Charles Price's A Golf Story: Bobby Jones, Augusta National, and the Masters PDF

By Charles Price

ISBN-10: 1892049228

ISBN-13: 9781892049223

Quickly after its unique book in 1986, A golfing tale used to be heralded as one of many classics of golfing literature. it's a publication that intertwines 3 immortal subjects-Bobby Jones, Augusta nationwide, and the Masters Tournament-into one compelling narrative. those 3 tales are inextricably associated; jointly, they shape a desirable backdrop to an April drama that's specific within the annals of golfing and that, like Jones himself, transcends activities. utilizing firsthand stories with Augusta nationwide and the Masters match that date again to 1948, Charles expense spent 3 years weaving jointly this old tale and, in an unparalleled circulate, Augusta nationwide opened its guarded information for his study, thereby making this e-book the 1st approved historical past of either the membership and the match.

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Calvin was being so good. He normally made a fuss whenever they left Libby and Tate’s place—it was as if he wanted to live there, instead of with her. Grateful for small favors, Julie made sure he was properly fastened in before sliding behind the wheel. “This is quite a car,” Garrett said, settled in on the passenger side of the pink Cadillac. “It’s a classic,” Julie said fondly. She’d always loved the pink bomb, but lately she’d been thinking of trading it in for something smaller and more fuelefficient.

Calvin grinned. “I love you more,” he countered. It was a game they played, the two of them. “I love you all the way to the moon and back,” Julie replied. ” “I love you ten times more,” Julie batted back. “I love you all the numbers in the world,” Calvin finished triumphantly. Julie laughed, accepting defeat gracefully. She could have thrown infinity at him, but he would merely have doubled it. Her heart was full when she kissed Calvin once more, for good measure. She barely kept herself from hauling him into her arms and holding him tight, tight, tight.

She didn’t say it, of course, until her little boy had joined Audrey and Ava, who were playing in the leaves beneath the oak trees on the other side of the yard. Libby chuckled. ” she replied. ” Julie bit back the admission that he’d kissed her, too. Twice. There wasn’t much she didn’t tell her sisters, but she had yet to make sense of what had happened in the pool the night before. And something had happened. “He mentioned dinner in Austin or San Antonio,” Julie said. Libby raised one eyebrow, her eyes twinkling.

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