Talking on Tour

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Talking on Tour is filled with heartwarming, off-the-cuff stories that classically capture the essence of America's most popular pastime. You'll read about Sam Snead's historic round with former Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill; Tom Weiskopf's faux pas when he met Great Britain's Princess Margaret; Bobby Jones's heroic struggle with the disease that wasted his body and eventually claimed his life; Tommy Bolt's struggles (in vain) to control his temper; and the universal trials and tribulations, joys and ...
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Overview

Talking on Tour is filled with heartwarming, off-the-cuff stories that classically capture the essence of America's most popular pastime. You'll read about Sam Snead's historic round with former Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill; Tom Weiskopf's faux pas when he met Great Britain's Princess Margaret; Bobby Jones's heroic struggle with the disease that wasted his body and eventually claimed his life; Tommy Bolt's struggles (in vain) to control his temper; and the universal trials and tribulations, joys and frustrations of golfers, from the game's greatest champions to the hackers among us. This essential omnibus celebrates the people, the camaraderie, and the great spirit of the game.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809294732
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 491
  • Product dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.66 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii
Preface xv
Acknowledgments xvii
Amy Alcott 1
Architects 2
Tommy Armour 11
Augusta National Golf Club 17
Aussie Rules 30
Seve Ballesteros 31
Brian Barnes 36
The Bauer Sisters 37
Patty Berg 39
Tommy Bolt 41
The Boys 49
Johnny Bulla 53
Walter Burkemo 54
Caddies 55
Andrew Carnegie 75
JoAnne Carner 77
Church and State 78
Winston Churchill 79
Fred Corcoran 80
Henry Cotton 81
The Country Club 82
Fred Couples 84
Ben Crenshaw 85
Bing Crosby 89
Bernard Darwin 92
Dear Old Dad 94
Jimmy Demaret 95
Roberto de Vicenzo 106
Gardner Dickinson 107
Disasters 109
Bob Drum 111
Jimmy Durante 113
Dwight D. Eisenhower 115
Joe Ezar 117
David Feherty 119
Maurice Flitcroft 121
Foreign Affairs 123
Walter Hagen 127
Claude Harmon 139
Dutch Harrison 141
Clayton Heafner 142
Ben Hogan 143
Ireland 169
Bobby Jones 173
John F. Kennedy 191
Joe Kirkwood 192
Tom Kite 193
Ky Laffoon 197
Jack Lemmon 199
Lawson Little 200
Bobby Locke 201
Henry Longhurst 203
Nancy Lopez 205
Los Angeles Country Club 209
Joe Louis 210
Davis Love, Jr. 211
George Low 215
Lucky Breaks 218
Sandy Lyle 219
Roger Maltbie 221
Lloyd Mangrum 223
Dave Marr 225
Billy Martin 229
Gary McCord 231
Machinegun Jack McGurn 232
Dr. Cary Middlecoff 235
Johnny Miller 237
Walter Morgan 238
Young Tom Morris 239
Mother England 241
Muirfield 248
The National Golf Links 250
Byron Nelson 251
Jack Nicklaus 259
Greg Norman 269
Moe Norman 273
Christy O'Connor, Sr. 275
Francis Ouimet 279
Se Ri Pak 283
Arnold Palmer 285
Harvey Penick 301
Pine Valley Golf Club 305
Gary Player 309
Politicians 313
The Press 316
Nick Price 335
Dana Quigley 339
Ted Ray 340
Allan Robertson 341
John D. Rockefeller 342
Chi Chi Rodriguez 343
Bob Rosburg 347
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews 348
The Rules 352
Babe Ruth 359
The Ryder Cup 363
Gene Sarazen 367
Scotland, the Brave 374
"Shell's Wonderful World of Golf" 375
Shinnecock Hills Golf Club 379
Show Business 381
Charlie Sifford 384
J. C. Snead 386
Sam Snead 389
Lefty Stackhouse 407
Craig Stadler 411
Curtis Strange 413
Temper, Temper 415
Titanic Thompson 418
Jim Thorpe 419
Jerome Travers 423
Walter Travis 424
Lee Trevino 427
Harry Vardon 433
Ken Venturi 435
Lanny Wadkins 449
Cyril Walker 450
The Walker Cup 451
Tom Watson 453
Tom Weiskopf 455
Joyce Wethered 460
Kathy Whitworth 461
The Wild Kingdom 462
Morris Williams 465
Wives and Lovers 466
Tiger Woods 475
World War II 478
Ben Wright 479
Babe Zaharias 481
Index 485
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