Breaking the Slump: How Great Players Survived Their Darkest Moments in Golf--and What You Can Learn from Them

Breaking the Slump: How Great Players Survived Their Darkest Moments in Golf--and What You Can Learn from Them

by Jimmy Roberts

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Overview

In Breaking the Slump, NBC golf commentator Jimmy Roberts shares the “slump stories” of some of the greatest professional golfers of all time—from Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Tom Watson to Phil Michelson and Dottie Palmer—offering valuable tips and strategies to help any player overcome that inevitable stretch of absolutely wretched golf.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061686009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/22/2011
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 802,710
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jimmy Roberts has worked as a full-time reporter for ABC, ESPN, and NBC. He has won eleven Emmy Awards and a Golf Writers Association of America Award. Roberts lives in Westchester County, New York, with his wife and three sons.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

chapter 1 Paul Azinger 11

chapter 2 Jack Nicklaus 26

chapter 3 Scott Verplank 38

chapter 4 David Duval 49

chapter 5 Dan Jansen 61

chapter 6 Justin Rose 71

chapter 7 Greg Norman 87

chapter 8 Phil Mickelson 101

chapter 9 Ben Crenshaw 118

chapter 10 Johnny Miller 129

chapter 11 Davis Love III 139

chapter 12 Justin Leonard 149

chapter 13 George H. W. Bush 163

chapter 14 Arnold Palmer 174

chapter 15 Dottie Pepper 183

chapter 16 Tom Watson 195

chapter 17 Steve Stricker 208

chapter 18 Hal Sutton 221

Epilogue 233

Acknowledgments 247

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