9781589794665

Golf's Greatest Championship: The 1960 U.s. Open

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    9781589794665

  • ISBN10:

    1589794664

  • Edition: 50th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-05-16
  • Publisher: Natl Book Network
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Summary

The 1960 U.S. Open Golf Championship played in Denver, Colorado remains perhaps the most dramatic, competitive, and passionate of all Open championships. In 1960 the young lions of the game were eager to reach the top tier occupied by venerable players such as Ben Hogan and Sam Snead. In this Open only a single stroke separated the three leaders: Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer, and a young but talented amateur named Jack Nicklaus on the final two holes.

Author Biography

JULIAN I. GRAUBART has written for Golf Journal and other publications. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
List of Pairingsp. xiii
Map of Cherry Hills Golf Coursep. xiv
Introduction to the 50th Anniversary Editionp. 1
Prologuep. 5
An Heir Emergesp. 7
The Old Guard Stirsp. 31
Qualifiersp. 47
Final Preparationsp. 63
Round Onep. 75
Cherry Hillsp. 105
Round Twop. 113
Round Threep. 157
Round Fourp. 177
"Sportsman of the Year"p. 203
Epiloguep. 215
Bibliographyp. 251
Indexp. 255
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