Preferred lies and other tales skimming the cream of a life in sports by Jack Whitaker

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States

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  • Whitaker, Jack, 1924-,
  • Sportscasters -- United States -- Biography.

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Book details

Other titlesSkimming the cream of a life in sports
StatementJack Whitaker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV742.42.W53 A3 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL361741M
ISBN 100684842726
LC Control Number98021895
OCLC/WorldCa39223583

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In such circumstances a Local Rule authorising the player to simply clean the ball can be useful. If a Committee introduces such a Local Rule, the player. Get this from a library. Preferred lies and other tales: skimming the cream of a life in sports. [Jack Whitaker] -- Chronicles the experiences Jack Whitaker had during the fifty years he worked as a sports announcer, including riding in the pace car at the Indycovering the first Super Bowl, watching.

Author: Mike Clayton Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Docs Category: Sports & Recreation Languages: en Pages: View: Get Book. Book Description: In Preferred Lies, veteran golf journalist Charles Happell and player and course architect Mike Clayton take you inside the ropes, drawing on their decades of experience in the game – from.

Preferred Lies is a full round of golf stories from those who know the game best. Publisher: Hardie Grant Books ISBN: Number of pages: Weight: g. Preferred lies and other tales: skimming the cream of a life in sports by Jack Whitaker (Book) Most widely held works by Jack Whitaker Harvey was well along in the work on this, his fourth book of golf instruction.

Like his classic Little Red Book, The Game for a Lifetime is filled not so much with swing tips and stance aids, but with a. If—and only if—you are informed upon arrival at a golf course that the "preferred lies" local rule is in effect, then you will have the option to improve the lie of your golf ball in "closely mown areas" during the round, and without penalty.

Traditionally, "preferred lies" means a golfer can lift a golf ball that is in the fairway and move it up to six inches in any direction (but not. Lies and Other Tall Tales (PB) Lies and Other Tall Tales (PB) SKU: $ Not "dog ate my homework" kind of lies, but tales so wild you didn't ever want to hear the truth.

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Much later, Whitaker reported for the ABC news programs World News Tonight, Nightline and 20/20 and did sports for TNT and ESPN. He wrote a book, Preferred Lies and Other Tales: Skimming the Cream. Preferred Lies: And Other True Golf Stories Paperback – 1 August by Mr.

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Jack Whitaker, an Emmy-winning sports broadcaster for more than three decades whose specialty was elegant, graceful commentaries, first for CBS and later for ABC, died on. Preferred Lies & Other True Stories by Charles Happell & Mike Clayton.

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Come in, do not miss this boat. In Appendix I Part B section 4c (“Preferred Lies” and “Winter Rules”). The note on page also defines “closely mown area” as above.

The Rules, however, define “Through the Green” as “the whole area of the course except: The Teeing Ground and putting green of the hole being played; All hazards on the course.

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Whitaker was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Northeast Catholic High School in and Saint Joseph’s University inWhitaker began his broadcasting career at WPAM in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. Inhe moved to WCAU where he did local weather broadcasts as well as other local announcing duties.

What The Definition Does and Doesn't Mean "Through the green" has nothing to do with the act of hitting a golf ball over the green, which is a common misuse of the you hit a ball over the green, you "flew the green," "airmailed the green," "knocked it over the green," or any number of other synonymous expressions used by golfers.

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Dave: [size="2"]Is there a Rules of Golf issue with either a local rule or rule of the competition (context is 'winter rules/preferred lies') that limits lift clean and place to your own fairway. I know that the Rules of Golf would allow it to be applied only to 'closely mown areas' (which is mostly all the fairways rather than just your own.

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