Just Lee and Me

By Tony Jacklin


Watch a professional golf tournament today and you’ll notice something strange: nobody talks. The top players—Jordan Speith, Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson—are all business on the course. For the most part, they rarely say a word or crack a smile. But my friend Lee Trevinoread more

My Collaboration with Tony Jacklin

By Shelby Yastrow


After writing two previous novels about lawsuits (as well as one non-fiction book), I decided that I would write a story that combined law with golf—an uncommon but appealing combination. I had settled on the skeleton of a story when I met Tony Jacklin at the 2016 … read more

From Burgers to Books

By Shelby Yastrow


As with every person who has ever written a book, I’ve been asked countless times to explain how I got started down the road of authorship, a road filled with many unexpected detours, curves, and potholes. What was my stimulus? Who was my inspiration?


Well, as embarrassing as it … read more

Grace Under Pressure

By Tony Jacklin


In the late afternoon of Saturday, June 20, 1970, I found myself sitting on a four-stroke lead in the US Open at the Hazeltine Country Club outside of Minneapolis. Playing conditions had been excruciating that week but, accustomed as I was to the winds of Great … read more

Thank You, Walter Hagen

By Tony Jacklin


It’s no secret that many things about golf have changed over the years. Courses are longer, balls are livelier, equipment is better, and professional purses are astronomically bigger. But what has gone largely unnoticed is the esteem in which professional golfers are held.


Not to put too fine … read more

Riddle Me This: What Do Golf and a Courtroom Have in Common?

By Shelby Yastrow


Golf and law are adversarial disciplines where the rules are clear and steady nerves matter as much as talent and skill. In both, the difference between glorious victory and bitter defeat often comes down to the smallest details: a few degrees of angle of a club face or … read more

In Law and Golf, The Little Things Count

By Shelby Yastrow and Tony Jacklin


In both law and golf, little twists or fast or unexpected hiccups can make a world of difference in the outcome. Being a professional means learning to deal with that reality and understand that sometimes, no matter how prepared we think we are, the result … read more

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