Ryder Cup: Golf's Grandest Event.pdf

Ryder Cup: Golf's Grandest Event.pdf


John Hopkins is course leader for Fashion Studies at the Arts Institute, Bournemouth, U.K. He has worked as a fashion designer for labels such as Jaeger and Burberry and is engaged in research into sustainable design.^Davis created Sports Marketing Group, the largest publisher of specialty golf magazines in the country, and sold it to Times Mirror in 1989. He is a past president of the Metropolitan Golf Writers Association and a member of the Golf Collectors Society.^Anderson has been a sportswriter for the New York Times since 1966, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1981 for distinguished commentary

Preface to 2004 edition; The Three Pillars of the British Empire; Europe, Japan & a Response to the Oil Shock; Imposing the New World Order; From Evil Empire to the Axis of Evil; A New Millennium for Oil Geopolitics; The Lines are Drawn: Germany & the Geopolitics of the Great War; A Global Fight for Control of Petroleum Begins; Oil Becomes the Weapon, the Near East the Battleground; Combined & Conflicting Goals: U.S. Rivals Britain; The Anglo-Americans Close Ranks; Oil & a New World Order of Bretton Woods; A Sterling Crisis & the Adenauer-de Gaulle Threat; Running the World Economy in Reverse: Who Made the 1970s Oil Shocks?; Index.

This book provides complete coverage of The Ryder Cup, the biennial team competition between the best 12 golfers in the United States and a similar team from Europe. The pages are full of photos, details, and stories of what has become the biggest event in golf. Mixing golf at its highest level with feelings of national pride, the Ryder Cup attracts among the highest television ratings in sports each time it is contested. In large, illustrated format, this book features essays by many of the finest golf writers on both sides of the Atlantic and complete coverage, in words and pictures, of each and every Ryder Cup played since its beginning in 1927, including the September 2008 event. Also included in the book are multiple gatefold spreads, including a Ryder Cup Timeline spanning 5 1/2 feet when opened.


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