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Final Round

3.36  ·  Rating details ·  180 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
In the glamorous world of professional golf, one match is synonymous with excellence, tradition, and prestige. The Masters is played on the sweeping fairways of Georgia’s exclusive Augusta National Golf Club, drawing an annual pilgrimage of Lear jetting superstars, media, and throngs of fans. But this year, the tournament has attracted something else. A killer is coming to ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published March 4th 2003 by Ballantine Books (first published 2001)
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Carol Ann
Mar 27, 2008 rated it it was ok
Murder and golf. From the way I play I can understand how the two go together.
Brian O'Leary
Oct 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
Bernhardt proves he is a good writer without his usual cast.
Nov 10, 2017 rated it it was ok
Not my kind of story
Rick Ludwig
The mystery was interesting and well conceived. The main character was worth following. The setting was very beautiful and historic. Unfortunately the references to golf were a distraction, as the author was obviously not familiar with the game. A few examples: tee-off is what you do not where you do it (usually referred to as tee box or more commonly tee - as in the first tee); no one would ever tee off on a 450 yd hole with a nine iron, nor would such a hole be part of a three par tournament; ...more
Gary E
Apr 01, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great book

I love golf. I especially love the masters. I really like a good read. I especially like reluctant deceive stories. You put all four of those together and you have this book. If you like two or more of those things get yourself a copy of the book tout sweet! You will not be disappointed!

There were a few inaccuracies in the book but no one other than a fairly knowledgable golf fan would even catch then. I had no problems overlooking those inaccuracies. When you have a book this fast pac
Apr 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This,so far, is my favorite Bernhardt book.
There is violence, but not to the extend of all the other novels I've read by him.
Connor is a cool protagonist, sort of her-do-well.

I rarely give five stars, but I thought it was wonderful escape reading.
Good Job!!
Must let my son know about a murder mystery set at the Masters.
Mike Poulin
Aug 01, 2008 rated it it was ok
Okay read. The author knew very little about golf considering it was a murder-mystery surrounding the Masters tournament. He made many, many errors on club selection, how golf scoring works, how the pros approach a tournament, etc. He also takes liberties with how the cops interact with a prime murder suspect.
Jun 30, 2014 rated it liked it
Bernhardt's snappy and funny dialogue is unique and lighthearted. As I began reading this book, I thought is felt familiar. Turns out I had read it a long time ago, but didn't remember how the plot worked out. Surprise ending did the story proud.
Apr 06, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction-thriller
A departure for Bernhardt but a good departure. I am not a big golf fan but was able to understand the story and setting which provided Bernhardt a nice playground in which to set this thriller. I hope he continues to work on both his series and these unique projects.
Jul 06, 2012 rated it liked it
A fairly enjoyable mystery, but there were too many situations that pushed the limits of believability. I don't mind stretching the imagination at all, but some of the situations in this book simply had me rolling my eyes.
Joyce McKune
Don't like golf, so I'm not the best one to judge. The book was just OK. Not bad enought to quit give up on, but a little hokey. Probably a guy book.
Aug 29, 2011 rated it it was ok
Just okay, nothing special
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William loves his job and it shows in his writing. Library Journal has called him the "master of the courtroom drama;" his books have sold more than ten million copies worldwide. The Vancouver Sun dubbed him "the American equivalent of P.G. Wodehouse and John Mortimer." His novel Dark Eye was a psychological thriller that, in the words of bestselling author Lisa Scottoline, "will chi
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“The green jackets were the exclusive attire of the past champions of the Masters tournament. This was their one night of the year to wear them. And no one was allowed to take them home.” 0 likes
“He’d shot a 136—a full ten strokes better than Conner.” 0 likes
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