Greg Norman will go down in golfing history as one of the greatest of all times. This book looks at his long and arduous path to success - a journey littered with hard work, hard decisions, knowing when to trust your instincts, handling failure, psychological doubts, finding self-belief and learning from mistakes.
Greg Norman will go down in golfing history as one of the greatest of all time - the finest performer to grace a golf course between the golden era of Jack Nicklaus and the modern era of Tiger Woods. Before Woods, Greg had occupied the Official World No. 1 Rankings far longer than any other player in the modern game, with an incredible 331 weeks at the top. Greg sensationally won The Open Championship twice, in 1986 and 1993, has 20 PGA and European Tour wins to his name and 29 top ten finishes in majors. But despite such huge success, he is perhaps best loved as the nearly man in so many other big tournaments: particularly The Masters, US Open, and PGA Championship. He was equally a victim of his own bad luck, and good luck on the part of his fellow golfers, and a couple of infamous 'chokes' where Norman's wobble-prone putting got the better of him. But it's not just a story of the highs and lows of a golfing legend either. Greg Norman has made a huge success in business since leaving the top rank of golf, with an empire worth hundreds of millions of dollars, and he offers the motivational truths that have driven him to win on both the fairway and beyond. With his familiar charm and humour, Greg's book will be an honest look at the long and arduous path to success - hard work, hard decisions, instinct, failure, psychological doubts, self-belief and learning from mistakes - an inspiration to any sportsman.
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"Essential reading for sportsmen and businessmen alike" The Good Book Guide "Frank and honest memoir" Bunkered "The Great White Shark has managed to transform his honesty, openness and the sheer force of personality to the pages of this excellent autobiography...refreshingly candid" Golf Monthly
About Greg Norman
Greg Norman was born in 1955 in Queensland, Australia. Though always something of a loner, he enjoyed cricket, rugby, Aussie Rules and surfing as a youngster, and dreamed of becoming an Australian Air Force pilot. He started getting interested in golf around the age of 15 when he became his mother's caddy for her weekly golf round and started teaching himself from a Jack Nicklaus instruction book.
The Way of the Shark by Greg Norman
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