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Open: Insides the Ropes at Bethpage Blackby John Feinstein
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John Feinstein, whom the Boston Globe calls 'the best writer of sports books in America today,' captures the fiercest four days in golf as no other writer could. Chronicling the U.S. Open as it was played, for the first time in history, on a true public golf course-and one of the most challenging courses in the country (only one player, Tiger Woods, finished under par at Bethpage Black)-Feinstein lifts the mystery shrouding golf's most celebrated event and takes the reader through every shot, every trap, every thorny hole, and every bitter rivalry of golf's greatest tournament.
In fascinating detail, Feinstein takes readers through every step, every thorny hole, every bitter rivalry of golf's greatest tournament. of photos.
- OPEN appeared on bestseller lists throughout the country and spent eight weeks on the "New York Times bestseller list.- John Feinstein's new book, "Caddy for Life: The Bruce Edwards Story, will be published in hardcover in April 2004 (see page 10).- Feinstein is a frequent commentator on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition. He is also an essayist for CBS and writes for "Golf Magazine.- In June 2004 another storied Long Island course, the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, will be the site of the U.S. Open. The tournament will return to Bethpage Black in 2009.
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