New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Illustrated. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Darling Mae From your old flame Walter Hagen The Haig." Some tape residue to the front pastedown, near fine in a very good dust jacket with a small chip to the top front panel. Walter Hagen whose tally of 11 professional majors is third behind Jack Nicklaus (18) and Tiger Woods (14). He won the U.S. Open twice, and in 1922 he became the first native-born American to win the British Open, which he went on to win four times in total. He also won the PGA Championship a record-tying five times (1921, 1924-1927), and the Western Open five times when it had near-major championship status. Hagen totaled 45 PGA wins in his career, and was a six-time Ryder Cup captain. (Inventory #: 14023)
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