Once I knew that the best way to achieve the goal of writing an educational and inspiring book about golf – particularly junior golf – was through fantasy and magical-realism, is when the book really began to take on a life of it’s own. The structure became apparent rather quickly. Junior golfers typically play nine […]Read More The story behind The Puddle Club – Part 3
Anytime I was at the clubhouse with my daughter, Gregg Russell and I began to talk about his dream of getting a helpful book for junior golfer’s into the world. He and his wife have run many of the US Kids Golf tournaments in the Philadelphia PGA section, and have years of […]Read More The story behind The Puddle Club – Part 2
My family relocated to the Philadelphia suburbs in the winter of 2015. My wife had landed her dream job at Vanguard and who was I, an out-of-work screenwriter, to hold her back? After living all of our adult lives in either the NYC or LA, it was with cautious optimism that we settled among […]Read More The story behind The Puddle Club – Part 1
CLICK HERE >> KIRKUS REVIEW OF THE PUDDLE CLUB.Read More Kirkus Reviews gives The Puddle Club a starred review.
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The final edits are done, the cover is all set and the endorsements are rolling in. I’m so excited to share this book with golf fans and players of all ages in January 2018. There is already talk of the book being used as a teaching aid by one of the world’s largest junior golf […]Read More Countdown to publication…
The Puddle Club is a work of fantasy fiction that was created and written by Michael McGruther and Gregg Russell and is inspired by the experiences Gregg had as a youth golf instructor and Michael still has as the father of a junior golfer. Golf is a game of self-mastery and self-mastery does not come […]Read More Jumping in.