Sunday's Heroes

Sunday's Heroes

by Rex Hardin

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$12.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587361296
Publisher: Wheatmark, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2002
Pages: 140
Product dimensions: 5.54(w) x 8.34(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

Jack Nicklaus
Bruce Crampton
Peter Jacobsen
Tammie Green
Hooks and Slices
Craig Stadler
Byron Nelson
Dick Rhyan
Gene Sarazen
Ray Floyd
Fuzzy Zoeller
John Paul Cain
Chi Chi Rodriguez
Gene Littler
Danny Edwards
Davis Love III
Gary Player
Payne Stewart
Alan Fadel
Orville Moody
Jack Fleck
Skip Kendall
Walter Zembriski
Ken Still
Lauri Merten
Paul Azinger
Lee Trevino
Johnny Miller
Alison Nicholas
Bob Murphy
Gibby Gilbert
Rafe Botts
J. C. Snead
Fred Couples
Andy Bean
Dale Eggeling
Bob Goalby
George Burns
Pat Lindsey
Miller Barber
Tom Weiskopf
Arnold Palmer
Tiger Woods
The Last Putt

Introduction

This short book is about golf and golf professionals. It is about athletes (golfers) who "play for pay." However, when compared to other sports professionals, the professional golfer is remarkably different. The people who make up the various golf tours are true entrepreneurs. They invest their money, their time and their abilities in their vocation. Perhaps that basic difference explains the fact that there have been amazingly few scandals and other public demeaning acts created by the Tour's golf professionals.

Perhaps too, the professional golfer learned early on that clean and decent human behavior has a tremendous effect upon one's ability to perform at the highest level. Betsy King once said, "We have to be pretty self-centered and confident in ourselves to be successful on the Tour. We have strong personalities -maybe even more so than other professionals-because we have to depend solely on our own abilities."

The route to becoming a champion on the various Tours is lonely and treacherous. Only the very strong become Sunday's Heroes.

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