Driven : Teen Phenoms, Mad Parents, Swing Science and the Future of Golf

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-07-07
  • Publisher: Gotham
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Veteran golf journalist Cook offers a compelling look inside the high-pressure creation of the new breed of superstar golfers. 8-page bw photo insert.

Author Biography

Kevin Cook is the author of Tommy-'s Honor, which won the United States Golf Association-'s 2007 Herbert Warren Wind Book Award. An award-winning journalist and former editor in chief of Golf Magazine, Cook has been a senior editor at Sports Illustrated, executive editor of Travel & Leisure Golf, and guest commentator on CNN and ESPN.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Brave New Gamep. ix
Talent: The First Ingredientp. 1
Grit: Blood, Sweat and Tears - and Blistersp. 33
Teaching: The Science of Swinging a Stickp. 62
Support: Nobody Makes It Alonep. 100
Graduation: At First, You Don't Succeedp. 133
Breakthrough: The Last Giant Stepp. 170
Epilogues: To Be Continuedp. 199
Acknowledgmentsp. 223
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