Just in time for summer reading these should help you brush up on your game and get inspired to play and in the right mindset for winning. Great gift ideas here as well.
String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis A new release by our favorite trusted source....The Library of America. David Foster Wallace is "The best mind of his generation and the best tennis-writer of all time", (NY Times). An insider authority and irrepressible fan he writes profiles of Roger Federer, and famous essays on tennis. This makes a perfect summer guest gift!
- Privet Lives: Perry Guillot This poetic book is the perfect coffee table book for the Hamptons Home. It has beautiful illustrations worthy of leaving it open to a spread regaling the statuesque designs that privet can be molded into. It is also humorous: "The manic depressive Hedge-Long weekends filled with horrendous traffic, uninvited guests, and rainy weather soon bring down this fellow's high expectations of having a little quiet time relaxing in the country."
The Stylish Life of Tennis: TeNeues Explore the sophisticated, glamorous world surrounding tennis. From legendary players and modern stars to Hollywood onlookers and royalty, witness the characters who define tennis culture. Eye-catching vintage and contemporary images illustrate luxurious locales, sporty outfits, and much more. This book inspired our entire Hedge Collection!
Caddy For Life: John Feinstein This isn’t a golf story. It’s a love story. This book chronicles the life, and untimely death, of Bruce Edwards and his 30-year personal and professional relationship with Hall of Fame golfer Tom Watson. Edwards’ story is told by family, friends and medical professionals, who give insight into the love he had for his profession as well as the awful disease that took his life. “It’s going to be clear what a wonderful, passionate person Bruce was, and still is, in my mind. What he gave to life is more than he ever got,” said Watson. This is the perfect father’s day gift!
The Art of Lawn Tennis, by Bill Tilden Although it was first published over 90 years ago, this book is full of incredible insights and instruction that are useful today. Bill Tilden was a World No. 1 for seven years and won 14 Majors, including 10 Grand Slams. In 1920, he became the first American to win a Wimbledon singles title. Bill's insights and instruction on basic strokes, fundamental skills and techniques are useful and on-point. Get it. It’s good.