Tales from Q School: Inside Golf's Fifth Major

June 5, 2008|
Tales from Q School: Inside Golf's Fifth Major by John Feinstein
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It is the tournament that separates champions from mortals. It is the starting point for the careers of future legends and can be the final stop on the down escalator for fading stars. The annual PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament is one of the most grueling competitions in any sport. Every fall, veterans and talented hopefuls sweat through six rounds of hell at Q school, as the tournament is universally known, to get a shot at the PGA Tour, vying for the 30 slots available.

The grim reality: If you don''t make it through Q school, you''re not on the PGA tour. You''re out. And those who make it to the sixday finals are the lucky ones: hundreds more players fail to get through the equally grueling first two stages of the event. John Feinstein tells the story of the players who compete for these coveted positions in the 2005 Q school as only he can. With arresting accounts from the players, established winners, rising stars, the defeated, and the endlessly hopeful, America''s favorite sportswriter unearths the inside story behind the PGA Tour''s brutal all-ornothing competition.
John Feinstein is the author of many widely acclaimed and bestselling books on sports, including One on One, Moment of Glory, Are You Kidding Me?, Living on the Black, Tales from Q School, Last Dance, Next Man Up, Let Me Tell You a Story (with Red Auerbach), Caddy for Life, Open, The Punch, The Last Amateurs, The Majors, A Good Walk Sp...
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Title:Tales from Q School: Inside Golf's Fifth MajorFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:368 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1 inShipping dimensions:368 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1 inPublished:June 5, 2008Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:031601432X

ISBN - 13:9780316014328

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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