Richard Todd Reveals an Entertaining and Educational Story in New Book

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‘The Golf Rules’ tells the tale of four regular golfers who encounter and often break the rules of golf.

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While reading the rules of golf, author Richard Todd realized that he was taught some rules incorrectly. This misinformation had caused great embarrassment to him on the course. In his new publication, “The Golf Rules,” he reveals a better way to learn the rules and came up with the idea of a story format. This book is both educational and entertaining, a combination that readers will find hard to resist.

Golfers enjoy playing the game for many reasons. Some play for the camaraderie, the exercise, the competition or being outside. But regardless of why, every golfer is connected to the grand and ancient traditions and history of this game through the rules. Through the story of Dick, Howard, Nicholas and Richard – four everyday golfers who encounter and often break the rules of golf – readers will find it easy to understand the rules of this particular game. The four of them have their own style and level of play.

It is the intention of this book to bring the rules of golf to life through stories and make them easy to understand. Each rule is described in real life examples and explained in everyday language. This is the kind of book where readers learn while enjoying a humorous story.

“The Golf Rules” is a truly interesting way of learning the ins and outs of the game of golf. Readers will be able to have the right answers and learn how to handle questionable situations on the golf course through this insightful book.

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About the Author
Richard Todd was trained on the rules of golf by the USGA/United States Golfing Association and the PGA/Professional Golfers Association. In addition to being a lifelong golfer, he’s a rules follower. When not on the course, he is a banking compliance manager. Todd lives in Ohio with his wife and two teen-age children. During the summer, he can be found on the course with his father and his son; three generations in one group. When not golfing, he reads, writes, and talks about golf. He is available for presentations on writing and golf.

The Golf Rules * by Richard E. Todd
Learn the Rules of Golf by Watching Others Break Them
Publication Date: October 31, 2013
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 81 pages; 978-1-4931-2166-3
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 81 pages; 978-1-4931-2167-0
e-book; $3.99; 978-1-4931-2168-7

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