Книга: Golf Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Golf (Books of Miscellany) | Matthew Silverman | ISBN: 1616082569 - BazarKnig.ru
Книга: Golf Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Golf (Books of Miscellany) | Matthew Silverman | ISBN: 1616082569 - BazarKnig.ru

Golf Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Golf (Books of Miscellany)

Автор: Matthew Silverman
ISBN: 1616082569
Год издания: 2012
Количество страниц: 192
 
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A treasure trove of fascinating history, lore, facts, and stats about the gentleman's game.What causes a golf ball to hook or slice? What are the origins of the terms “bogey” and “birdie”? Why was Jack Nicklaus called “The Golden Bear”? “Why is the Masters champion presented with a green jacket? How many tournaments did Byron Nelson win in 1945?With Golf Miscellany, the fascinating history and lore of golf are finally revealed! For example, the reason a golf ball hooks or slices is that its spin drags a layer of air across one surface of the ball faster than it does across the opposite surface. “Bogey” refers to a score of one over par on a golf hole, the term originating from a British song from the late nineteenth century. Jack Nicklaus was dubbed The Golden Bear by his former agent, Mark McCormick, because he was “large, strong, and blonde.” Every Masters champion since 1949 has been presented with a green jacket, indicating their membership in the exclusive private club. And the...



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