By Herbert Warren Wind
For 25 years Herbert Warren Wind chronicled the game of golf in his beloved essays for The New Yorker magazine. Collected here, in a newly reissued edition, are 27 of his most treasured pieces. Following Through represents 22 years of work--from 1962 to 1984--and serves as a testament to America's greatest golf writer.
A keen observer of the game, Wind's writing explores character and setting as much as the game itself, with descriptions of his favorite courses, players, and tournaments. Highlights include: Wind's thoughtful piece on the 50th Anniversary Master's Tournament A thrilling account of Ken Venturi's win in the '64 US Open after a legendary comeback Detailed stories on modern champions and celebrated players of the past Paeans to the world's great courses like Augusta National and the Royal Dornoch A touching eulogy for Bing Crosby from 1977, celebrating the singer's contributions to the game
A delightful read for long-time fans and newcomers alike, Herbert Wind's Following Through is a shining example of sports writing at its absolute best.