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Shark: The Biography of Greg Norman by…

Shark: The Biography of Greg Norman

by Lauren St. John

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In this biography, journalist Lauren St John examines Norman's conquests as well as his failures and his relationships with his father, his agents, fellow golfers, and caddies. Using her unparalleled access to dozens of people who know Norman best, including the Shark himself, St John explains how Norman's fear of bankruptcy drove him to win the 1986 British Open; exclusively reveals the background of the break-up with his first manager and his subsequent split with IMG; tells why golf's greatest natural talent has so often snatched defeat from the jaws of victory; explains his tempestuous relationships with Jack Nicklaus and other top players; and reveals the inside stories of President Clinton's 1997 visit to the Norman home, Norman's involvement in the Cobra deal, and the World Tour and President's Cup controversies. The result is a comprehensive and dramatic portrait of one of golf's most electrifying performers.… (more)

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