On September 1, at 7 pm the Garde launched online Garde writer-in-residence Jeff Benedict’s new book The Dynasty, the definitive inside story of the New England Patriots—the greatest sports dynasty of the 21st century. For the past two years, Jeff had been writing The Dynasty in secret in a private studio at the Garde.  In January 2021, Jeff’s NY Times bestseller Tiger Woods was the basis for the new two-part HBO Series Tiger.

Jeff Benedict is the bestselling author of sixteen non-fiction books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Tiger Woods, with Armen Keteyian. He has also been a special-features writer for Sports Illustrated and the Los Angeles Times. His essays have appeared in the New York Times. Benedict’s stories have been the basis of segments on 60 Minutes, CBS Sunday Morning, HBO Real Sports, Discovery Channel, Good Morning America, 48 Hours, NFL Network, NPR, and ESPN’s Outside the Lines. He is also a television and film producer. He resides in Waterford, Connecticut with a writer studio in New London, CT at the Garde Arts Center.