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The greatest game ever played : Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the birth of modern golf.

Frost, Mark, 1953- (Author).

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  • 8 of 9 copies available at SC LENDS.

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AHJ - Hardeeville Branch 796.352 FRO (Text) 30365101103415 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 12/10/2019
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch 796.352 FRO (Text) 0530002627475 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Chesterfield - Pageland 796.352 FRO (Text) 30493100201111 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Lake City Branch 796.352 Frost (Text) 33172002797932 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Main Library 796.352 Frost (Text) 33172003219548 Adult Non-fiction Available -
Kershaw - Camden Library 796.352F (Text) 33255002734607 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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York - Fort Mill Branch 796.352 FROST (Text) 33205007028471 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0786869208
  • ISBN: 9780786869206
  • ISBN: 1401308120
  • ISBN: 9781401308124
  • Physical Description: 488 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2002.

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Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
Harry Vardon and Francis Ouimet came from different worlds and different generations, but their passion for golf set them on parallel paths that would collide in the most spectacular match their sport has ever known. Through hard work, courage and determination, Vardon escaped poverty in Britain to achieve recognition as the greatest champion in the game's history. Ouimet, a virtual unknown from Massachusetts, only three years removed from his career as a lowly caddie, worshiped Vardon, a man twice his age, innovator of the modern grip and swing. When these unlikely opponents came together in a legendary battle at the 1913 U.S. Open, the world's reaction gave rise to the sport of golf as we know it today. Weaving together the stories of Vardon and Ouimet, Frost has crafted an intimate epic, equal parts sports biography, social history and human drama.--From publisher description.
Subject: Vardon, Harry, 1870-1937.
Ouimet, Francis.
Golf > History.

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