Miracle at Merion awarded 2010 USGA Book Award

The USGA announced on March 8th that Miracle at Merion: The Inspiring Story of Ben Hogan’s Amazing Comeback and Victory in the 1950 U.S. Open has won its 2010 Book Award.

The USGA Book Award is awarded each year to a book that “recognizes and honors outstanding contributions to golf literature while attempting to broaden the public’s interest in, and knowledge of, the game of golf.” The award is named in honor of Herbert Warren Wind.

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Written by David Barrett, the book has all the elements required of a great golf book: a compelling story, a worthy hero and a world-class course. The book would make good summer reading and get you excited about one of our favorites courses and host of the 2013 US Open: Merion.

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Valuable Book Group specializes in rare, collectible and valuable golf books. We are avid collectors ourselves obsessed not only with playing the game, but also its history and the literature of the game.

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