Since its first publication, Golf in the Kingdom has been recognized as a classic work on the deeper mysteries of golfa gospel of those who suspect, or know, that golf is more than a mere pastime.A young man en route to India stops in Scotland to play at the legendary Burningbush golf club and in twenty-four hours, his life is transformed. Paired with a mysterious teacher named Shivas Irons, he is led through a round of phenomenal golf, swept into a world where extraordinary powers are unleashed in a a backswing governed by true gravity. A night of adventure and revelation follow, and lead to a glimpse of Seamus MacDuff, the holy man who haunts a ravine off Burningbush’s thirteenth fairwayone they call Lucifer’s Rug.Murphy’s account reveals the possibilities for transcendence that resides in the human soul, and through mystic-philosopher Shivas Irons, the reader, like Murphy, becomes drawn into new worlds by this ancient and haunting game.
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About Michael J. Murphy
Michael J. Murphy is the founder and editor of the California Technology Stock Letter, which was rated the #1 investment newsletter by Forbes in 1996. He is featured monthly in Worth as an investment expert and is a frequent guest… More about Michael J. Murphy
Published by Penguin Books Oct 01, 1997| 240 Pages| 5-1/16 x 7-3/4| ISBN 9780140195491