Synopses & Reviews
Modern golf as it is practiced all over the world developed in the last thirty years. And yet, the legendary Walter Hagen, and some of his friends, would deliver an unexpected message to the busy, stressed, and often tech-oriented golfing audience: how to play your best golf with logic and imagination.
Though Hagen never published a book on the subject of golf instruction, he did teach and write about golf at numerous times throughout his life. The selections in Legendary Lessons bring together Hagenand#8217;s musings on the mental approach to golf with those of several highly gifted golfing champions and distinguished chroniclers of the 1920sand#151;including Bernard Darwin, Harold Hilton, Bobby Jones, Joyce and Roger Wethered, Ernest Jones, Alex Morrison, Henry Longhurst, Francis Ouimet, Grantland Rice, Gene Sarazen, Harry Vardon, O. B. Keeler, and several othersand#151;to identify the patterns involved in the method of a sportsman.
This book marks the first of three volumes with iconic golfers of the twentieth century as leading charactersand#151;the second features Arnold Palmer, with Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, and the third covers Severiano Ballesteros. These volumes explore golf as a performing art in the light of the championsand#8217; experience as it developed and evolved throughout the Victorian period in England, the Jazz Age in America, and beyond.
About the Author
received the PGA Award from the PGA of Argentina in 2005 for her contribution to the Argentine Pro-Golf. Throughout her career as a journalist, she wrote for almost every golfing magazine published in Buenos Aires between 1990 and 2013 (over fifteen golfing publications), and for Golf
(Madrid), in 2006andndash;07. With Max Adler she wrote the story of how golf saved her from severe autism, which was featured in Golf Digest
, in July 2013. Mazzucco resides in Hartford, Connecticut.