The star of HBO's Big Love shagged balls for Ben Hogan as a kid in Texas

There's a great golf book by Mark Frost called The Match. In 1956 Eddie Lowery, who gained fame as a 10-year-old caddie 40 years earlier, made a large bet that two amateurs he sponsored, Harvie Ward and Ken Venturi, could beat any two players in a better-ball match. A guy in California named George Coleman lined up Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson. The match changed the sport in some ways—I won't give away who won—and Mark writes so beautifully. I don't think there's a better golf writer in the world, and I really recommend the book

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