April 21, 2012
In this Pilot file photo, Sunday essayst and New York Times best-selling author Jim Dodson addresses an audience after receiving the Order of the Long Leaf Pine earlier this year.
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Jim Dodson's latest work, "American Triumvirate: Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan and the Modern Age of Golf" has earned him the United States Golf Association's Herbert Warren Wind Book Award for 2012. Dodson previously won the award in 2004 for "Ben Hogan: An American Life."
Three recent books with North Carolina connections have gained national recognition. You should certainly know about them.
Jim Dodson, Sunday essayist for The Pilot and editor of PineStraw and O.Henry magazines, has been honored with the receipt of the prestigious Order of the Long Leaf Pine.