Jack Nicklaus: Simply the Best!

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American Golfer, Incorporated, Apr 1, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 325 pages
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Jack Nicklaus is widely acknowledged as the finest golfer of all time. Four 1500 word introductions by Jack's major rivals: Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Lee Trevino and Tom Watson. Pulitizer Prize winner Dave Anderson of The New York Times provides the biography. Dan Jenkens, of Sports Illustrated and Golf Digest fame, contributes a humorous essay. Top 10 instructor Jim Flick, provides an indepth analysis of Jack's swing. Martin Davis contributes coverage on each of the major events in Jack's life, including indepth reporting on all 20 major tournament victories and more. Over 350, mostly large format, photographs. Original writtings by Red Smith and Herbert Warren Wind. Five multi-page gatefolds. Magnificently printed in six colors in Italy.

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Martin Davis created Sports Marketing Group, the largest publisher of specialty golf magazines in the country. He is a past president of the Metropolitan Golf Writers Association, a member of the Golf Collectors Society, and a premier golf historian. He lives in Greenwich, Connecticut. Arnold Palmer is one of the most storied players in the sport of golf. The winner of seven majors, including four green jackets as Masters champion, he is still active on the Professional Golf Association's senior tour. He is the president of Arnold Palmer Enterprises and the Palmer Course Design Co., and the owner of two courses: the Latrobe Country Club in his native Pennsylvania, and the Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando, Florida. His autobiography, A Golfer's Life, was a New York Times bestseller. Dave Anderson has been a sportswriter for the New York Times since 1966. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1981 for distinguished commentary. Gary Player is a legend to golfers around the world. He lives in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Lee Trevino is a professional golfer who won six major championships over the course of his career. Tom Watson is associate professor and head of the School of Communication at Charles Sturt University in Australia. He has more than 25 years experience in corporate and consultancy public relations.

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