A Golf Story: Bobby Jones, Augusta National, and the Masters by Charles Price

By Charles Price

Quickly after its unique book in 1986, A golfing tale was once heralded as one of many classics of golfing literature. it's a ebook that intertwines 3 immortal subjects-Bobby Jones, Augusta nationwide, and the Masters Tournament-into one compelling narrative. those 3 tales are inextricably associated; jointly, they shape a desirable backdrop to an April drama that's distinctive within the annals of golfing and that, like Jones himself, transcends activities. utilizing firsthand reports with Augusta nationwide and the Masters event that date again to 1948, Charles rate spent 3 years weaving jointly this ancient tale and, in an extraordinary flow, Augusta nationwide opened its guarded data for his learn, thereby making this publication the 1st licensed historical past of either the membership and the event.

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First of all, he recognizes the cultural dimension of newcomers’ lack of interest in American sports, but does not suggest that these different cultural perspectives are legitimate. Nor does he say that the school should change its sports programs to accommodate these different cultural interests. It is apparent that he is interested in two things: 30 PLAYING SPORTS AND SOCIAL ACCEPTANCE • getting more newcomer students in sports so they can develop an appreciation for American culture; • immigrants and refugees could contribute to established sports teams with their athletic talent.

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Then there are the tennis players and golfers. Teammate: Soccer players. No the soccer players are like the same as us—no actually they’re more popular than us. Alison: So tennis players and golfers are like…? Teammate: Geeks! There are some popular ones who play other sports. But after that they’re like geeks. That’s how football and basketball players consider hockey players. , revenue producing sports that are heavily promoted at high schools) contour and shape definitions of masculinity. For example, those who play heavy contact sports often ridicule non-contact sports and those who play them.

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