Following Through

Following Through

Writings on Golf

eBook - 2016
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The definitive collection of a legendary sportswriter's reflections on his favorite game. In this classic anthology, Herbert Warren Wind recreates Ben Hogan's stirring performance in the third round of the 1967 Masters, when the fifty-four-year-old former champion turned back the clock to birdie six of the final nine holes and send spectators home "as exhilarated as schoolboys." At the 1964 US Open, the dean of American golf writers captures the drama and excitement of "one of the most inspiring stories in American golf": Ken Venturi's heroic victory over Arnold Palmer, Tommy Jacobs, and a case of heat exhaustion to win his only major championship. From Harry Vardon to Steve Ballesteros, Pebble Beach to Ballybunion, the British Open to the President's Putter, this generous and entertaining volume contains Herbert Warren Wind's most famous essays on the sport he loved above all others. Vivid, eloquent, and insightful, Following Through showcases a master craftsman at the very top of his form.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Open Road Media, [2016]
Copyright Date: 016
ISBN: 9781504027595
Branch Call Number: 796.352 Wi
Description: 1 online resource (414 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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