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Moment of glory: The Year Underdogs Ruled Golf

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After winning 6 of the 12 Majors from 2000 to 2002, Tiger Woods struggled in 2003. Four unknown players would seize the day, rising to become champions in his wake. Mike Weir--considered a good golfer but not a great one--triumphed in The Masters, becoming the first Canadian to win a Major. Jim Furyk emerged victorious in the U.S. Open.In the British Open, Ben Curtis became the only player since Francis Ouimet in 1913 to prevail on his first time out, and Shaun Micheel came from nowhere to prevail at the PGA Championship. How does one moment of glory affect the unsung underdog for years to follow? Feinstein chronicles the champions' ups and downs, giving readers an insider's look into how victory (and defeat) can change players' lives.
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subject_facet Golf, Golfers, Large type books
title_display Moment of glory : the year underdogs ruled golf
title_full Moment of Glory The Year Underdogs Ruled Golf, Moment of glory : the year underdogs ruled golf / John Feinstein
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title_sub The Year Underdogs Ruled Golf
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Golf, Golfers, Large type books, Nonfiction, Sports & Recreations