The Magnificent Masters: Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, Tom Weiskopf, and the 1975 Cliffhanger at Augusta (Paperback)
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In The Magnificent Masters, Gil Capps, a twenty-two-year veteran of the golf industry with NBC Sports and Golf Channel, recaptures hole-by-hole the thrilling drama of this singular event during golf's golden era, from the media-crazed build-up and intertwined careers of the three combatants to the tournament's final dramatic putts that would change the game of golf forever.
"Stirs up the nostalgic charm of one of the greatest Masters ever."—Golf Digest
The argument can be made that golf has never had a more extraordinary day than Sunday at the 1975 Masters. [Gil Capps] makes the reader feel as if he's been transported back in time to that remarkable April afternoon.”John Feinstein, national sportswriter and bestselling author of A Good Walk Spoiled
Captures [the] suspense perfectly an absorbing, informative book.”Tampa Tribune
"When so many of us who've come to be accepted as expert in matters concerning golf need answers and counsel, we call on Gil.... The Magnificent Masters is an absolute reflection of a man who not only has the deepest understanding of the significance of that stunning 1975 tournament, but the perspective to tell the story in a way that makes us all understand, too."Jimmy Roberts, NBC Sports, host of Golf Channel's In Play with Jimmy Roberts, and author of Breaking the Slump
"In the world of details, Gil Capps is golf's strongest man, and those strengths make The Magnificent Masters as potent for the reader today as they were for the viewer in 1975."Brandel Chamblee, Golf Channel analyst and former PGA Tour winner and Masters participant