Cleveland Author Shows Humorous Side of Learning Golf’s Many Rules

Rules of golf unraveled in author Richard Todd’s new book
‘The Golf Rules’ provides explanation for each rule of golf through a story format that is both entertaining and

Cleveland, Ohio — November 7, 2013 – While reading the rules of golf, author Richard Todd realized that he was taught some rulesincorrectly. This misinformation had caused great embarrassment to him on the course. In his new publication,
“The Golf Rules,” he reveals a better way to learn the rules and came up with the idea of a story format. This book
is both educational and entertaining, a combination that readers will find hard to resist.

Golfers enjoy playing the game for many reasons. Some play for the camaraderie, the exercise, the competition or
being outside. But regardless of why, every golfer is connected to the grand and ancient traditions and history of
this game through the rules. Through the story of Dick, Howard, Nicholas and Richard, four everyday golfers who
encounter and often break the rules of golf- readers will find it easy to understand the rules of this particular game.
The four of them have their own style and level of play.

It is the intention of this book to bring the rules of golf to life through stories and make them easy to understand.
Each rule is described in real life examples and explained in everyday language. This is the kind of book where
readers learn while enjoying a humorous story.

“The Golf Rules” is a truly interesting way of learning the ins and outs of the game of golf. Readers will be able to
have the right answers and learn how to handle questionable situations on the golf course through this insightful

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About the Author
Richard Todd was trained on the rules of golf by the USGA/United States Golfing Association and the
PGA/Professional Golfers Association. In addition to being a lifelong golfer, he’s a rules follower. When not on the
course, he is a banking compliance manager. Todd lives in Ohio with his wife and two teen-age children. During the
summer he can be found on the course with his father and his son; three generations in one group. When not
golfing, he reads, writes, and talks about golf. He is available for presentations on writing and golf.

Publication Date: October 31, 2013
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 81 pages; 978-1-4931-2166-3
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 81 pages; 978-1-4931-2167-0


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