winning 6 of the 12 Majors from 2000 to 2002, Tiger Woods struggled in 2003. Four
unknown players would seize the day, rising to become champions in his wake.
Weir--considered a good golfer but not a great one--triumphed in The Masters,
becoming the first Canadian to win a Major. Jim Furyk emerged victorious in the
U.S. Open. In the British Open,
Ben Curtis became the only player since Francis Ouimet in 1913 to prevail on
his first time out, and Shaun Micheel came from nowhere to prevail at the PGA
Championship. How does one moment of glory affect the unsung underdog for years
Feinstein chronicles the champions' ups and downs, giving
readers an insider's look into how victory (and defeat) can change players'