Twenty-Five of the World's Greatest Golfers and the Fathers who Inspired Them
Deke Palmer, a Pennsylvania greenskeeper, taught his young son Arnold how to win, and more importantly, how to lose. Charlie Nicklaus, an Ohio pharmacist, paid for lessons week after week for his son Jack. Eugene Alcott was an orthodontist who, despite his personal demons, inspired his daughter Amy to reach the pinnacle of women's golf.
Palmer, Nicklaus and Alcott are among the 25 golfers in this book who open their hearts and tell in their own words of the inspirational roles their fathers played in their lives. Both joys and sorrows are revealed in this touching collection of stories, accompanied by photographs from the golfers' personal scrapbooks. Other golfers included are Payne Stewart, Gary player, Calvin Peete, Ben Crenshaw, and Judy Rankin.
These golfers are motivated by the guiding force of their devoted dads, who sacrificed much in their own lives to pass on what they could to their children. They taught the lessons that their sons and daughters never forgot.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 01 / 1998
- 203 x 205mm