Books by Michael Bamberger

MEN IN GREEN by Michael Bamberger
Released: April 7, 2015

"This book about 'old men and their war stories' is full of golf lore and will be a pleasure for fans and historians of the game, specifically the era between the 1950s and the 1970s."
A sportswriter embarks on a "legends tour" to discover the experiences of both the biggest and the uncelebrated names and contests in golf and capture those veteran players "as they actually are" today. Read full book review >
THIS GOLFING LIFE by Michael Bamberger
Released: Nov. 9, 2005

"Golf got under this author's skin from an early age, and while there's no question of his becoming a touring professional, he loves the game from the inside out, and his facility with a pen lessens his handicap."
The long, short, good and bad of a golf sportswriter's days on the links. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 2004

"Tenderly delivers a frazzled, appealing group of kids, proving once again that no examined life is ordinary."
Affecting, low-key chronicle by Sports Illustrated writer Bamberger (To the Linksland, 1992, etc.) of a year spent with a cross-section of students at Pennsbury High, outside Philadelphia. Read full book review >
Released: July 1, 1992

"Bamberger's course histories and profiles of legends from Old Tom Morris to today's Seve Ballesteros evoke a flavor and nostalgia that further deepen this lyrical and inspired work, a far better choice for golfing enthusiasts than Curt Sampson's The Eternal Summer (reviewed below)."
Bamberger, a Philadelphia Inquirer sportswriter, spent 1991 caddying on the European professional golf tour and playing the ``linksland,'' Scotland's legendary array of courses. Read full book review >