Delves through ninety years of golfing history to tackle the question: who really is the greatest player? Weaving together a combination of the game's historical feats with statistical analysis, the world's greatest golf writers offer eighteen original essays on the world's greatest golfers in an attempt to answer golf's greatest question.
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"The money list has always been golf's yardstick, but inflation and the exponential purse increases of the Tiger Woods era have rendered the career money list meaningless. Golf's Greatest Eighteen has brought a deeper understanding to these issues of dollars and sense. The book's most compelling aspect may be the year-by-year money for each player, allowing a comparison of golf's best seasons, including Wood's epic 2000, which rates only third. "
Armed with a veritable who’s who of top golf journalists, Golf’s Greatest Eighteen delves through the past ninety years of golfing history to tackle the most debated question in the game: Who really is the greatest player?
Weaving together a unique combination of the game’s historical feats with modern-day statistical analysis, the world’s greatest golf writers offer eighteen original essays on the world’s greatest golfers in a highly entertaining and captivating attempt to answer golf’s greatest question.
The eighteen players: Severiano Ballesteros, Billy Casper, Nick Faldo, Raymond Floyd, “Sir” Walter Hagen, Ben Hogan, Hale Irwin, Robert Tyre Jones, Jr., Byron Nelson, Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Gene Sarazen, Sam Snead, Lee Trevino, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods.
The eighteen writers: Tom Auclair, Al Barkow, Furman Bisher, Jaime Diaz, James Dodson, John Garrity, Ron Green, Sr., Dave Hackenberg, John Hopkins, John Huggan, Kaye Kessler, Dr. Stephen Lowe, Sidney Matthew, Marino Parascenzos, Mike Purkey, Dan Reardon, Phil Tresidder, Ben Wright.About the Author:
David Mackintosh has been writing about golf for more than three decades and has written for a wide variety of top golf publications, including Golf Digest, Golf magazine, and Golf World. A founding board member of the World Golf Foundation, he is a current member of Golf magazine’s Top 100 Selector Panel.
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