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Funny and Humorous Golf Books

Funny and Humorous Golf Books

Funny and Humorous Golf Books

While golf is generally considered a serious sport, there tends to be quite a few gaffes and humorous moments in-between the competitive spirit.  Below, we’re going to discuss and review the best funny and humorous golf books.  While not all of these books are accurate or truthful, you’ll likely appreciate the circumstances the players find themselves in.

Interested in more serious golf books?  We’d definitely recommend checking out our reviews on the the best golf short game books.  These two reviews will help you to get started in your golf journey and will help you to improve your overall game and play.

501 Excuses for a Bad Golf Shot

For the golfer who can never take responsibility for a bad shot comes 501 Excuses for a Bad Golf Shot.  Jampacked with excuses, blame, and scapegoating, this book is the perfect one for when you need to blame someone or something else for a bad shot.

Funny and Humorous Golf Books

Funny (but true) Golf Anecdotes

The perfect book on funny and humorous golf stories, Funny (but true) Golf Anecdotes shares over 175 golf anecdotes from some of the greatest in the game.  From Tiger Woods to Phil Mickelson to Bubba Watson to Jack Nicklaus, this book is filled with funny stories that are perfect for sharing with your golf buddies.

Golf: It’s a Funny Old Game

There are a ton of quotes about golf, but only Golf: It’s a Funny Old Game provides absolutely hilarious and timely quotes about the game.  A great gift or stocking filler and one that’s easy to pick up and put down, you’ll be laughing out loud the entire time.

Funny and Humorous Golf Books

Why You Suck at Golf

Why You Suck at Golf, written in a tongue-in-cheek style, is not only informative and written in a manner that provides tips and advice, but does so in both a humorous and funny manner.  Why You Suck at Golf not only discusses common mistakes that players make but also provides timely advice on how to correct.  A must read for any recreational player who is looking for some advice with good laughs in-between.

Golf Dreams: Writings on Golf

John Updike began his golf journey at the age of twenty-five and until his last round kept detailed notes on the highs and lows of the game.  Everything from common golf etiquette to managing short putts to relating to caddies, Updike details in an eloquent and humorous manner in his book Golf Dreams: Writings on Golf.

Funny and Humorous Golf Books

Golf is Not a Game of Perfect

Dr. Bob Rotella is a renowned golf consultant with famous clients including Nick Price, Tom Kite, and John Daly.  In his book, Golf is Not a Game of Perfect, Dr. Rotella helps players shift their attitude when it comes to playing golf.  He does so in a conversational, informal manner that comes off as helpful without being demeaning or intimidating.  In addition, he does so with a bit of humor and fun, making the read easy and digestible.

Lost Balls: Great Holes, Tough Shots, and Bad Lies

Perhaps one of the best humorous golf books to place on your coffee or end table, Lost Balls: Great Holes, Tough Shots, and Bad Lies is a colorful collection of photos which showoff the bad shots, the unfortunate ones that land in inaccessible locations, and the shots that lead to encounters with wildlife both on and off the green.  A great picturesque book that will definitely help you feel better about your worst shots.

Funny and Humorous Golf Books

The Golfer’s Night BeFore! Christmas

A little-known fact about Santa is that he is actually an avid golf player!  In The Golfer’s Night BeFore! Christmas readers enjoy following Santa’s Christmas journey as he pauses over a golfer’s home to practice his swing.  But, Santa can’t stop hitting a slice and is in need of some advice and tips to improve his game.  Written in a humorous manner, this book is highly relatable to any golf player and enthusiast.

The New Yorker Book of Golf Cartoons

The famous New Yorker cartoons are brought to life in The New Yorker Book of Golf Cartoons.  Edited by Robert Mankoff, the acclaimed and famous cartoonist and cartoon editor, the cartoons in this book are brought together from over a hundred classic and timeless images from the magazine’s history.

Who’s Your Caddy?

Written by Rick Reilly, the senior sports writer for Sports Illustrated, Who’s Your Caddy is a hilariously written book detailing the mutterings, musings, and conversations of some of the world’s most famous, best, and worst golfers.  Although Rick Reilly has nominal experience in the game, he follows players as their caddy, shining light on their inner thoughts and musings while they play the game.