Dottie Pepper’s Letters to a Future Champion: My Time with Mr. Pulver is a loving tribute to the power a mentor can have on an athlete’s career.
In this beautifully crafted book, Dottie traces the influence “Mr. Pulver” had on her skills as well as her character both on the practice range – where Mr. Pulver dutifully watched every detail of her swing – and in the letters the two exchanged after. Mr. Pulver would sit down at his typewriter and carefully tap out a critique, or a technique, or advice on life lessons Dottie would need to rise to the top.
“Filled with years of his mostly typewritten letters, it was my reference book for all things golf,” writes Dottie. “But as time has gone on, I’ve come to realize the binder is much more. It is a blueprint for honoring the history and traditions of the game of golf; it also is about mentorship, fundamental beliefs, curiosity, grit, grace, dreams, disappointment, success, and the value of education.”
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