Shooting for Tiger how golf"s obsessed new generation is transforming a country club sport by William Echikson

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Published by PublicAffairs in New York .

Written in English

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  • American Junior Golf Association,
  • Golf for children,
  • Golf -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementWilliam Echikson.
LC ClassificationsGV966.3 .E34 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23054177M
ISBN 109781586485788
LC Control Number2009002003

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