Making of the Masters: Clifford Roberts, Augusta National, and Golf's Most Prestigious Tournament

David Owen (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.99
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
April 02, 2003
Pages
288
Dimensions
6.1 X 9.2 X 0.85 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780684867519
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About the Author

David Owen plays in a weekly foursome, takes mulligans off the first tee, practices intermittently at best, wore a copper wristband because Steve Ballesteros said so, and struggles for consistency even though his swing is consistent -- just mediocre. He is a staff writer for The New Yorker, a contributing editor to Golf Digest, and a frequent contributor to The Atlantic Monthly. His other books include The First National Bank of Dad, The Chosen One, The Making of the Masters, and My Usual Game. He lives in Washington, Connectic

Reviews

The Wall Street Journal Owen makes us wish we had known Roberts, if only to judge him for ourselves -- no small achievement. He writes beautifully...meandering through the familiar byways, enveloping us in the Augusta-ness of it all.
Jaime Diaz New York Times Book Review Owen accomplishes something...important and long overdue in this sometimes revelatory work -- Clifford Roberts is humanized.