Pure Being,...

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