The 100 Greatest Ever Golfers

The 100 Greatest Ever Golfers

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by Andy Farrell
     
 

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Walter Hagen to Tiger Woods, a fascinating and knowledgeable history of golf through the most talented men and women to have ever played the game. Now in paperback, with a new section featuring rankings for each player

Covering the early amateur masters of the game, starting with Old Tom Morris, to the maestros of the Open era, this collection features

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Walter Hagen to Tiger Woods, a fascinating and knowledgeable history of golf through the most talented men and women to have ever played the game. Now in paperback, with a new section featuring rankings for each player

Covering the early amateur masters of the game, starting with Old Tom Morris, to the maestros of the Open era, this collection features biographies and career statistics of players from all over the world, including the U.S., UK, South Africa, Europe, and Australia. From Ben Hogan and legendary figures such as Jack Nicklaus, to contemporary greats including Phil Mickelson, this history recounts the lives and achievements of the sport's leading players through fascinating anecdotes and insights into the development of the game across the decades. Arranged by era and with additional sections on the greatest ever drivers, bunker players, and putters, this is the ideal pick-up-and-dip-in book for all golfing aficionados, whatever their handicap.

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Editorial Reviews

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"I have no hesitation in recommending Andy Farrell's fascinating book." —Arnold Palmer

"Debates? There are many. Fun? Just consider his final five pairings in the race for the best through the ages. . . . Who wouldn't pay to follow those matches?" —Sports.com

"An enjoyable read." —Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781907642357
Publisher:
Elliott & Thompson
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.50(d)

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Won Golf Book of the Year at the 2012 British Sports Awards

"An enjoyable read."  —LibraryJournal.com 

"A good, quick reference — perfect for bedside reading." — The State

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