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By Kevin Kenny

This account golfing throughout the nice melancholy starts off with a glance on the “roaring Nineteen Twenties” and the way the sport constructed in this intriguing decade. What a distinction to the melancholy era—in which golfing in any respect degrees suffered yet survived.
The melancholy years regularly are coated after which the pro journey among 1931 and 1940 is tested in detail—the directors (those who offered the journey to sponsors, the media and the general public) and the various superb golfers. a lot of this is often set opposed to the history of ways tricky lifestyles was once for many american citizens. The e-book appears to be like in short on the post–Depression years (when the U.S. entered international battle II) and the way the pinnacle avid gamers fared.
regardless of the commercial problems of the period, specialist golfing survived—largely as a result efforts of gamers and directors, no longer all of whom were sufficiently famous via the sport and its historians.

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