Don?t Ask What I Shot: How Eisenhower?s love of Golf helped by Catherine M. Lewis

By Catherine M. Lewis

“Golf . . . is a activity during which the full American kinfolk can participate--fathers and moms, little children alike. It bargains fit respite from day-by-day toil, refreshment of physique and mind.” --President Dwight D. Eisenhower On January 24, 1953, 4 days after his inauguration, the hot York instances stated that President Dwight D. Eisenhower have been noticed at the White apartment garden practising his brief irons towards the Washington Monument. This picture of “The golf normal” was once person who the yank public fast turned familiar with, as Eisenhower is related to have performed approximately 800 rounds through the process his two-term presidency. He befriended the game's so much liked gamers, together with Arnold Palmer, Ben Hogan, and Byron Nelson, and used to be the topic of enormous quantities of golfing jokes and cartoons. The public's wisdom of Eisenhower's obsession with golfing led on to the sport's mid-century surge in attractiveness. In do not Ask What I Shot, famous historian Catherine M. Lewis bargains a different exchange portrait of Ike and this watershed interval in American heritage. “Any time you have got an individual within the place of President Eisenhower, who used to be so passionate about golfing and had the clicking taking note of his many tours at the golfing path, it used to be going to make humans conscious of the sport and what sort of he loved enjoying it.” --Arnold Palmer "Don't Ask What I Shot is an interesting exam of 1 of golf's pivotal a long time, and the notable president who did extra to popularize the sport than the other in history." -Mark Frost, award-winning writer of Grand Slam and the best online game Ever performed "Whatever remained to be performed to take away the final strains of the common man's rigorously nurtured prejudice opposed to a online game initially associated with the rich and aloof used to be performed by way of President Eisenhower."--Herbert Warren Wind, well known golfing author

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