Download PDF eBook The Making of the Masters: Clifford Roberts, Augusta Nationwide, and Golf’s Most Prestigious Tournament, The Masters. For any golf fan, the phrases evoke the immortal greats of the sport and their quest for the most prized trophy of all — the inexperienced jacket of Augusta Nationwide Golf Membership.
However behind the legendary hyperlinks and timeless traditions is one of the most neglected and misunderstood figures in the historical past of the Masters and Augusta Nationwide: Clifford Roberts, the membership’s chairman from its founding in 1931 till shortly earlier than his demise in 1977. Roberts’ meticulous consideration to element, his agency authoritarian hand, and his refusal to settle — even for perfection — helped construct the Masters into the event it’s in the present day, and Augusta Nationwide into each golfer’s concept of heaven on earth.
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