Into the Bear Pit

Into the Bear Pit : The Hard-hitting Inside Story of the Brookline Ryder Cup

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"Into the Bear Pit" is the most talked about sports book for years. Throughout the summer of 2000, Mark James' inside story of the Brookline Ryder Cup was never out of the sports headlines and took up a lengthy residence in the upper reaches of the "Sunday Times"' bestseller list. Fuelled by a media feeding frenzy, the controversy rapidly gathered enormous momentum and eventually led to James' resignation as one of Sam Torrence's assistants for the 2001 Ryder Cup at Belfry. Read about Mark James' rocky relationships with Nick Faldo and Tony Jacklin and the infamous disposal of Faldo's good luck letter. Read about the extraordinary behaviour of American Players, wives, officials and spectators during the 'Battle of Brookline'. Read the most explosive golf book ever published.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 124 x 200 x 22mm | 299.37g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0753512971
  • 9780753512975
  • 2,103,294

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"The book that's rocking golf." Daily Mail "Delivers a damning verdict on the Americans' behaviour at Brookline." Sun "Caused a furore inside and outside the game." The Timesshow more

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