The Cup

by Philip Reid
The Cup
  • ISBN-13: 9781905379248
  • Author(s): Philip Reid
  • Subject: Sports & outdoor recreation
  • Publisher: Maverick House
  • Imprint: Maverick House
  • Publication Date: 02-10-2006
  • Format: p/b

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£9.99
Everybody knows about the Ryder Cup - its famous history and its stories of success and failure that rest on a single putt. In a keenly contested battle between the finest golfers from the US and Europe, these stories continue to enthral. The Cup goes behind the well-known tales to reveal the real story behind the 2006 Ryder Cup, exposing the political and diplomatic dramas that unfolded behind the scenes. Reid also explains why and how the teams were chosen and demonstrates the unique atmosphere of the Ryder Cup that fuses sport and politics in a way like no other sport.
About the book

Everybody knows about the Ryder Cup - its famous history and its stories of success and failure that rest on a single putt. In a keenly contested battle between the finest golfers from the US and Europe, these stories continue to enthral. The Cup goes behind the well-known tales to reveal the real story behind the 2006 Ryder Cup, exposing the political and diplomatic dramas that unfolded behind the scenes. Reid also explains why and how the teams were chosen and demonstrates the unique atmosphere of the Ryder Cup that fuses sport and politics in a way like no other sport.