Tiger Woods: The Makings of a Champion

Tiger Woods: The Makings of a Champion

by Tim Rosaforte


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Tiger Woods: The Makings of a Champion by Tim Rosaforte

Great competitor, top shotmaker, the only player to win the U.S. Amateur three times, a smashing first year on the pro tour at age 20-Tiger Woods is a sports phenomenon. Now discover how he did it and what it cost him in a riveting story that captures the heart and soul of a magnificent American athlete.

-The poignant love story behind his parents' marriage and a soldier's promise to name his son "Tiger"

-A son's talent, a father's ambitions, and the tough mental games geared to either break him or make him a champion

-The truth about college and his decision to go pro

-A revealing close-up of Tiger under pressure, his most dramatic play-offs, and his worst rookie-year mistake

-The big money: $40 million Nike deal and the hot Titleist contract

-The race card-who played it and why-and how Tiger changed the game forever...

-His journey to the 1997 Masters and a spot on the U.S. Ryder Cup Team

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312156725
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 11/01/1996
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.76(w) x 8.53(h) x 0.92(d)

About the Author

A senior writer for Sports Illustrated, Tim Rosaforte has won numerous writing awards and is a former president of the Golf Writers Association of America. He lives in West Palm Beach, Florida, with his wife and family.

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