1986 Masters

Author: John Boyette
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762768681
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At the age of forty-six, Jack Nicklaus was considered by some to be done as a championship golfer. Entering the 1986 Masters, most folks had written off the Golden Bear. But the winner of a record seventeen professional majors wasn't done yet. After a slow start, Nicklaus got in the hunt during the weekend, and he played the final nine holes in a 6-under-par 30. He roared past a who's who of top golfers that day to win his sixth Masters title—a record that still exists. Most experts agree that it was the most thrilling day of tournament golf ever played. Upon the twenty-fifth anniversary of arguably the most exciting Masters in history, THE 1986 MASTERS is nearly a hole-by-hole account written by a veteran sports journalist who was there. Illustrated with more than fifty exclusive photographs of the tournament from the award-winning team at the Augusta Chronicle, it takes you right onto the course with the golfers. Author John Boyette includes commentary from interviews with the key figures connected to the 1986 Masters. From Nicklaus's wife and son to CBS announcers to the players themselves—Greg Norman, Tom Kite, Bernhard Langer, Sandy Lyle, Seve Ballesteros, and many more—an amazing chorus of voices that helps tell this remarkable story. And the voice of Jack Nicklaus shines as well, in an interview provided exclusively for the book. A thoroughly absorbing narrative about one of golf's greatest moments created by one of golf's greatest figures, THE 1986 MASTERS is a must-read for any golf fan.

The Greatest Masters

Author: Stephen Goodwin
Publisher: Harpercollins
ISBN:
Size: 77.72 MB
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Recounts Jack Nicklaus' amazing victory at the 1986 Masters Tournament, briefly describes the tournament's history, and includes profiles of the main golfers involved in the contest

One For The Ages

Author: Tom Clavin
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1569768552
Size: 18.34 MB
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Chronicles Jack Nicklaus' win at the 1986 Masters, despite being ranked only 160th going into the tournament, and profiles the Masters competition and such players as Seve Ballesteros, Tom Kite, and Greg Norman.

Golfer S Ebook Gift Set

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Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493017039
Size: 21.58 MB
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Looking for that perfect gift for the golfer who has everything? How about the gift of history? This three-volume set contains bestselling collections from golf’s greatest moments, collected and told by professional sports journalists. From The Links goes deep into golf’s history to cull funny moments from the time the sport started in Scotland up through the 2010 Masters. In 1986 Masters, Augusta-based journalist John Boyette tells the story of one of the Golden Bear’s greatest comebacks. And Golf’s All-Time Firsts, Mosts, Leasts, and a Few Nevers will give you plenty of trivia, anecdotes, and green-related humor for the next time you’re on the links. Fore!

The Magnificent Masters

Author: Gil Capps
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0306821850
Size: 13.93 MB
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Long before any of the players actually hit a golf ball, the 1975 Masters Tournament was destined for the record books when Lee Elder became the first African-American ever invited to the exclusive Augusta club's tourney. He was among the veritable Hall of Fame-list of competitors that week: Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Hale Irwin, Billy Casper, and Sam Snead. But Elder, rattled by the media attention, missed the cut. By the weekend, this would be overshadowed, however, by a showdown of the game's three heavyweights: Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, and Tom Weiskopf. Their back-and-forth battle would rivet the golfing world and dramatically culminate in one of the greatest finishes in Masters' history. Gil Capps, a twenty-two-year veteran of the golf industry with NBC Sports and the Golf Channel, recaptures, hole-by-hole, the thrilling drama of this singular event from golf's golden era, from the media-crazed build-up to the tournament's final dramatic putt that would change the game of golf forever.

Masters Of Light

Author: Dennis Schaefer
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520956494
Size: 72.84 MB
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Through conversations held with fifteen of the most accomplished contemporary cinematographers, the authors explore the working world of the person who controls the visual look and style of a film. This reissue includes a new foreword by cinematographer John Bailey and a new preface by the authors, which bring this classic guide to cinematography, in print for more than twenty-five years, into the twenty-first century.

Black Masters A Free Family Of Color In The Old South

Author: Michael P. Johnson
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393245489
Size: 68.13 MB
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"A remarkably fine work of creative scholarship." —C. Vann Woodward, New York Review of Books In 1860, when four million African Americans were enslaved, a quarter-million others, including William Ellison, were "free people of color." But Ellison was remarkable. Born a slave, his experience spans the history of the South from George Washington and Thomas Jefferson to Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis. In a day when most Americans, black and white, worked the soil, barely scraping together a living, Ellison was a cotton-gin maker—a master craftsman. When nearly all free blacks were destitute, Ellison was wealthy and well-established. He owned a large plantation and more slaves than all but the richest white planters. While Ellison was exceptional in many respects, the story of his life sheds light on the collective experience of African Americans in the antebellum South to whom he remained bound by race. His family history emphasizes the fine line separating freedom from slavery.

The Front Nine

Author: Barry LeBrock
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1623687187
Size: 63.51 MB
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The most famous shot in golf history—from Gene Sarazen's double eagle, which led to victory at the 1935 Masters to Tom Watson's nearly impossible chip shot in the 1982 U.S. Open—the greatest and most memorable shots in the long and storied history of this grand game are brought to life in The Front Nine. Triumphant victory as well as heartbreaking defeat play out shot-by-shot as the most celebrated tournaments of the past come to life. Readers thrill to both the joy and agony of the most significant shots in golf history through detailed description, commentary from the men who pulled them off, and fresh insight from golf historian Barry LeBrock.

The Golf Book Of Days

Author: Robert McCord
Publisher: Citadel Press
ISBN: 9780806523088
Size: 63.18 MB
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Sure to delight every links enthusiast, this compendium of golf facts, trivia, anecdotes, and anniversaries presents a fascinating history and celebration of the game in a highly browsable day-by-day format. Classic games, birthdays of golf greats, the history and evolution of golf rules, equipment, and courses are all included, with an emphasis on golf's "Olympian heroes." Each entry contains a brief essay on an event or person associated with that day, such as: January 1, 1932: The United States Golf Association standardizes the golf ball. April 8, 2001: Tiger Woods wins the Masters, thus winning all four major "Grand Slam" championship tournaments in one calendar year. More than just a book of facts and dates, The Golf Book of Days is an affectionate look at "this most elegant of games." This fact-packed volume deserves a place on every golfer's bookshelf.