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.