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Now in paperback-the unforgettable story of the 1973 U.S. Open and the unknown young golfer who astonished the world. In 1973, a Who's Who of golf greats gathered at Oakmont Country Club for the U.S. Open. Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus were among those favored to win. Instead, 26-year-old Johnny Miller edged out the legends and crafted a record-setting 63 to win by a single stroke. With fascinating profiles of Miller, Palmer, Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, Tom Weiskopf, and John Schlee, Chasing Greatness beautifully captures one of the unlikeliest victories and most dramatic sports triumphs of the past half century.
Table of Contents
|Prologue. Talkin' Oakmont||p. 1|
|June 14, 1973|
|The King Never Left||p. 11|
|The Big Three Reborn||p. 29|
|A View from the Parking Lot||p. 47|
|June 15, 1973|
|The Prince and the King||p. 89|
|A Watered-down Open||p. 108|
|June 16, 1973|
|"He's Longer Than Nicklaus.... Go Watch This Boy."||p. 139|
|A Day for All Ages||p. 168|
|Joe Feast vs. Joe Famine||p. 187|
|Chasing a Living, Chasing Trouble||p. 201|
|June 17, 1973|
|The Mad Scramble||p. 233|
|The Greatest Nine Ever||p. 260|
|Chasing Greatness||p. 273|
|Chasing Greatness, Twenty Years Later|
|Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Lee Trevino||p. 297|
|Tom Weiskopf||p. 311|
|John Schlee||p. 324|
|Johnny Miller||p. 337|
|Johnny Miller's 63: The Greatest Round Ever? A Historical and Statistical Perspective||p. 353|
|Interviews Conducted for Chasing Greatness||p. 363|
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