For those who firmly believe that a great novel lies somewhere in
the recesses of their mind, J. Michael Veron may be an inspiration.
Veron, a Louisiana attorney, did not publish his first novel until
age 49. THE CADDIE is his third novel, completing a trilogy of golf
sagas that mix the mysticism of Michael Murphy with detailed
descriptions of some of America's most famous golf venues. Along
the way there are some discerning observations about the game of
golf, and how one can improve not only the quality of his game but
the quality of life as well.
Veron's first novel, THE GREATEST PLAYER WHO NEVER LIVED, was a
mythical account of Beau Steadman, a teenage companion of golfing
legend Bobby Jones. One became a champion while the other was
forced to spend his golfing career underground under a series of