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Making the Masters: Bobby Jones and the Birth of America's Greatest Golf Tournament Hardcover – April 1, 2012


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing; 1 edition (April 1, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1616086092
  • ISBN-13: 978-1616086091
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.3 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #452,267 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

David Barrett has been a professional golf writer for more than thirty years. For eighteen years, Barrett served as an editor at Golf magazine, where he wrote the popular “Within the Rules” column. He presently serves as editor-in-chief of Fairway Living magazine. He is a regular contributor to GolfObserver.com and the author of several previous books on golf including Golfing with Dad and Miracle at Merion, which was awarded the USGA’s 2010 Herbert Warren Wind Award as the year’s best book on golf.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By greg sieleman on October 15, 2013
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My love of all things "Masters" related was only enhanced by this masterpiece of a book. What a wonderful walk thru the early years. It provided me with an even greater appreciation golf lovers should have of how close we came to never having this great tournament. I could easily lose myself in the book and see myself there as all the critical decisions were made to keep the club afloat in those trying early years.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By C. S. Gontarz on May 17, 2013
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A detailed look at the beginning of the Masters, with wonderful detail to the struggles of starting the tournament during the depression. Anyone interested in the history of golf and the Masters will really enjoy ready the accounts.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By terry jeffrey on March 17, 2013
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This was an excellent book starting with the dreams of Bobby jones and Clifford Roberts wanting to build Augusta. The early history that went with it made the book great reading
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Easy read. Very informative book about the early struggles of Augusta National and the tournament created to help those struggles
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By JILL YERKIC on September 23, 2014
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We'll written full of interesting facts and insight. Shows the growth of a major and the determination of bobby jones.
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