Chasing Greatness

Chasing Greatness

Johnny Miller, Arnold Palmer, and the Miracle at Oakmont

Book - 2010
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The unforgettable story of the 1973 U.S. Open-and the unknown young golfer who astonished the world...

In 1973, a Who's Who of golf's greats gathered at the Oakmont Country Club for the U.S. Open. Among those favored to win were Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. Instead, Johnny Miller-a 26-year-old one­time phenom from San Francisco-astonished the golfing world by edging out the legends and crafting a record-setting 63 to win by a single stroke.

Featuring extensive archival and video research and candid interviews with leading golfers of the era, Chasing Greatness beautifully captures one of the unlikeliest victories and dramatic sports triumphs of the past half century. Authors Adam Lazarus and Steve Schlossman also chronicle the careers and the lives of six extraordinary figures during golf's modern-day golden era: Miller, Palmer, Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, Tom Weiskopf, and John Schlee.
Publisher: New York : New American Library, 2010
ISBN: 9780451229878
Branch Call Number: Sports & Games 796.352 Laz
Additional Contributors: Schlossman, Steve


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