This is a story of two golfers.
This is a story of redemption.
And in the end, it’s not just about a game.



Golf is more than a game. Behind every stroke and ace, there are hours of practice. Before every trophy, there is sacrifice. At every driving range, there are successes and failures. And inside every golfer, there is a story. 

In Golf’s Sacred Journey, the Sequel, the book that follows bestselling Golf’s Sacred Journey, professional golfer Luke Chisholm returns to his winsome and wise mentor, Johnny Crawford for what he’s best at: advice. This time, Luke needs help of a different sort. He needs guidance on playing in the most difficult golf tournament in the world: the U.S. Open. Victory is in sight.

From bestselling author and performance psychologist Dr. David Cook, Golf’s Sacred Journey, the Sequel is the fascinating byproduct of counseling thousands of athletes over the decades— from PGA Champions to Olympic athletes. His expertise weaves throughout this suspenseful and memorable sequel.

Luke’s story unfolds from the practice course of Utopia, Texas, to the fairways of the U.S. Open. It’s there that T.K., Luke’s rival, re-enters the picture. Their rivalry comes to a head at the U.S. Open. Their clash is epic, the payoffs and costs are great.

In this memorable book, readers will acquire lessons about golf and life that they never expected as Luke and T.K. overcome gripping fears, trials, and brokenness as they pursue their God-given dreams. Golf’s Sacred Journey, the Sequel will deeply inspire readers both on and off the green.






David Cook has a way of reaching into those places where all the pain and shame are stored for the purpose of letting God take them away for good. The truths in this book have touched my heart and inspired me to be all in for God’s purpose. I hope and pray that they have the same impact on you.
— Tom Lehman, British Open Champion 1996, U.S. Ryder Cup Captain 2006
Dr. Cook has been a mentor of mine for 20 years. He inspires all of us to dream big. Johnny’s U.S. Open touches the golfer’s heart and soul in unexpected ways. In his first book we were coached to bury the lies that hold us back in life. In this sequel you will be inspired to plant ‘dream seed’ that will usher you into your destiny in golf and life.
— Major Dan Rooney, PGA – Founder, Folds of Honor and the Patriot Golf Club, Tulsa Oklahoma
Once again, David Cook’s story telling ability is incredible. He creatively weavestogether golf lessons and life lessons from a heavenly perspective. Fear is a common theme in our lives. Johnny’s U.S. Open coaches us to overcome fear’s grip and discover freedom in the chaos especially on game day.
— Hall Sutton, 1983 PGA Championship Champion and PGA Tour Player of the Year, Ryder Cup Captain, 2004
Dr. Cook’s second book, Johnny’s U.S. Open, is as great if not even greater than the first. It takes the reader even deeper into Truth. It confronts man’s ancient enemy: fear. Its lessons release us from fear’s prison into freedom’s brilliant light.
— Jim Hardy, 2007 National PGA Teacher of the Year, Best-Selling Author, Top 10 Golf Instructor -- Golf Digest
David Cook has done it again with Johnny’s U.S. Open! He has a gift for telling a story that captivates your interest. You can’t wait to turn the page. He paints vivid word pictures that illustrate not only nature’s beauty, but life lessons based on God’s unchanging truth. If you enjoyed Dr. Cook’s first book, you won’t want to miss reading the rest of the story. I loved it and know you will, too!
— Scott Simpson, U.S. Open Champion, 1987
I’ve known David Cook for a long time. It doesn’t surprise me that he continues to communicate and inspire so effectively. By helping you to reflect on your personal journey, Johnny’s U.S. Open will lead you down the path to true greatness.
— David Robinson, NBA MVP, 1992 Olympic Gold Medalist, Two-Time World Champion
Johnny’s U.S. Open has changed the intentions of my heart. The concept of dream-guardian has awakened a dream seed within my soul.
— Tom Woods, Executive Vice President, Colliers International, Retail Properties
Johnny’s U.S. Open is jam packed with spiritual nuggets inspiring us to be strong and courageous along the path of our faith journey. David Cook once again strums the longing chords God has placed in our hearts.
— Bill Rogers, 1981 British Open Champion and PGA Tour Player of the Year
David Cook takes us back to Utopia in an even more in depth and sophisticated light than we’ve ever seen before. We journey deeper into our relationship with Johnny and get to know his history and teachings from the core. The book is filled with wonderful new characters and sub-plots while expanding on all the teachings of our first trip to Utopia. I’m excited to grab my clubs and find my own Freedom in the Chaos!
— Matthew Dean Russell, Director: Seven Days in Utopia
Dr. Cook has been one of my dream guardians for the last few years. His teaching has taught me to have freedom in the chaos. This book transcends golf and teaches us to be noticers in the game of life. As I play, Dr. Cook has encouraged me to be a noticer inside the ropes of the Tour. I know that Johnny’s U.S. Open will open your eyes to freedom, dreams, and the pursuit of your ultimate destiny.
— Billy Hurley III, Professional Golfer