After the Bear Pit

After the Bear Pit

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The controversial follow-up to "Into the Bear Pit", this title pulls no punches in discussing the substantial fall-out from the publication of James' first book, the verbal spat with Nick Faldo that led Faldo waging a campaign to have his European Tour colleague removed from the Tournament Committee, and Mark's eventual resignation as Ryder Cup assistant. "After the Bear Pit" also chronicles the former Ryder Cup captain's greatest battle - a six-month long, hard struggle against testicular cancer. James takes a look at the illness that threatenend to end more than just his golfing career.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 153 x 234mm
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Ill.
  • 0753507684
  • 9780753507681

About Mark James

Before captaining the 1999 European team at Brookline, Mark James had played in seven previous Ryder Cup matches. English Amateur Champion in 1974, he joined the European Tour two years later and has rarely finished outside the top 20 of the Order of Merit since. He has won eighteen times in Europe and has collected more than [pound]3 million in prize money. In the aftermath of the publication of Into the Bear Pit, Mark resigned as Sam Torrance's right-hand man for the 2002 Ryder Cup at The Belfry.show more

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'The book that's rocking golf' Daily Mail; 'delivers a damning verdict on the American's behaviour at Brookline' Sun; 'caused a furore inside and outside the game' The Timesshow more

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