Dodson, James (1953 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction

Jim Dodson was raised in the Carolinas but moved to New England in the 1980s to become a senior writer for Yankee Magazine. Previously, he had been a reporter for the Washington Post and a political journalist and a Sunday magazine writer at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Dodson earned his reputation as a sports writer as contributing editor and regular columnist for Golf magazine and golf editor for Departures magazine, winning the Golf Writers of America Award in 1995. Dodson now lives in Topsham, Maine.

Selected Bibliogrpahy

  • Final Rounds: A Father, a Son, the Golf Journey of a Lifetime, (1996)
  • Faithful Travelers: A Father, a Daughter, a Fly-Fishing Journey of the Heart (1998)
  • A Golfer's Life Co-witten autobiography of Arnold Palmer
  • Ben Hogan (2004)
  • The Dewsweepers: Seasons in Golf and Friendship (2001)
  • The Road to Somewhere: Travels With a Young Boy in an Old World (2003)
  • Beautiful Madness: One Man's Journey Through Other People's Gardens (2006)
  • American Triumvirate: Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, and the Modern Age of Golf (2012)

Selected Resources