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Home of the Masters Tournament

Augusta( )
Author: Eubanks, Steve
Foreword by: Deford, Frank
Publication Date:Mar 1998
Imprint:Three Rivers Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.00
Book Description:

Founded in 1933, the Augusta National Golf Club is the perfect course. Co-designed by legends Bobby Jones and Alister MacKenzie, Augusta boasts gorgeous fairways and perfectly manicured greens, set against a breathtaking backdrop of azaleas and pines. Every April, the invitation-only Masters Tournament is watched by millions of avid viewers around the globe. But the exclusive club, with a membership comprising some of the world's most powerful and influential men, is also notorious for...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Golf
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.881 Pounds
Author Biography
Eubanks, Steve (Author)
Benjamin Franklin Deford III was born in Baltimore, Maryland on December 16, 1938. He graduated from Princeton University in 1962. He began his career at Sports Illustrated as a researcher. He wrote for Sports Illustrated for more than 30 years, appeared on HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel for 22 years, and gave 1,656 weekly commentaries for NPR's Morning Edition. He was a six-time Sportswriter of the Year, a National Magazine Award recipient, a member of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame, and the first sportswriter to be given a National Humanities Medal. He wrote both fiction and nonfiction books including two memoirs entitled Alex: The Life of a Child and Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter. He died on May 28, 2017 at the age of 78.


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