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Massacre at Winged Foot

the U.S. Open minute-by-minute

by Richard Schaap

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby Dick Schaap.
LC ClassificationsGV970 .S29
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5057718M
ISBN 100394475364
LC Control Number74020897

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Few can argue the challenge Winged Foot presents for the game’s best players. When the U.S. Open was contested there in , conditions were so difficult that noted sportswriter Dick Schaap wrote a book titled “Massacre at Winged Foot.” Hale Irwin won that Open with a 7-over-par total of   U.S. Open, Mamaroneck, New York. 2 likes 6 were here. The U.S. Open was the 74th U.S. Open, held June 13–16 at Winged Foot Golf Club in 5/5(15).

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The U.S. Open -- the most prestigious tournament on the pro golf tour and often one of the most dramatic -- was held in June of at the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. A tough, long, narrow-fairwayed course, it is made downright devilish by its deep rough and lightning fast greens.

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Irwin successfully negotiated Winged Foot's treacherous 18th — the hole where Phil Mickelson blew up and lost the U.S. Open — with his stock-in-trade, an expertly played long iron shot to the green.

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Open book by Dick Schaap. Free shipping over $ Winged Foot played extremely difficult throughout the tournament, leading sportswriter Dick Schaap to coin the phrase "The Massacre at Winged Foot," the title of his book.[5] Not a single player broke par in the first round, and Irwin's to-par score of 7-over was the second-highest in post-World War II history (Julius Boros was 9-over at the Open).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Sport magazine book." Description: pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations ; 22 cm.

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The US Open went down as the “Massacre at Winged Foot” as Hale Irwin won with a score of seven over par.