Arnie and Jack: Palmer, Nicklaus and Golf's Greatest Rivalry

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Yellow Jersey Press, 2009 - Golfers - 368 pages
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Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer are two of the greatest golfers in history. Their rise inspired and coincided with golf's huge explosion - in participation, in TV coverage, and in commercial terms. This dual biography tells the story of two men who at times loathed, resented, but in the end came to respect each other.

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This is a good book especially if you are a golf nut. It is extremely well written and discusses all the points of real interest to us as hero-worshippers of two of the real "greats". I particularly ... Read full review

Arnie & Jack: Palmer, Nicklaus, and golf's greatest rivalry

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Sports columnist O'Connor (The Jump: Sebastian Telfair and the High Stakes Business of High School Ball) examines what may be the longest-running rivalry in sports history. While both Arnold Palmer ... Read full review

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Ian O'Connor is a Pulitzer-nominated journalist. He has worked for the New York Times and USA Today, among many others. He is the author of one previous book, The Jump, about college basketball.

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