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The making of the Masters : Clifford Roberts, Augusta National, and golf's most prestigious tournament

Author: David Owen
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To tell the story of the club, the Masters, and its idiosyncratic founder, acclaimed author David Owen was granted unprecedented access to the archives, records, and membership of Augusta National Golf Club. Owen found Roberts to be a character every bit as intriguing and vibrant as his more celebrated co-founder. And he uncovered a wealth of evidence debunking the popular perception that all that is best about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Clifford Roberts; Clifford Roberts
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Owen
ISBN: 0684857294 9780684857299
OCLC Number: 40550887
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 289 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Benevolent Dictator 13 --
Chapter 2 "I Just Figured Cliff Had Never Been a Child" 33 --
Chapter 3 Beginning 49 --
Chapter 4 Augusta National Invitation Tournament 79 --
Chapter 5 "The World's Wonder Inland Golf Course" 101 --
Chapter 6 Cattle, Turkeys, and Prisoners of War 141 --
Chapter 7 General Ike 165 --
Chapter 8 Television 183 --
Chapter 9 Roberts's Rules 209 --
Chapter 10 Inside, Outside 227 --
Chapter 11 Monuments 257.
Responsibility: David Owen.
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A history of the prestigious Masters Golf Tournament draws on the archives of the Augusta National Golf Club to trace the evolution of the event.  Read more...

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