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McAllister, Troon.
New York : Main Street Books, 2000
ISBN 0385494602
The Ryder Cup is the most prestigious tournament in golf. It is a biennial tournament that involves the best players from the United States and Europe. The tournament can change the entire perspective of a well-known golfer because of spine tingling nervousness. But is it possible to change this highly respected tournament? Alan Bellamy is the kind of golfer that spits in failure’s eye. He is a person that will go to his last resort before accepting losing. Alan is chosen to become the Captain of the United States team during the Ryder Cup. He only needs one more player to complete his skilled team, but who will he get? After determining who the best choice is for this delicate tournament, Alan decides the best player is… a hustler?  Eddie Caminetti becomes the American who can win or lose the Ryder Cup for the United States, but would he risk losing the cup for only a few hundred dollars?  Find out by reading The Green by Troon McAllister, and learn how the Ryder Cup and Eddie Caminetti will never be the same. (Mark S. 8th grade student, Rundlett Middle School)
SUBJECTS:     Golf -- Fiction.


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