You never really know when you might meet someone who will change your life. Seven Days in Utopia is a story about a "chance" meeting between a fictitious golf professional and his unorthodox mentor. As the story unfolds, we-along with the pro-learn lessons about golf and life that we never expected to learn in places we never expected to learn them. Many have picked up Seven Days in Utopia looking for the secret to a better game but instead found the secret to a meaningful life.
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring Robert Duvall and Lucas Black This book is about influence and inspiration and a deeper, more profound way of looking at life. The story is based on thousands of athletes who author and performance psychologist Dr. David Cook has counseled, and the great mentors and teachers from whom he has learned. Told through the lives of two characters---an eccentric rancher with a passion for teaching truth, and a young golf professional at the end of his rope looking to escape the pressures of the game---they represent each one of us in our various stages of growth. And through them we are reminded that, in life, we must be willing to coach and be coached. Life is never the same once you've been to Utopia. 'Read it. Devour it. Keep it as a reference book. You'll be glad you did. Golf's Sacred Journey is a remarkable and encouraging story with an entirely different approach on how to succeed in your golf game.' ---Zig Ziglar, leading motivational expert and bestselling author 'This book is full of wisdom that will enhance your game and I believe it just may change your life.' ---David Robinson, NBA MVP, 1992 Olympic Gold Medalist, Two Time World Champion
Author, speaker, entrepreneur, and mental training coach are the roles Dr. David L. Cook has assumed over the past two decades. His clients have included NBA World Champions, National Collegiate Champions, PGA Tour Champions, Olympians, and many Fortune 500 companies. His articles have been featured in Golf Magazine, Golf Illustrated, and Golf Tips. David is Chairman of the Board of Utopia Films and served as executive producer for the Seven Days in Utopia motion picture. He is a Baylor University graduate and received a PhD in Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Virginia. He and his wife, Karen have been married for over 29 years, have two daughters, and live in Fredericksburg, Texas.