Golf Talk Radio with Mike & Billy Podcasts

Mike Brabenec, PGA & Billy Gibbs, PGA

Golf Talk Radio with Mike & Billy Podcasts
42 MIN2009 JUL 13
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James Dodson was an award-winning regular columnist for Golf Magazine for almost 20 years and travel editor for Departures Magazine, American Express's flagship travel magazine, for a decade. A former Senior Writer for the Atlanta Journal and Constitution Sunday Magazine and Yankee Magazine, his public affairs and political writing has won numerous national awards including the William Allen White Award for Public Affairs Journalism given by the University of Kansas. His non-golf work has appeared in Gentlemen's Quarterly, The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Travel and Leisure, Town and Country, Reader's Digest, Geo, Outside Magazine, and numerous other national publications. In addition, he has won several Golf Writers of America Awards for columns in Golf Magazine, for whom he has worked for almost two decades. His books, Final Rounds and Faithful Travelers, were best sellers with Final Rounds selling 300,000 copies worldwide, in several languages, since publication. Final Rounds, also received the International Network of Golf's industry honors award for Best Golf Book of 1996. Final Rounds is currently in the process of being produced as a feature film and Faithful Travelers has been produced as a television movie. Mr. Dodson's book, A Golfer's Life - the autobiography of Arnold Palmer - was a New York Times bestseller. His bestselling book, The Dewsweepers, was released in late 2001, followed by The Road to Somewhere - Travels with a Young Boy through an Old World, in November 2003.

Ben Hogan: An American Life, the authorized biography of Ben Hogan, was released in the summer of 2004, earning strong international acclaim.

His latest book, Beautiful Madness - One Man's Journey Through Other People's Gardens, was published in March, 2006.

Mr. Dodson' current book, A Son of the Game, will be available May 12, 2009 and is published by Algonquin Press.

Mr. Dodson, 55, a father of two, resides in Southern Pines, North Carolina and is currently Writer-in-Residence at The Pilot Newspaper in Southern Pines and the editor of PineStraw Magazine. He also served as Artist-in-Residence at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, where he taught advanced writing.

His Sunday column can be accessed online at: http://www.thepilot.com
and through PineStraw Magazine at http://www.pinestrawmag.com/

He can be contacted throught this website at: mailto:admin@jamesdodsonauthor.com

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