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Fast Greens

A Novel

Turk Pipkin

St. Martin's Griffin

In a timeless story of golf in the Kingdom of Texas, a young caddie gets in a deadly grudge match among a world of liars, cheats, and hustlers. Searching for the meaning of golf and life---and for the father he's never had---thirteen-year-old Billie Hemphill will witness magic, miracles, redemption, and revenge. Too true to be fiction, and too wonderful to be true, Turk Pipkin's FAST GREENS is a must-read for every golfer, or anyone who loves a great Texas tale.

In a timeless story of golf in the Kingdom of Texas, a young caddie gets in a deadly grudge match among a world of liars, cheats, and hustlers. Searching for the meaning of golf and life---and for the father he's never had---thirteen-year-old Billie Hemphill will witness magic, miracles, redemption, and revenge. Too true to be fiction, and too wonderful to be true, Turk Pipkin's FAST GREENS is a must-read for every golfer, or anyone who loves a great Texas tale.

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Praise for Fast Greens

"Endowed with a vivid sense of time and place . . . the characters are wonderfully drawn and the dialogue is sharp and colorful."
---The New York Times

"Profane, lyrical, and charming by turns, Fast Greens proves it doesn't take a one-iron to reach the heart."
---Sports Illustrated

"Fantastic! A real pissin' match! I could visualize every scene."
---Willie Nelson

"I know you'll enjoy reading this as much as I did."
---Harvey Penick
"Endowed with a vivid sense of time and place . . . the characters are wonderfully drawn and the dialogue is sharp and colorful."
---The New York Times

"Profane, lyrical, and charming by turns, Fast Greens proves it doesn't take a one-iron to reach the heart."
---Sports Illustrated

"Fantastic! A real pissin' match! I could visualize every scene."
---Willie Nelson

"I know you'll enjoy reading this as much as I did."
---Harvey Penick

Reviews from Goodreads

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Turk Pipkin

  • TURK PIPKIN has been a stand-up comedian and actor, appearing in Christopher Guest's Waiting for Guffman, as well as The Sopranos, The Alamo, and Friday Night Lights. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Old Man and the Tee and has written for CBS, NBC, Golf Magazine, Golf Digest, Travel and Leisure Golf, Playboy, and Texas Monthly. He lives in Austin, Texas.
  • Turk Pipkin
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Fast Greens

A Novel

Turk Pipkin

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St. Martin's Griffin

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