Golf writer and author Bill Kilpatrick died on Saturday, February 17 at the age of ninety-two according to the Charlotte County Florida Weekly. Kilpatrick wrote articles for magazines such as Parade, Popular Mechanics, Better Homes and Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Field & Stream, Esquire, Fly Fishing, and True. Before … Continue reading Remembering Bill Kilpatrick
Read the beginning of "The Founding Father, Part I" from Brassies, Mashies, and Bootleg Scotch: Growing Up on America's First Heroic Golf Course by Bill Kilpatrick:
"I called him dad, Daddy when I was younger, and more often than not as the years went by I called him Pop. He called me Willie. I referred to him as my father, my dad, and the Old Man. His name was William, known as Bill, and he remains indelible in my consciousness.