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American triumvirate : Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, and the modern age of golf

Author: James Dodson
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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A celebration of three legendary golfers describes how the sport deteriorated into virtual non-existence before the trio revitalized its popularity by setting records while transforming how the game was played and regarded.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Byron Nelson; Sam Snead; Ben Hogan; Ben Hogan; Byron Nelson; Sam Snead
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Dodson
ISBN: 9780307473554 0307473554
OCLC Number: 798058736
Description: 378 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue: Ode to Billy Joe --
Year of wonders --
The power of three --
The Golden Age --
The Christmas match --
The university of golf --
Sam versus the world --
Breakthrough and heartbreak --
Redemption --
The war within --
Mr. Golf --
An unexpected Open --
Then there were two --
Hollywood comeback --
Immortality --
Last hurrahs --
Epilogue: Endings and beginnings.
Responsibility: James Dodson.

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A celebration of three legendary golfers describes how the sport deteriorated into virtual non-existence before the trio revitalized its popularity by setting records while transforming how the game was played and regarded.

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