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The war by the shore

Curt Sampson

The war by the shore

the incomparable drama of the 1991 Ryder Cup

by Curt Sampson

  • 17 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Gotham in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Golf,
  • Tournaments,
  • Golf,
  • Ryder Cup,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCurt Sampson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV970.3.R93 S36 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25283363M
    ISBN 109781592407965
    LC Control Number2012014288

      Two powerful personalities clash in this firsthand account of Steve Wynn’s bid to open a new casino on Donald Trump’s turf. In the mid- to lates, Atlantic City, N.J., was Donald Trump’s town; as the man behind the Trump Plaza, the Trump Castle and the Trump Taj Mahal, the Donald held a huge stake in the city—one that he wasn’t open to sharing with others. I first found out about it while researching an unrelated book. I was chasing a story about competitive birdwatching. It turned out that the greatest spot in North America to spot the rarest avian species of the s had been amid the shrapnel of one of the most deadly firefights in all of World War II.

    Get this from a library! The war by the shore: the incomparable drama of the Ryder Cup. [Curt Sampson] -- The true story of the dramatic Ryder Cup at Kiawah Island, which changed the competition in golf forever, written by a veteran golf writer and . "The Burning Shore" along with Ian Toll's book about the first 6 months of the Pacific arena, "Pacific Crucible", informs me of what must have been a fearful mindset behind blustery speech by leaders in the early days of the war/5(20).

    A Courtney Series adventure – Book 1 in The Burning Shore Courtney's War Book 17 in the Courtney Series 'Saffron Courtney and Gerhard von Meerback. Two heroes. One unbreakable bond. Courtney's War is an epic story of courage, betrayal and undying love that takes the reader to the very heart of a world at war.'.   The War at the Shore Donald Trump, Steve Wynn, and the Epic Battle to Save Atlantic City (Book): Bronson, Richard D.: Traces the five years during which high-profile business rivals Mirage Resorts and Trump Resorts engaged in an aggressive real-estate battle for control over Atlantic City.


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"Curt Sampson has written another great book about golf. The War by the Shore tells the story of the Ryder Cup in all its glory. A fantastic story and a riveting read." — Donald Trump.

About the Author. Curt Sampson is a former golf touring professional and bestselling author of several books, Cited by: 1. Praise for War by the Shore "A superb and insightful portrait of the most elusive and complex champion in golf history worth every damn cent you're asked to pay for it." —Guy Yocum, Golf Digest "Curt Sampson has written another great book about golf.

The War by the Shore tells the story of the Ryder Cup in all its glory/5(21). In The War by the Shore, veteran golf writer and bestselling author Curt Sampson chronicles this pivotal competition. He interviewed dozens of key players from both Team USA and Team Europe, and provides historical context to explain why the tension was ratcheted so /5(16).

The War by the Shore book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The true story of the dramatic Ryder Cup at Kiawah Island, /5. Praise for War by the Shore “A superb and insightful portrait of the most elusive and complex champion in golf history worth every damn cent you’re asked to pay for it.” —Guy Yocum, Golf Digest “Curt Sampson has written another great book about golf.

The War by the Shore tells the story of the Ryder Cup in all its glory. "Curt Sampson has written another great book about golf. The War by the Shore tells the story of the Ryder Cup in all its glory. A fantastic story and a riveting read." — Donald Trump--This text refers to the hardcover edition/5(25).

In The War by the Shore, veteran golf writer and bestselling author Curt Sampson chronicles this pivotal competition. He interviewed dozens of key players from both Team USA and Team Europe, and provides historical context to explain why the tension was ratcheted so /5(22).

The War at the Shore book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It’s all quiet now on the eastern front of the American gaming /5(4).

Praise for War by the Shore "A superb and insightful portrait of the most elusive and complex champion in golf history worth every damn cent you're asked to pay for it." —Guy Yocum, Golf Digest "Curt Sampson has written another great book about golf.

The War by the Shore tells the story of the Ryder Cup in all its : Penguin Publishing Group. "War at the Shore is a great look inside why Wynn left Atlantic City the second time, and provides a good perspective in general on the political and deal-making (not design side) of casino development." -- David G.

Schwartz About the Author/5(22). Gripping from beginning to end, The War at the Shore is a rare up-close look at the world of casino development and the essential modern chapter in the history of America’s “Boardwalk Empire.” Listen to an excerpt from the book: Richard D.

“Skip” Bronson is the Chairman and Founder of U.S. Digital Gaming (USDG) and the Chairman of The. The Kiawah Island “War by the Shore” had its share of controversy, including the continuance of a feud between Spanish star Seve Ballesteros and American Paul Azinger and accusations of jingoism after U.S.

players Corey Pavin and Steve Pate wore camouflage hats with “Desert Storm” : Curt Sampson. ‎ The true story of the dramatic Ryder Cup at Kiawah Island, which changed the competition in golf forever. The Ryder Cup began in Up to then, the biennial match between all-star teams of golf professionals from America and Europe was more ceremonial exhibition tha.

In THE WAR AT THE SHORE, he takes the reader inside the Wynn war room and delivers several fascinating insights on how deals get done–and done away with. In essence, this book looks at how Steve Wynn tried to build a Vegas-style mega-resort, which might have been called Le Jardin, on the H-Tract, where the Borgata is today.

The War by the Shore is a hypnotic and deeply entertaining retelling of that long weekend in South Carolina when golf lost its manners, emotions redlined, and character was revealed. No other golf tournament - and few events in the history of sport - have approached the incredible theater of the war by the shore.

In The War by the Shore, veteran golf writer and bestselling author Curt Sampson chronicles this pivotal competition. He interviewed dozens of key players from both Team USA and Team Europe, and provides historical context to explain why the tension was ratcheted so high at this particular Ryder : Curt Sampson.

In The War by the Shore, veteran golf writer and bestselling author Curt Sampson chronicles this pivotal competition. He interviewed dozens of key players from both Team USA and Team Europe, and provides historical context to explain why the tension was ratcheted so high at this particular Ryder : Penguin Publishing Group.

The high-stakes battle between two casino titans over the Vegas of the East Coast. It’s all quiet now on the eastern front of the American gaming industry—Atlantic City, New Jersey—but for five chaotic years, real estate developer Richard “Skip” Bronson was at the white-hot center of a titanic clash of money and power that transformed Atlantic City from a struggling day-tripper place.

From totwo of the world’s best-known companies fought a bare-knuckled, high-stakes battle over a prime piece of real estate in one of America’s most famous resort towns. No money was spared, no punch was pulled, no invective went unhurled in “the war at the shore.”. The War by the Shore is the true story of the dramatic Ryder Cup at Kiawah Island when golf lost its manners (and, to some extent, its mind) and.

The War by the Shore | The true story of the dramatic Ryder Cup at Kiawah Island, which changed the competition in golf forever.

The Ryder Cup began in Up to then, the biennial match between all-star teams of golf professionals from America and Europe was more ceremonial exhibition than real competition, with the Americans consistently beating the Europeans.The War by the Shore: The Incomparable Drama of the Ryder Cup - Ebook written by Curt Sampson.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The War by the Shore: The Incomparable Drama of the Ryder Cup/5(3).The War by The Shore Book Review Posted by: Sean Weir in Putter Reviews August 8, 0 Question: What do David Feherty, Colin Montgomerie, Payne Stewart, Seve Ballesteros, Fred Couples and Kiawah Island—the site of this week’s PGA Championship—have in common?