Following Through

Writings on Golf
Author(s): Herbert Warren Wind
Genre: Sports, History
Original Publish Date: Jan 26, 2016
Product Number: EB00629645
Released: Jan 26, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504027595
Publisher: Open Road Media
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These essays by the legendary sports writer "put readers right in the galleries" watching "all the great golfers, from Harry Vardon to Jack Nicklaus" (The New York Times Book Review). 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.

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