"And Then Freddie Told Tiger...": A Collection of the Best True Golf Stories of All Time

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McGraw-Hill Trade, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
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"Don Wade is a master storyteller. Everything funny that's ever happened on the golf course has been collected in this series of books." -- Jerry Tarde Editor, "Golf Digest" Don Wade is back on the tee with this great new collection of over 200 of the best true golf stories ever told. ""And Then Freddie Told Tiger..."" brings together past heroes and current top-of-the-leaderboard stars in one captivating and often hilarious volume. Read about five-time British Open champion Peter Thomson's candid assessment of John Daly, how Arnold Palmer invented the modern "grand slam, " the dangers of getting lessons from Ben Hogan, W.C. Fields's secret to good golf, and Tom Watson's ultimate compliment to Jack Nicklaus. These off-the-cuff, behind-the-scenes true tales will entertain and delight everyone who enjoys America's most popular sport. From Augusta National and Pine Valley to Pebble Beach and the Old Course at St. Andrews, this entertaining, intimate, and just plain funny book takes you to the best courses alongside the greatest golfers in the world.

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Contents

Tommy Armour
5
Jack Burke Jr
19
Jimmy Demaret
33
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Don Wade, a former senior editor at "Golf Digest," is the author of the nine golf-story collections in the bestselling "And Then Jack Said to Arnie..." series. Covering professional golf since the 1970s, he has worked as a feature writer for CBS Sports and NBC Sports and as a golf analyst for the USA Network. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including the" New York Times" and the "Boston Globe."

Illustrator Paul Szep, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist for the "Boston Globe,"" "has published thirteen collections of cartoons.

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