Golf in Oregon: Historic Tales from the Fairway

Golf in Oregon: Historic Tales from the Fairway

by Bob Robinson
     
 

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In his lengthy career as an Oregon sportswriter (thirty seven years with The Oregonian), Bob Robinson covered a variety of regional and national golf events. In this collection, he takes a look back at some of the significant stories from his career, including coverage of Tiger's US Amateur win in Portland, Casey Martin's legal battle with the PGA, and Peter

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In his lengthy career as an Oregon sportswriter (thirty seven years with The Oregonian), Bob Robinson covered a variety of regional and national golf events. In this collection, he takes a look back at some of the significant stories from his career, including coverage of Tiger's US Amateur win in Portland, Casey Martin's legal battle with the PGA, and Peter Jacobsen's top five finish in the 1983 PGA Championship. The book consists of twenty three essays relating memorable golf moments that occurred in Oregon or featured Oregon golfers. In each essay, Robinson seasons his initial coverage as a sports writer with follow up interviews, updated information, and his reflections on past events.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609496487
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
05/29/2012
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,372,186
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


After graduating from the University of Oregon's School of Journalism, Bob Robinson's newspaper career took him to the Eugene Register-Guard, the Salem Capital Journal, and finally The Oregonian, where he retired after nearly forty years. Robinson's awards include Oregon Sports Writer of the Year following his coverage of the 1977 NBA Finals.

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