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PGA Championship: The Season's Final Major

PGA Championship: The Season's Final Major

by Catherine Lewis, John Companiotte
     
 

On Sunday at the PGA, golfers face their last opportunity to win a major each year, and the whole world is watching. Begun in 1916 with a mere 31 players, the Championship annually attracts a quarter of a million spectators and has been won by the biggest names in golf—Walter Hagen, Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson, Lee Trevino, Nick Price, and Tiger Woods.

Overview

On Sunday at the PGA, golfers face their last opportunity to win a major each year, and the whole world is watching. Begun in 1916 with a mere 31 players, the Championship annually attracts a quarter of a million spectators and has been won by the biggest names in golf—Walter Hagen, Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson, Lee Trevino, Nick Price, and Tiger Woods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932202083
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
11.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

John Companiotte is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America and is the author of the book Jimmy Demaret: The Swing's The Thing. His articles have appeared in Golf Magazine, Links, Carolina Fairways, Golf Georgia, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Art & Antiques, Elite Traveler, and AirTran Arrivals. He has been a volunteer with the Georgia State Golf Association for over ten years, serving on the executive committee since 2000. He was named to the national communication committee of the United States Golf Association in 2002.

Catherine Lewis, is a curator and special projects coordinator at the Atlanta History Center and an associate professor of history and women’s studies at Kennesaw Sate University. She has curated dozens of exhibitions, notably Down the Fairway with Bobby Jones, the largest permanent exhibition on his life and legacy on view at the Atlanta History Center. A member of the Golf Writers Association of America, she is also the author of Considerable Passions: Golf, Masters, and the Legacy of Bobby Jones.

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