" Includes 9-Hole
Office Golf Course "
Softcover book by David Owen
Photographs by Anthony Loew
First Printing October, 1999
" Thank God It's Monday ! "
" CARPET GRAIN, POTTED GORSE, AND THE
PLEASURES OF A BOARDROOM DOGLEG "
" No more 9-to-5 angst, as hours once wasted managing, marketing, manufacturing, and
accounting can be spent putting, driving, and chipping. "
" From how to set up a course in the conference room to facing a stairway hazard - over or
down ? - OFFICE GOLF makes a job seem like something you wouldn't mind doing for a living. "
" Sanctioned by the O.O.G.A. (Official Office Golf Association), here is everything the
employed golfer needs to transform hallways into fairways and water coolers into water
Includes full instructions, punch-out holes, a historical time line, and strategies for not
getting caught by non-playing managers. "
" Because what you do for a living shouldn't get in the way of what you do to feel
" Bound into the book are 9 color punch-out, reusable golf holes;
an Official Office Golf Association membership card;
a custom bag tag;
and three O.O.G.A. scorecard templates. "
CHAPTER ONE. THE JOY of OFFICE GOLF
The Five Best Fields for Office Golf
The Five Worst Fields for Office Golf
What is Office Golf ?
A Different Golf
Beyond the Office
Support the O.O.G.A.
CHAPTER TWO. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY of OFFICE GOLF
Important Moments in the History of Office Golf
CHAPTER THREE. TWOSOMES, THREESOMES,
The Telltale Signs of an Office Golf Fanatic
Office Golf Semaphore
Office Golf Handicaps
Comparisons of Handicaps
Great Places to Play Office Golf
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Office Golfers
CHAPTER FOUR. OFFICE GOLF COURSE DESIGN and CONSTRUCTION
Home Office Golf
Styles of Courses
Setting Up an Office Golf Course
A Word About Greens
Guidelines for Placing Office Golf Holes
The Teeing Ground
A Permanent Alternative
Optimizing Personal Space
Setting of Par
Of Gorse !
The Anatomy of an Office Golf Course
CHAPTER FIVE. TURF MANAGEMENT
Principal Floor Covering Types and Their Office Golf Applications
How to Test the Break of Your Office Floor
A Radical Proposal
How Do the Greens in Your Office Measure Up ?
How to Make Your Own Office Golf Stimpmeter
CHAPTER SIX. EQUIPPING the OFFICE GOLFER
Clubs: Using What You Have
Clubs: Specialty Clubs
Making Your Own Office Golf Clubs
Bringing Your Clubs to Work
Hiding Your Clubs from Prying Eyes
How to Make a Ball in an Emergency
CHAPTER SEVEN. THE MODERN FUNDAMENTALS of OFFICE GOLF
A Nice Day for Office Golf
To Putt or Not to Putt ?
The Essential Shots of Office Golf
Your Office Is Filled with Practice Aids
CHAPTER EIGHT. SPORTSMANSHIP: RULES and ETIQUETTE
The Rules of Office Golf
Decisions on the Rules of Office Golf
Office Golf Etiquette
Courtesy to the Course
CHAPTER NINE. GAMES and COMPETITIONS
Organizing an Office Golf Championship
The Inner Game of Office Golf
Organizing Other Competitions
A Better World "
It is in excellent 'like-new' condition with only minor wear to the cover.
All of the cardboard punch-outs are still intact and unused.
No torn or ripped pages.
No markings or writing.