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Novel: Flop Shot

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Flop Shot by Jack Howland

Ulysses S. Owens (“Ooze”) is a forty-ish, sober-ish, professional-ish golfer who — in the midst of an ugly divorce — discovers he has a unique ability: when fearing for his life, he plays as well as anyone ever has. Tiger. Jack. Phil. Bobby Jones. Anyone. Ever.

With the goal of returning triumphantly to the PGA Tour — and no longer living out of his car — Owens moonlights as a private detective, a racket rich with people who can credibly threaten his life, but who aren’t nearly as credible on actual follow-through. For the last tournament of the summer, Owens thinks he has everything lined up: a psycho ex-client to stalk him from the gallery, a caddy to watch his back and read his greens, a razor-sharp game. The two things Owens doesn’t anticipate? A gorgeous fan who can’t decide whether to marry him or frame him for murder. And the arrival of his arch nemesis, adored PGA Tour icon Wink Paddington.

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