The Masters: A Hole-by-Hole History of America's Golf Classic

The Masters: A Hole-by-Hole History of America's Golf Classic by David Sowell 1496212835 9781496212832
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Revered as the most prestigious tournament in golf, the Masters commands international attention, even among nongolfers. The first and second editions of The Masters: A Hole-by-Hole History of Americas Golf Classic took the unique approach of tackling Augusta National hole by hole. Each hole had its own chapter, with colorful stories on the greatest shots, biggest disasters, and most amazing events that took place on each.

David Sowell returns to Augusta now with the third edition of The Masters, adding more history and updating each hole with additional stories of greatness and tales of woe for a new generation of golfers led by Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, and Patrick Reed, as well as from an older guard represented by Bubba Watson, Adam Scott, and Sergio Garca.

The legends of the Masters are in full force in this lively look at Americas golf classic. From Bobby Jones and Gene Sarazen to Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus to Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson to Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth, all the greatest Masters moments of the greatest--and not so great--golfers are here in one book. This third edition provides a rich historical view of the course where success breeds legends and where failure can haunt even the most brilliant golfers career.

David Sowell has written about golf and golf history for numerous golf publications, including the United States Golf Associations Golf Journal and Links Magazine.

Author: David Sowell

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 304

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press

Publication Date: 2019-03-01


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