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A Good Walk Spoiled: Days and Nights on the PGA Tour
A Good Walk Spoiled: Days and Nights on the PGA Tour is one of John Feinstein's best books. It is an insiders-story about the lives of famous and not so famous people associated with the PGA. Over the course of one year the author follows Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Mike Donald, John Daly, and Jeff Sluman among others across the U.S. Mr. Feinstein is able to convey the professionalism, the fun, the hysteria, the toil and the frustration felt by th...
A March to Madness: A View from the Floor in the Atlantic Coast Conference
This is a look at the most exciting college basketball conference in the country. It is the story of the 1996-1997 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) basketball season for the nine-team conference from preseason expectations and hype through the team schedules up to the ACC tournament and NCAA tournament selections. The personalities of the coaches, players and fans are unforgettable with luminaries such as coaches Gary Williams, Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzews...
Caddy for Life: The Bruce Edwards Story
John Feinstein tells the story of caddy Bruce Edwards and PGA golf star Tom Watson. Partners for over 30 years, winning 38 professional tournaments and 8 majors, Edwards and Watson were recognized around the world for their successful pairing on the golf tour each weekend. Watson was at one time the best golfer in the world and humbly attributed a large part of his success to his friend and caddy. Except for a three-year stint looping for Greg Norman,...
Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery
In Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery, main characters Steven "Stevie" Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson are winners of a fourteen and under United States Basketball Writing Association (USBWA) writing contest. With their victory they both received press credentials to the Final Four. Stevie and Susan Carol are talking in a loading area of the New Orleans basketball stadium when they overhear MSUs star player, Chip Grabber being blackmailed. They pose as C...
The Last Amateurs
Feinstein writes a history of the 1999-2000 basketball season of the Patriot League, an NCAA division one league that normally gets one team into the tournament in March, "the big dance." This turns out to be the only reward for all the players in the league, and this team usually loses in the first round, because the Patriot League is truly one of the last bastions of amateurism in college athletics. The schools do not give scholarships for sports. T...
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