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Chasing Tiger : The Tiger Woods Reader - Glenn Stout

Chasing Tiger

The Tiger Woods Reader

Paperback Published: 1st April 2002
ISBN: 9780306811241
Number Of Pages: 224

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From his appearance on the "Mike Douglas Show" at age three (he putted for Bob Hope and Jimmy Stewart) to his winning the U.S Junior Amateur title at fifteen (he was the youngest champion ever) to his recent victories in four Grand Slam events in a row (though not in the same year), Tiger Woods has pursued with single-minded determination his dream of becoming the greatest golfer in history. But who is the real Tiger Woods? From his Nike commercials to his conflicting statements on race, Tiger has stirred up plenty of controversy off the golf course. And now in "Chasing Tiger"--an up-to-date collection of profiles, commentary, and reporting on Tiger's career by both U.S. and British writers from the late 1980s to now -we chart the trajectory of "the chosen one" from young prodigy to the most popular athlete in the world. With stellar profiles by esteemed sports writers such as Gary Smith and Charles Pierce, reportage by Pulitzer Prize-winning sportswriters Tom Boswell and the late Jim Murray, and pithy commentary by Ellen Goodman, Maureen Dowd, and Frank Deford, "Chasing Tiger" is a multi-dimensional portrait of the making of a legend.

Introductionp. 1
Fore! Nicklaus Beware of Teen-Ager New York Times, August 1, 1991p. 9
A Zone of His Own New York Times Magazine, February 5, 1995p. 15
Challenging the Categories Boston Globe, April 13, 1995p. 29
Five Above Par Stanford Alumni magazine, June 1995p. 33
A Dishonest Ad Campaign Washington Post, September 17, 1996p. 45
The Chosen One Sports Illustrated, December 23, 1996p. 51
So Young to Have the Master's Touch Sporting News, April 21, 1997p. 83
Tiger Woods Goes for the Green New York Times, April 22, 1997p. 89
The Man, Amen GQ, April 1997p. 93
The Lost Generation Newsweek, June 2, 1997p. 119
Wait! It's Not Supposed to End This Way, Is It? Los Angeles Times, March 2, 1998p. 125
Falling for Tiger Woods Salon, October 1, 1998p. 131
A Club of One Washington Post, June 18, 2000p. 137
With the Course He's On, Things Can Only Get Better Washington Post, June 19, 2000p. 143
Tiger's Triumph Washington Post, June 20, 2000p. 149
A Genius Comfortable with His Gifts Times of London, July 7, 2000p. 155
The Greatest Independent, August 22, 2000p. 163
Broken Record Golf Digest, September 2000p. 171
One Writer's Tiger Woods Problem New York Times, April 22, 2001p. 181
Tiger Time National Review, April 30, 2001p. 185
Now, Being Great Isn't Good Enough Washington Post, August 28, 2001p. 197
Tiger Woods Timelinep. 201
List of Contributorsp. 207
Creditsp. 211
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ISBN: 9780306811241
ISBN-10: 0306811243
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st April 2002
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1