New PDF release: America's Gift to Golf: Herbert Warren Wind on the Masters

By Herbert Warren Wind

The dean of yankee golfing writers will pay tribute to the nation’s maximum tournament

Over the process his forty-year profession on the New Yorker and Sports Illustrated, Herbert Warren Wind coated the sport of golfing from many alternative angles, offering readers with eloquent insights at the iconic classes of Scotland in addition to Bing Crosby’s lifelong love affair with the game. yet no point of golfing was once in the direction of Wind’s center, or extra in detail linked to his identify, than the once a year Masters match at Augusta nationwide golfing Course.

Recounting Arnold Palmer’s victory in 1958, Wind coined the word “Amen nook” to explain the fateful stretch of golfing direction together with the eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth holes. To have a good time the 50th anniversary of the 1st Augusta nationwide Invitation, held in 1934, Wind eloquently stated a half-century’s worthy of highlights, from Bobby Jones’s unique imaginative and prescient of an off-the-cuff festival among his outdated neighbors and the game’s emerging stars, to Ben Crenshaw’s notable defeat of Tom Watson within the 1984 tournament.
 
jam-packed with the grand traditions—including eco-friendly jackets, pink azaleas, and white jumpsuits—and dramatic moments that experience made the Masters the main unique of the 4 significant championships, America’s reward to golfing brings the historical past of this majestic event to bright existence and testifies to the long-lasting legacy of Herbert Warren Wind.

 

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