About John

John Feinstein is the author of 35 books, including two #1 New York Times Bestsellers: “A Season on the Brink” and “A Good Walk Spoiled.” He is also the author of 10 kids mysteries. His first young adult mystery, “Last Shot,” won the Edgar Allen Poe Award. John also works for The Washington Post, The Golf Channel, Sirius XM Radio and Comcast Sportsnet. He is a much sought after corporate and events speaker.

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The First Major

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group | October 2017

Coming into 2016, the Americans had lost an astounding six out of the last seven Ryder Cup matches, and tensions were running high for the showdown that took place in October, 2016 in Hazeltine, Minnesota, just days after American legend Arnold Palmer had died. What resulted was one of the most raucous and heated three days in the Cup's long history. Award-winning author John Feinstein takes readers behind the scenes, providing an inside view of the dramatic stories as they…

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  • Ninth Bruce Edwards Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament raises $400,000 for ALS Research

    [October 22, 2015]

    Tom Watson and I hosted The Bruce on October 19th at Congressional Country Club. We had perfect weather. Ninety players took part, including celebrities like Jim Boeheim, Jim Calhoun, Gary Williams, Thomas Friedman, Paul Goydos, Steve Flesch, among many others. We have now raised about $4 million in the nine years that we have held…