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Missing Links by Rick Reilly This book was about a group of friends that play golf and gamble all day at the worst golf course in America they call it Ponky One day one of them proposes a bet to see who could be the first one to play in the Mayflower the golf course next door This wasnt easy because the Mayflower is one of the best courses in America So Two Down Dannie and Raymond each put in 1000 to see who could play the course first What everybody doesnt know is that Raymonds father belongs to the club But Raymond hasnt spoken with him for years after he tortured his other son who eventually committed suicide Raymond wasnt going to call his father until it became absolutely necessary All three had many good ideas but they all failed Finally all three of them landed tee times on the final day of the bet but not before they raised the stakes another 1000 each Raymond was forced to call and play with his father but he did win the bet Things werent the same between the friends after the bet and Raymond didnt like it either Then Two Down got into some gambling trouble Two Down made a crazy bet with a man who he was down to to play 18 holes nine at the Mayflower and nine at Ponky Both men had one partner Two Down chose Ray and the man he was down to Concorde chose Rays father Two Down had to give up his house if he lost and Ray would bet his Jack Nicklaus driver that Jack himself used to defeat Arnold Palmer at the 1962 US Open which had a face value of about 35000 I enjoyed this book very much This is the best book that I have read in a long time I think that one of the reasons I liked it was because
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