Tales from Augusta's Fairways: A Collection of the Greatest Masters Stories Ever Told

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In Tales from Augusta’s Fairways, Jim Hawkins, who covered his first Masters in 1968, takes readers behind the high, thick hedges of Augusta National Golf Club for an intimate, entertaining glimpse of the classic cathedral that is home to golf’s most enchanting event. Tales from Augusta’s Fairways takes an inside look at the greats, the amateurs, and the underdogs who have made the Masters the most revered, prestigious golf tournament in the world.

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Overview

In Tales from Augusta’s Fairways, Jim Hawkins, who covered his first Masters in 1968, takes readers behind the high, thick hedges of Augusta National Golf Club for an intimate, entertaining glimpse of the classic cathedral that is home to golf’s most enchanting event. Tales from Augusta’s Fairways takes an inside look at the greats, the amateurs, and the underdogs who have made the Masters the most revered, prestigious golf tournament in the world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781613210796
  • Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
  • Publication date: 4/1/2012
  • Series: Tales from the Team Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 798,565
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Jim Hawkins is a sportswriter who covered his first Masters in 1968. In 2001 he witnessed Tiger Woods’ epic “Tiger Slam.” He currently writes for the Oakland
Press. He lives in Pontiac, Michigan.

Robert Hartman graduated from Hillsdale College in 1985, where he was captain of the Hillsdale golf team. After receiving his master’s degree from
Hollins University he began his career as a successful freelance writer. He now resides in Roanoke, Virginia.

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Table of Contents

1 Cathedral in the Pines 1

2 Tiger 18

3 The Bear 30

4 White Castles and Green Coats 41

5 The King 52

6 Smile, You're On TV 62

7 Bobby 77

8 The Amateurs 87

9 By Invitation Only 101

10 Bantam Ben 117

11 Slammin' Sammy 125

12 Hole of Vultures, and Other Horrors 133

13 The Squire 145

14 Lord Byron 151

15 Destiny, Fate, and Dreams 155

16 The Shark 165

17 Ollie 171

18 Rookies 179

19 Tigers Buddy 188

20 Only at Augusta 193

21 The Little Guy 206

22 World' s Wonder Inland Golf Course 212

Epilogue 225

Bibliography 236

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