Chasing Greatness: Johnny Miller, Arnold Palmer, and the Miracle at Oakmont

Chasing Greatness: Johnny Miller, Arnold Palmer, and the Miracle at Oakmont

Adam Lazarus


The unforgettable tale of the 1973 U.S. Open-and the unknown younger golfer who astonished the world...

In 1973, a who is Who of golf's greats accumulated on the Oakmont state membership for the U.S. Open. between these favorite to win have been Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. as an alternative, Johnny Miller-a 26-year-old one­time phenom from San Francisco-astonished international through edging out the legends and crafting a record-setting sixty three to win through a unmarried stroke.

that includes huge archival and video learn and candid interviews with prime golfers of the period, Chasing Greatness superbly captures one of many unlikeliest victories and dramatic activities triumphs of the earlier part century. Authors Adam Lazarus and Steve Schlossman additionally chronicle the careers and the lives of six striking figures in the course of golf's modern day golden period: Miller, Palmer, Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, Tom Weiskopf, and John Schlee.

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