Peter Alliss' Golf Heroes

Peter Alliss' Golf Heroes

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For millions of people around the world, Peter Alliss is the 'voice of golf'. In a long and distinguished career as a player and then broadcaster, he has become synonymous with the sport. Now fully updated with brand new material, this is his fascinating personal tribute to the fine players and wonderful characters who have stimulated his love affair with the game of golf for more than half a century. Featuring stars of yesteryear such as Bobby Jones, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Tony Jacklin; charismatic crowd-pleasers like Lee Trevino and Seve Ballesteros; modern legends Tiger Woods, Nick Faldo and Colin Montgomerie; and the pioneering women who have moved the ladies' game to new heights, this is a highly entertaining collection and a must for all golf fans.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 130 x 190 x 16mm | 158.76g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • Revised ed.
  • 1x8 b/w illustration section
  • 0753512106
  • 9780753512104
  • 1,474,056

Review quote

"'A treasure trove of anecdotes and personal observations on a myriad cast of characters... read it and enjoy' Daily Telegraph"show more

About Peter Alliss

Before becoming a broadcaster, Peter Alliss was a professional golfer of considerable ability. During a long and distinguished career he won 23 tournaments, and represented Great Britain eight times in the Ryder Cup. He is an accomplished author of more than twenty books and writes regularly for Golf World and Golf International magazines.show more

Review Text

"A treasure trove of anecdotes and personal observations on a myriad cast of characters ... read it and enjoy"show more

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“The best golf commentator ever” Gold Digest “It’s a treat to listen to Alliss in full flow. He really is good value’” Gold Weeklyshow more

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