Andy Brumer is the co-author with Bobby Clampett of the golf instruction book, "The Impact Zone: Mastering Golf’s Moment of Truth," as well a full-length collection of memoir-based essays on golf titled, "The Poetics of Golf." He has written for virtually all of golf’s major magazines, including: Golf Digest, Golf Magazine, Sports Illustrated Golf Plus, Travel and Leisure Golf Links Magazine and Golfweek. His golf writing has appeared in newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, The Baltimore Sun and USA Today. He has been the editor of Golf Tips Magazine, Petersen’s Golfing Magazine and The Golfer Magazine. Brumer has collaborated on golf books and other published golf projects with some of the game’s best-known players and teachers, including: the late Sam Snead, Gary Player, Tom Lehman, Lydia Ko, David Leadbetter and Jim McLean. He also is an authorized instructor of The Golfing Machine. Brumer played college golf at Rutgers University and currently teaches golf at Altadena Golf Course in Altadena, Calif., near L.A. He lives with his wife in Pasadena, Calif.