Most executives strive to create one-on-one relationships and do it quickly, contends Pat Summerall, James A. McNulty, John Creighton and Will D. Rhame in Business Golf
(Career Press). Few activities compare to golf: "What makes golf such a good tool? Name any other sport where you spend hours with your playing partner in a non-threatening manner - the atmosphere is fun, calming and beautiful. Golf has no peer."