Your AMC Ticket Confirmation# can be found in your order confirmation email. I felt so immersed in that world the entire time. Woke up every two hours and cried. After reading 150 pages I recycled the book and found an audio book to listen to the rest. It was a great history of golf and the 1913 U.S. Open. The underdog competes against British star Harry Vardon (Stephen Dillane) and finds common ground with his boyhood idol. Who wouldn’t? You will finish it wanting more. Greatest Game succeeds because it has enough history and authenticity to please golf enthusiasts while maintaining enough heart and human drama to appeal to the rest.


I don't think I'm ready for another book about golf, but I'm glad I read this one. If you enjoy golf this is a must read. Just confirm how you got your ticket. He has written a historic book that is filled with so many footnotes about events that took place in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, that are a back drop to this story. Both Vardon and Ouimet had inspiring come from nothing stories and had a major impact on the sport. If you enjoy golf this is a m. Here is another great golf history book by Mark Frost.
I definitely did. Francis said, “All I wanted was a chance”(54).

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Reviewed in the United States on September 20, 2020. at first glance, this appears as though it will move too slowly, after all, it's about golf a hundred years ago, but it does a great job of drawing viewer in and keeping them, as well as getting one excited by way of fantastic, albeit slow-tale, rise in anticipation throughout, with a great ending no less. The person was my little caddie, Eddie Lowery; one of the two things was the appeal which he made to my patriotism; the other thing was my determination that Vardon and Ray should not be able to say that my tying them for the championship was a fluke, which I felt they could say if I ‘went to pieces’ in the playoff.”. This book provided a very interesting look at one of the most historic golf games as well as a glimpse of the early years of professional golf in the United States. by Mark Frost. Get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered right to your inbox! I couldn't wait to read the next page and was disappointed when it ended. Follow us. I actually wondered if the book was going to turn out the way the movie did. Don't have an account? We can all admire the perserverance and passions of a down and out player who wants everything, has nothing and wins in a way in which his success does not result in the failing of others. "The Match" is another great one written by Frost. I definitely did. A sweet-natured, prettily photographed and at times genuinely exciting drama, bogged down by some thinly written characters and syrupy music. The Greatest Story Ever Played.

Just a really great book. I liked the interactions he had with the rest of the cast, with Stephen Dillane being especially impressive. He would eventually win 49 times as a professional, including seven major championships.

Great read even if you don't know anything about golf. It makes more sense now why those who retained their s as meteor status did so. Frost takes us on an enjoyable ride following the lives of these men and climaxes when they finally meet in the 1913 U.S. Open. To see what your friends thought of this book, This book was suggested to me since I loved Seabiscuit. Ships from and sold by DaimondInTheRough. It is an interesting read, but because. It took me a while to get through this book; part of that was due to my busy schedule, and part of that was due to the book taking a while to really get going. In Stock. Just below that it reads "Ticket Confirmation#:" followed by a 10-digit number. His research and talented phrasing brings the story to life! This is a very well written and engaging book. | Rating: 2.5/4, September 7, 2014

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