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The Making of the Masters: Clifford Roberts, Augusta National, and Golf's Most Prestigious Tournament
The Making of the Masters: Clifford Roberts, Augusta National, and Golf's Most Prestigious Tournament
by David Owen
Edition: Hardcover
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5.0 out of 5 stars Outstaning .....I could not put it down, Feb. 16 2002
This is not a book about golf. It is the outstanding history of a national treasure it's people and how it almost went bankrupt, and was saved by the dedication and love of Clifford Roberts. The book is of history, business, caring, commitement and amazing dedication. If Clifford Roberts were alive today, people would beg him to give motivational talks, but he would turn down all offers. He was a very private man who influenced the lives U.S. Presidents. Clifford was a skin flint who for no reason would hire the poor friend or relative of a kitchen worker or on hearing that a greens keepers wife was ill, borrowed a members private jet to fly her to his doctor for tratment. He was a complex yet simple man.
WARNING, if you start reading this book do so on a Friday night when you don't have anything planned on the weekend as you won't be able to put it down.

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