Two Roads to Augusta: The Heartwarming Story of Ben Crenshaw and Carl Jackson

Two Roads to Augusta: The Heartwarming Story of Ben Crenshaw and Carl Jackson

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by Ben Crenshaw, Carl Jackson
     
 

This is the story of how two different individuals from very different backgrounds converged at the Masters, not only to become close friends but also attain the greatest prize in golf—not once, but twice. Ben Crenshaw, the golfer, grew up in Austin, Texas, and worked his way to two Masters Green Jackets. Carl Jackson, the caddie, grew up poor in segregated

Overview

This is the story of how two different individuals from very different backgrounds converged at the Masters, not only to become close friends but also attain the greatest prize in golf—not once, but twice. Ben Crenshaw, the golfer, grew up in Austin, Texas, and worked his way to two Masters Green Jackets. Carl Jackson, the caddie, grew up poor in segregated Augusta, Georgia, but worked his way to caddying in a record 52 Masters, through 2013. With more than 200 photos, this book focuses on their friendship and their surprisingly parallel lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888531190
Publisher:
American Golfer, The
Publication date:
04/01/2013
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 12.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Ben Crenshaw is a professional golfer who has won 19 events on the PGA Tour, including two major championships: the Masters Tournament in 1984 and 1995. Carl Jackson is a golf caddie at the Augusta National Golf Club. He has caddied at every Masters Tournament and for Ben Crenshaw 35 times, including on the two occasions on which he won the tournament. Melanie Hauser is a coauthor of The Legends of Golf: Twenty-Five Years of the Champion Tour.

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Two Roads to Augusta: The Heartwarming Story of Ben Crenshaw and Carl Jackson 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
JamieWJ More than 1 year ago
Lost my copy - unfair the way it is being sold ($50.00)! What a fine soul searching book. The most important factor is this venue is the lack of race but a more caring canvas about two different men united for the soul purpose of winning the Masters!!!