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Peter Alliss' Golf Heroes By Peter Alliss

Peter Alliss' Golf Heroes by Peter Alliss

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Peter Alliss, the "voice of golf", offers his insights and reminiscences of all golf's big names - from Arnold Palmer to Tiger Woods. This book is his illustrated personal testimony to the fine players and characters who have stimulated his love-affair with the game.

Peter Alliss' Golf Heroes Summary

Peter Alliss' Golf Heroes by Peter Alliss

Peter Alliss has been the "voice of golf" for much of the English-speaking world since his broadcasting debut with the BBC covering the 1961 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. Respected by professional and amateur players alike, his sympathetic and idiosyncratic commentary style has helped broaden the sport's appeal to an ever-wider audience. Embellished with insights and personal reminiscences, all the big names feature in this book, plus a few names with which you'll be less familiar. Stars of yesteryear such as Bobby Jones, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Tony Jacklin. Charismatic crowd-pleasers of the Lee Trevino, Seve Ballesteros variety. Modern legends like Nick Faldo, Colin Montgomerie and Tiger Woods. The pioneering women who have moved the ladies' game to new heights. This book is Peter Alliss' illustrated personal testimony to the fine players and characters who have stimulated his love-affair with the game for more than half a century.

About Peter Alliss

Before becoming a broadcaster, Peter Alliss was a professional golfer like his famous father. During a long and distinguished career he won 23 tournaments including three British PGA championships and the Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese Opens. He also represented Great Britain eight times in the Ryder Cup. Alliss has been integrally involved with the structure of golf in the UK, presiding over both the Women's PGA and the British Greenkeepers' Association and serving as Captain of the PGA. He has also designed more than 60 fine and challenging courses around the world. He is an accomplished author of more than 20 books and writes regularly for Golf World magazine.

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Peter Alliss' Golf Heroes by Peter Alliss
Used - Very Good
Ebury Publishing
Winner of British Sports Book Awards: Best Illustrated Title 2003
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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