Legends of Golf
This volume offers a unique anecdotal montage of the careers of some of the best players ever to have graced the world of championship golf, from early days to the present. Tiger Woods, Lawson Little, Bobby Jones, Gene Sarazen, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, and Nick Faldo are only some of legends of golf studied. The author examines those characteristics and skills that make each player so special, revealing the finer parts of the individuals' games so that the reader can gain valuable playing tips while enjoying some extraordinary character revelations.
-- Combines nostalgia for a golden age of sport with key hints on how to play golf like the experts
-- Offers a unique insight into the characters of the great golfers as personally observed by the author
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