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Golf My Way: The Instructional Classic, Revised and Updated
Jack Nicklaus
0743267125
March 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Hailed as a classic and read everywhere golf is played, Golf My Way has sold more than 2 million copies worldwide since it was first published in 1974.Finally, Jack Nicklaus, golf's leading master, definitively covers the whole of his game through a lifetime of greatness. Golf My Way presents an all-inclusive, A-to-Z explanation of how this greatest of champions thinks about and plays the game.· New introduction, endpiece, and illustrations· Brand-new chapters discussing the changes in Nicklaus's outlook and techniques· Reflections on the differences in tournament golf today compared with when Nicklaus joined the PGA tour in 1962· Advice on the mental elements of improved playing that are not directly related to ball-striking or shot-making


The Wicked Game: Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, and the Story of Modern Golf
Howard Sounes
006051387X
May 2005
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
Sounes approaches a journalistic exposé of the modern business of golf from a biographical perspective. Through riveting portraits of Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, the author of biographies on Charles Bukowski and Bob Dylan turns the spotlight on the game's evolution, from country club pastime to a multibillion-dollar business, with multimillionaire players holing out and cashing in. The "wicked" in this game is in its documented history of discrimination against minorities, women and the less-than-rich who can't afford the country club dues. (The "Caucasian clause" existed in the rules of the PGA of America from 1934 until 1961.) In modern parlance, it also refers to being wickedly difficult to play and wickedly fun. With the advent of charismatic players such as Palmer and Woods, and the...


The Bobby Jones Story
Oscar Bane Keeler
157243547X
Apr 2003
(Hardcover) - Deluxe Ed.
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The Wicked Game: Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, and the Story of Modern Golf
Howard Sounes
0060513861
May 2004
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
Sounes approaches a journalistic exposé of the modern business of golf from a biographical perspective. Through riveting portraits of Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, the author of biographies on Charles Bukowski and Bob Dylan turns the spotlight on the game's evolution, from country club pastime to a multibillion-dollar business, with multimillionaire players holing out and cashing in. The "wicked" in this game is in its documented history of discrimination against minorities, women and the less-than-rich who can't afford the country club dues. (The "Caucasian clause" existed in the rules of the PGA of America from 1934 until 1961.) In modern parlance, it also refers to being wickedly difficult to play and wickedly fun. With the advent of charismatic players such as Palmer and Woods, and the...


Jack Nicklaus: My Story
Jack Nicklaus
0684836289
March 1997
Hardcover
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Book Review
As "The Golfer of the Century," Jack Nicklaus is a recognized authority on the game's history and direction, and in his 13th book, My Story, he shares the details of his most impressive victories. With 20 major championships under his belt, he has plenty of highlights to share, including shot-by-shot analyses of his classic battles with fellow legends Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, and Tom Watson. Indeed, Nicklaus seems to recall every shot of his illustrious career, and he is able to infuse his discussions of final round action with suspense, even though we've known the outcomes all these years. To this erudite study of golf the Golden Bear adds personal elements that reveal the man behind the one-iron. Nicklaus describes his business dealings--both successes and failures--his love of golf course design,...


Jack Nicklaus: My Story
Jack Nicklaus
0684838702
April 1998
Paperback
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Book Review
As "The Golfer of the Century," Jack Nicklaus is a recognized authority on the game's history and direction, and in his 13th book, My Story, he shares the details of his most impressive victories. With 20 major championships under his belt, he has plenty of highlights to share, including shot-by-shot analyses of his classic battles with fellow legends Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, and Tom Watson. Indeed, Nicklaus seems to recall every shot of his illustrious career, and he is able to infuse his discussions of final round action with suspense, even though we've known the outcomes all these years. To this erudite study of golf the Golden Bear adds personal elements that reveal the man behind the one-iron. Nicklaus describes his business dealings--both successes and failures--his love of golf course design,...


Jack Nicklaus
Mark Shaw
1582614504
Apr 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
An intimately penned biography following the life and times of the Golden Bear. Anecdote's from Nicklaus' family, friends, associates and of course golf rivals...Jack should be recognized as the best golfer in history.


Duel in the Sun: Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus in the Battle of Turnberry
Michael Corcoran
0743203100
June 2002
Hardcover
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From Library Journal
This is one of those rare books that actually delivers more than the title promises. Corcoran, one-time editor of Golf Illustrated and author of The PGA TOUR Complete Book of Golf, highlights the stirring battle waged between Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus for the 1977 Open (British) Championship in Turnberry, Scotland. The author offers both a succinct history of that tournament, reaching back to the mid-19th century, and a particularly revealing examination of leading participants from the United States. He tells how Arnold Palmer's 1960 quest for the title rekindled the interest of America's top touring pros in the four-day event that most golfers consider the world's most important. Corcoran provides rich analyses of Palmer; Nicklaus, the man who dethroned him; and Watson, who out-dueled the Golden Bear during a...


Duel in the Sun: Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus in the Battle of Turnberry
Michael Corcoran
0803264518
March 2005
Paperback
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From Library Journal
This is one of those rare books that actually delivers more than the title promises. Corcoran, one-time editor of Golf Illustrated and author of The PGA TOUR Complete Book of Golf, highlights the stirring battle waged between Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus for the 1977 Open (British) Championship in Turnberry, Scotland. The author offers both a succinct history of that tournament, reaching back to the mid-19th century, and a particularly revealing examination of leading participants from the United States. He tells how Arnold Palmer's 1960 quest for the title rekindled the interest of America's top touring pros in the four-day event that most golfers consider the world's most important. Corcoran provides rich analyses of Palmer; Nicklaus, the man who dethroned him; and Watson, who out-dueled the Golden Bear during a...


Bobby Jones and the Quest for the Grand Slam
Catherine Lewis
1572437286
January 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
In 1930, Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr. became the first and only golfer in the world to win the British Amateur, the British Open, the U.S. Open, and the U.S. Amateur in a single year—an achievement that came to be known as the Grand Slam. On the 50th anniversary of Jones’ triumph, Herbert Warren Wind, writing for The New Yorker, asked a question that is even more relevant today: "How is it that he remains so alive for us and that what he did in 1930 continues to hold meaning for us and to give us pleasure?" Bobby Jones and the Quest for the Grand Slam, published in honor of the 75th anniversary of Jones’ triumph, answers this question.

From the Publisher
"By the time he won the third leg—the U.S. Open at Interlachen—it could no longer be a secret to...


Eternal Summer: Palmer, Nicklaus, and Hogan in 1960, Golf's Golden Year
Curt Sampson
0375753680
October 2000
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
Sampson ( Texas Golf Legends ) makes a convincing case that 1960 was a watershed for the pro links game. It was the year when the aging Ben Hogan, almost literally on his last legs (he had been badly mangled in an auto crash), was barely hanging on to his past glory; rising star Arnold Palmer was starting to draw the crowds of fans who eventually turned into Arnie's Army; and 20-year-old Jackie Nicklaus was just making his presence known. Even more significant, however, was the increasing interest of major corporations in associating themselves with events on the pro tour and in promising larger and larger purses, a trend that did indeed change the game forever. Photos not seen by PW. Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title....


Golf My Way
Jack Nicklaus
068485211X
April 1998
Paperback
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Amazon.com
Written in the early '70s, Golf My Way is the first of the truly modern instructionals mixing physics and kinesiology with theory and technique. The writing's a little dense, but the illustrations are quite good, and some of the mental exercises nothing less than revolutionary. If there's a caveat to Golf My Way, it's that Jack's way works for Jack's game, and may not mesh with yours. Then again, this is the book that introduced Ernie Els to golf, and look what he's done. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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