The Wicked Game: Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods And The True Story Of Modern Golf

Howard Sounes

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Tiger Woods is the most famous and best-paid sports figure in the world today, Arnold Palmer is the father of modern golf, and Jack Nicklaus is the game's greatest champion - together their lives encapsulate the real story of golf at the highest level. In this riveting book Sounes has had unprecedented access to the players and their closest associates - including Earl Woods and other members of Tiger's family, his friends, girlfriends, caddies and coaches, Palmer and Nicklaus themselves, Gary Player, Tony Jacklin, Tom Watson and Mark McCormack.

The resulting book contains many revelations about the personal lives, rivalries, the wealth, business deals and the secrets of these remarkable men, as well as the murky background history of a game marred by racism and sexism. For the first time the complete and true story of Tiger Woods and his family background is untangled. More than a conventional sports book, The Wicked Game is a compelling and entertaining story of talent, fame, wealth and power.

Language English
ISBN-10 978-0283073656
ISBN-13 9780283073656
No of pages 336
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Sidgwick & Jackson
Published Date 19 Mar 2004

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Author : Howard Sounes

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