Borders Books Here We Come

May 3, 2010 Stan Utley 1326 7 Comments

Border booksWhen you’ve been in the golf industry as long as I have, you learn how to deal with the ups-and-downs. When my game or the game of one of my students goes south, you learn how to deal with the situation because you know that better days are ahead. On the other hand, when things go well you learn to relish the experience and really appreciate everyone who has stuck by your side throughout the years. I am proud to announce that today is one of those days. I have certainly had my fair share of ups-and-downs, but in this particular case I owe all of my good fortune to my fans and supporters.

Throughout my career as a golf instructor I have written three instructional books (The Art of Putting, The Art of the Short Game and The Art of Scoring) with the most recent, The Art of Scoring, coming out last year. Out-of-the-blue last month, the publisher called me up and said that all three of my books will be promoted in all the Border’s bookstores across the country in the front of their stores in a sports theme table from April 20th through July 11th. I was completely speechless; I thought to myself, “Could that many
people really want to read what I have to say about the game of golf.”  I guess so. The publisher will go back on press for the three titles to supply the Border’s store promotional efforts.Border books

Long story short, I am completely thrilled about this news and I owe it all to my fans and those of you who have supported me throughout the years. Without you none of this would be possible. I only hope that the folks that do purchase my books reap the benefits and play better golf. After all, I want you to have more fun on the golf course!

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Eric Gravbrot May 4, 2010

Mr. Utley,

Congratulations on getting the Borders endorsement! Maybe Borders will sponsor you soon? I am going to bring down my copies of The Art of Putting and The Art of the Short Game when I return to Phoenix in June, so I can have you autograph them if you don’t mind please.


Eric Gravbrot

Eric Gravbrot May 5, 2010

Mr. Utley,

Congratulations on getting Borders to sell your books! Maybe they will sponsor you soon, because of great book sales? I am going to bring my books to my next lesson with you. If you don’t mind signing them, I would like to have the author sign them please.


Eric Gravbrot

P.s. I’ve contacted your brother about lesson times in June, and he said that you haven’t confirmed with him yet. Do you know if you will be available in mid-late June?

    Stan Utley May 27, 2010


    Thanks for the nice comments about my books. I would love to sign your copies the next time we get together. Keep up your great play.

    Best regards,


David Holloway July 22, 2010

Well done with this greatnews.But im not surprised as your books are fantastic.Ive been a pro for all my adult life,I fell in love with the short game years back.I worked hard at it,but never felt i was getting great at it until i read your books.

my short game is now at a new level and im so excited about it.Thanks to you and your excellent ideas.

well done Stan

David Holloway

    Stan Utley July 25, 2010


    I’m absolutely delighted that your game has improved after reading my books. Let me know…are you now having more FUN on the golf course?



David Holloway August 16, 2010

Yes, its more fun on the golf course now.It takes a lot of pressure off my long game.Its sometimes exciting when i mis greens..
Stan,can you tell me how i can go to the next stage and get to tour level
I would like to think if i spend all hours of the day working around the green,i would get there.
Thanks Stan

jan ensink August 29, 2010

Dear Mr.Utley,

Your book of the short game was opening my golfeyes,after 5 years of troubles.
Putting it in practice is not easy.
Is there any possibility to get lessons in your way of playing?
I am a 5.3 handicaper with bad short play.
Thanks a lot for your marvalous book and go on to make the game of golf more pleasant for everybody.

my best regards,

Jan Ensink.