San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2012
Ever wondered how the game of golf originated? Or why a golf ball has dimples? Or why the word 'birdie' is used for a score of one under par on a hole?
Well, look no further, as award-winning author Bill Kroen answers all of these questions and more in his just-released book, 'The Complete Why Book of Golf.'
Published by Quadrant Books, seasoned golf pros and novices alike will delight in 'The Complete Why Book of Golf,' Kroen's latest golf-themed narrative that serves up the facts on a broad spectrum of often-pondered yet not-so-often articulated golf queries.
According to the Library Journal, Kroen's book "offers practical tips about traditions, techniques, etiquette, and rules of the game. For cerebral connoisseurs of golf, this is a sheer delight to read."
'The Complete Why Book of Golf' is available worldwide in e-book format and can be purchased online at Amazon, iTunes, Kobo and Google. The book can also be purchased and downloaded for all electronic book devices.
About the Author
Award-winning author and professional golfer Bill Kroen is creator of bestselling The Golf Tip-A-Day Calendar, which has sold over 1 million copies. Kroen has also authored several top-rated books and resources on the sport, including: 'Golf: How Good Do You Want to Be?,' 'Golf Dynamics,' 'The Why Book of Golf,' 'So You Think You Know Golf,' 'Your Putter or Your Wife,' and Haskell McDivot's Golf Tip-A-Day screensaver and planner.
Kroen has published over 250 articles in major journals and newspapers in the areas of golf as well as parenting, child psychology and education. His works have appeared in publications including The Boston Globe, Parade Magazine, Golf for Women, Golf Illustrated and U.S. Golf News.
A Marine and Vietnam veteran, Lt. Kroen received the Purple Heart, Navy/Marine Commendation Medal with a “V” for valor, the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry and the Combat Action Award. Kroen retired as a child psychotherapist for the Cambridge, Massachusetts Public School System, he turned professional golfer in 1986 and has played on professional tours and taught at several facilities. Kroen is a member of the United States Golf Teachers Federation.