Overview:A Season in Dornoch: Golf and Life in the Scottish Highlands - In 1977, Lorne Rubenstein, an avid golfer, travelled to Dornoch in the Scottish Highlands. Young and adrift in life, he was profoundly affected by the experience. As he writes, 'My week in Dornoch introduced me to a place with which I felt a connection. A week wasn't living there, but it was enough for Dornoch to imprint itself on my mind.' Twenty-three years later, in 2000, now an established golf writer, Rubenstein returned to Dornoch to spend an entire summer. He rented a flat close to the Royal Dornoch Golf Club and set out to explore the area on many levels. Rubenstein writes about the melancholy history of the Highland Clearances, which have left the beautiful landscape sparsely populated to this day. He writes about the friendly and sometimes eccentric people who love their town, their golf and their single malt whisky, and who delight in sharing them with visitors. But most of all he writes about a summer lived in a community where golf is king and the golf course is part of the common lands where townspeople stroll of an evening. Rubenstein is able to return to thinking of golf as play, as opposed to a game of analysis and effort. A Season in Dornoch is an affectionate portrait of a place and the people who live there, a fascinating look at golf and the spirit and skills it calls forth, and a perceptive and ultimately moving memoir of one man's quest to experience again the pure love of sport that he knew in his youth.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725646-9781840187052. It was written by the following authors: Lorne Rubenstein. Book A Season in Dornoch: Golf and Life in the Scottish Highlands, which can be read online, published by the company: Transworld Publishers Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, True Stories, Biography, Maps, Travel. The book was published on 2003-03-20 00:00:00. It has 256 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 181 g. File for download A Season in Dornoch: Golf and Life in the Scottish Highlands has PDF format and is called a-season-in-dornoch-golf-and-life-in-the-scottish-highlands.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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