By James Dodson
With compelling aspect and natural ardour, James Dodson recounts the singular brilliance of 3 golfing titans and the way they kept the pro travel and created the sport as we all know it today.
During the melancholy golfing used to be in trouble. As a spectator game it was once at the verge of extinction. This was once the sad prospect dealing with Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, and Ben Hogan –two dirt-poor boys from Texas and one other from Virginia, who had devoted themselves to the game. yet then lightning struck, and from the overdue thirties into the fifties those 3 males have been so completely dominant that they remodeled either how the sport used to be performed and the way society appeared it. Paving the way in which for the next acclaim for gamers from Arnold Palmer to Tiger Woods, they have been, and should continuously stay, a triumvirate for the ages.
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