[home of the Masters Tournament]

Streaming Audiobook - 2007
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The Augusta National Golf Club, home of the prestigious Masters Tournament, is an American icon shrouded in intrigue. Behind the wondrous scenes and memorable tournament play resides a secretive and exclusive clan, marked with scandal and invested with the social power to make or break a man's rise to glory. Mixing a deep respect for golf's traditions with a scrutinizing curiosity, Eubanks explores the many episodes of controversy in the club's history, including the significant role co-founder Clifford Roberts played in Augusta member-to-be Dwight Eisenhower's ascension to the presidency; Roberts' suicide and the club's subsequent loss of the pistol he used; and the exclusion of African-American Charlie Sifford from the Masters field. He also recalls moments of Masters glory, such as the 1997 coronation of Tiger Woods, the first African-American Masters winner. Augusta is required reading for any golf fan.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2007.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781455101252
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (480 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Parker, Tom
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