The Sand Trap by Dave Marshall
By Sanjoy Guha
Description... A novel of golf, mature love and murder set in Canada, U.S. and Mexico.
Melanie McDougal was raised on a farm in Saskatchewan by a single father who built a revenge golf course in memory of his wife who ran off with a travelling golf professional. She discovered early in life that she had special athletic abilities that helped her excel in every sport, but were most evident in her passion for golf.
A passing meeting with Moe Norman at her father’s ‘Folly’ when she was 8 years old set her on a trajectory of golf performance that would rock the collegiate golf world in the U.S. Tragedy would force her to leave the game of golf and disappear from all who loved her for over 30 years, until she was discovered once again by someone who was also escaping life, but shared the same passion for the game....