Golf in the Ozarks [NOOK Book]

Overview

In the early 1900s, southwest Missouri, also known as the Ozarks, quickly became a golfer's retreat. Professionals such as Walter Hagen and the legendary gambler Titanic Thompson toured the area and tested their skills against locals Horton Smith, Ky Laffoon, and others. Over the years, tour professionals including Hale Irwin, Payne Stewart, and Cathy Reynolds developed their games on the Ozark fairways. Today southwest Missouri can proudly claim the winners of five U.S. Opens, three Masters, one PGA ...
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Overview

In the early 1900s, southwest Missouri, also known as the Ozarks, quickly became a golfer's retreat. Professionals such as Walter Hagen and the legendary gambler Titanic Thompson toured the area and tested their skills against locals Horton Smith, Ky Laffoon, and others. Over the years, tour professionals including Hale Irwin, Payne Stewart, and Cathy Reynolds developed their games on the Ozark fairways. Today southwest Missouri can proudly claim the winners of five U.S. Opens, three Masters, one PGA Championship, and well over 100 professional tournaments. Golf in the Ozarks will take readers on a tour of "everything golf" in the region, from course and player histories to local tournaments.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439616789
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 9/18/2012
  • Series: Images of Sports
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 34 MB
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Meet the Author

Monte McNew grew up in southwest Missouri, where he developed his love of golf on the beautiful courses of the Ozarks. His interest in the historic tournament known as the Horton Smith Cup between Joplin and Springfield intrigued him enough to want to find out more about this great game's history. As a member of the Golf Collector's Society, McNew shares everything he has learned with readers in Golf in the Ozarks.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2006

    Great photos of Payne Stewart and more

    This book is full of great photos of Payne Stewart, Horton Smith, Ky Laffoon and more. A must for any golfer!

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