One Week in June, the U.S. Open
Stories and Insights About Playing on the Nation's Finest Fairways From Phil Mickelson, Arnold Palmer, Lee Trevino, Grantland Rice, Jack Nicklaus, Dave Anderson, and Many MoreeBook - 2010
An insider's pass to the world's greatest golf tournament!<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt> <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>The U.S. Open, generally considered the preeminent golf championship in the world, is contested on some of the nation's finest coursesfrom the rolling hills of Winged Foot to the famed fairways of Baltusral to the breathtaking holes of Pebble Beach that overlook Carmel Bay. Tom Kite describes the tournament as without a doubt the most physically, psychologically, and emotionally exhausting event we play, while Jack Nicklaus ranks it as the number one major.<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>One Week in June: The U.S. Open takes fans behind the scenes, giving them a rare and privileged peek into the tournament: its glorious history, finest moments, and even its quirkiest happenings. It features pieces by many of our best-known sportswriters, from Grantland Rice to Dan Jenkins and Rick Reilly, as well as the words of the golf greats themselves.
Publisher: New York : Union Square Press, c2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxv, 422 p.)