Both Sides of the Ball

'The Second Life of Tiger Woods': Veteran writer Michael Bamberger talks new book

For more than two decades, Michael Bamberger, a Golf Magazine writer, has brought an unconventional and often quirky sensibility to his coverage of Tiger Woods. With co-hosts Bo Van Pelt and Farrell Evans, Bamberger discusses The Second Life of Tiger Woods, his look at the 15-time major winner's resurgence after a long downward spiral in his career.

In the second segment, Sameer Pandya, a literary and cultural studies professor at UC Santa Barbara, talks about his maiden novel, Members Only, which is about race and privilege at a predominantly white tennis club. Both of these writers are brilliant at bringing sports and the game of golf into focus in a deeply thoughtful, historical and intellectual way that is sure to engage and challenge fans of this podcast.

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