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Final Rounds: A Father, A Son, The Golf…

Final Rounds: A Father, A Son, The Golf Journey Of A Lifetime

by James Dodson

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The Dodsons always knew where to go to solve their problems: the golf course. For decades, father and son took refuge there together; in the game, they found connection. Dodson fils's memoir of his last lyrical golf excursion with his father, taken through England and Scotland in the months before his father's death, is alternately heartwarming and heartbreaking. Final Rounds is as straight a shot into the heart of golf's magnetic hold on golfers--and the tie that binds fathers and sons--as a 300-yard drive that splits the fairway.

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The author, whose relationship with his father had been forged on the golf course, recounts how he accompanied his aging father to the Scottish course the older man played in his youth, a journey during which his father's cancer became terminal

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