By James Dodson
During this party of 3 mythical champions at the centennial in their births in 1912, probably the most complete and profitable writers concerning the online game explains the conditions that made each one of them so singularly significant and the way they, in flip, stored not just the pro travel yet sleek golfing itself, hence making attainable the next approval for avid gamers from Arnold Palmer to Tiger Woods.
through the Depression—after the exploits of Walter Hagen and Gene Sarazen and Bobby Jones (winning the Grand Slam as an novice in 1930) had light within the public’s imagination—golf’s acceptance fell 12 months after 12 months, and as a spectator recreation it was once at the verge of extinction. This used to be the sorrowful prospect dealing with dirt-poor boys from Texas and one other from Virginia who had committed themselves to the sport but may perhaps glance ahead simply to eking out a subsistence dwelling besides hundreds of thousands of alternative american citizens. yet then lightning struck, and from the past due thirties into the fifties those 3 males have been so completely dominant—each environment a bunch of records—that they remodeled either how the sport was once performed and the way society appeared it.
activities enthusiasts often are good conscious of Hogan and Nelson and Snead, yet even the main dedicated golfers will examine an excellent many new issues approximately them right here. Their hundredth birthdays may be honored all through 2012—Nelson born in February, Snead in might, and Hogan in August—but as this accomplished and compelling account vividly demonstrates, they have been, and should regularly stay, a triumvirate for the a while.
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American Triumvirate: Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, and the Modern Age of Golf by James Dodson