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Home of the Masters Tournament

Augusta( )
Author: Eubanks, Steve
Deford, Frank
Publication Date:Jan 2006
Publisher:Blackstone Audio, Incorporated
Book Format:Downloadable audio file
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

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...
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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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