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Zinger: A Champion's Story of Determination, Courage, and Charging Back
The winner of the 1993 PGA Championship at Inverness chronicles his fight with cancer, which involved painful chemotherapy treatments and fear for his life, and recounts his successful return to the green. Reprint.
Paperback, 272 pages
Published April 1st 1996 by Harpercollins (Mm)
(first published 1995)
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Nov 19, 2014 Alan Livingston rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Paul Azinger deserves a place alongside the near-greats of the game of golf. If you’re close to the game, you may already know that, but if you don’t or if you’re not so familiar with him, give this circa-mid ‘90’s book a chance. A few years before his best friend and his agent, Payne Stewart and Robert Fraley, died together in a tragic plane crash, before Azinger’s later captaincy of the US Ryder Cup team, this book does more than tell about his career to that point. It goes beyond to tell what ...more
I really enjoyed this book. It is not just about his battle with Cancer, it has many stories about how he got on tour, meeting his wife, renewing his faith, the Ryder Cup and Seve and much more. The cancer battle is woven through the book leading up to winning the battle. Great book for any golf fan.