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Golf writer to visit Fairfield bookstore

Published 5:22 pm, Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Golf writer Bill Fields will sign copies of his new book, "Arnie, Seve, and a Fleck of Golf History," on Saturday, Aug. 2, from noon to 3 p.m. at the downtown Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road. The book is filled with the author's observations about golf greats ranging from Johnny McDermott, the first American-born U.S. Open champion, to Seve Ballesteros, the Spaniard who led Europe's resurgence in the game in the late 20th century.

The collected pieces offer a portrait of golf over the past century and profiles of well-known golfers, including Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, Mickey Wright and Tiger Woods, as well as lesser-known golfers like John Schlee, Billy Joe Patton and Bert Yancey.

Fields, a senior editor at Golf World magazine, is a four-time winner of the Golf Writers Association of America annual writing contest. His work has also appeared in Golf Digest, the New York Times and the Best American Sports Writing.

For more information, visit www.fairfield.edu/bookstore or call 203-255-7756.