A Biography Of Tiger Woods

Strege John

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Publisher: Broadway Books
Publisher Place: New York
Publisher Year: 1997
Edition: First Edition

Description: 238 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout.

Publishers Description: From a writer with unparalleled access to Tiger Woods and his family, the only book that provides the "story behind the story" of Tigers life and world.How does a kid from Orange County, California, grow up to be the "Michael Jordan of golf"  Was it sitting in his highchair as a baby, watching his father hit shot after shot with a 5-iron, mesmerized by the motion of the swing  Or was it the hours and hours Tiger would spend on the driving range, incredibly focused on hitting the ball just the right distance, even as a small childRecord-breaking 21-year-old prodigy Tiger Woods has moved beyond the fairway to take the world by storm.  In Tiger, John Strege, golf writer and friend of Tiger Woods and his parents, takes us behind the scenes of this incredible life--from the time Tiger picked up a golf club at age nine months, to hisfirst hole-in-one at age six, to his unprecedented domination of junior, amateur, and now high-stakes professional golf.Packed with personal anecdotes from the Woods family as well as stories of what its like to play a course with Tiger from golf greats such as Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, Tiger provides a riveting, shot-by-shot account of Tigers life up through his remarkable first three victories as a new professional athlete.  It details his unshakable relationship with his parents that has been the foundation of his career, the racial issues that have flanked his ascent through the ranks of amateur golf, and the string of almost mythical successes that have carried him all the way to Niketown.But Tiger also discloses the more human side of Woods, who, despite his masterful game and famous swing, partied with his classmates at Stanford fraternities, stayed up late studying for his economics exams, and would be content to eat every meal at McDonalds.A role model for young and old alike, Tiger Woods and his story will capture the minds of devoted golf fans and sports enthusiasts everywhere, as well as the hearts of those who cant tell a birdie from an eagle.  Streges book, complete with photos of the prodigy in action, provides a truly inspirational look inside the mind of one of Americas greatest sports heroes.

ISBN: 9780553062199


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