New Book Tells Story Of World Famous Golfer

’Mr. Mulligan: The Life and Times of Champion Armless Golfer Tommy McAuliffe’

Mr. Mulligan is the uplifting true life story of world-famous champion armless Golfer Tommy McAuliffe (1893-1967). Through the turmoils of the Great Depression, the golden days of Vaudeville and World War II, Tommy McAuliffe, who lost both arms in a tragic street car accident at the age of eight, thrilled audiences around the world with his golf tricks and later in life touched their hearts with this inspiring story and life philosophy. One of the original positive thinking proponents his “No Handicaps” approach has touched thousands via articles, appearances and broadcasts. Among his many accomplishments: Author, Radio Host, Actor, Speaker, Newspaper Reporter, Magazine Publisher, Farmer and near-Par Golfer.

Published this month the new releases are authored by Emerald Coast local Tom Patrick McAuliffe, his Grandson, who also edited the book ‘No Handicaps: The Life Philosophy of Armless Golfer Tommy McAuliffe’ a treatise on positive thinking. Writer McAuliffe is a local Realtor, Entertainer and has been a magazine writer for many years.

Tommy McAuliffe‘s‘s life overcoming tragedy with grit and humor via will-power and the game of Golf proves ‘the only real handicap in life is a mental one’ and it can benefit all who read it. A leader in the fight for equal rights for the disabled, his inspiring outlook and life story will delight Golfer and non-Golfer alike!

“My Grandfather was a special man who lived thru the three of the most fundamental features of the 20th century; the Great Depression, Vaudeville and WWII. He thrived with no arms playing near PAR golf with some of the greats while evangelizing positive thinking and advocating equal rights for the disabled,” explained the Author. “I’m very excited and honored to be a new Author,” McAuliffe added. "And there’s more to come because this ol’ Irish story teller has many more great tails to tell!”

Published by New Jersey-based BookBaby Publishing, McAuliffe’s new book “Mr. Mulligan“ can be purchased by interested readers at bookstores everywhere or online at the Amazon, BookBaby, Kindle, Apple iTunes store, Google Play or Barnes and Noble. The story is also being worked on as a Major Motion Picture.

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