FIRST EDITION OF JACK NICKLAUS' FIRST INSTRUCTIONAL BOOK, GOLF MY WAY, INSCRIBED BY HIM
NICKLAUS, Jack with BOWDEN, Ken. Golf My Way. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1974). Quarto, original pale green cloth, original dust jacket. $750.
First edition of the great Nicklaus' first book on "the entire technique of the game as he plays it, from A to Z," inscribed on the frontispiece by him, "To F—, Best of Luck, Jack Nicklaus, 1982," with more than 70 full-page illustrations.
"Considered by many the greatest amateur golfer since Bobby Jones… Nicklaus won the Masters six times and the U.S. Open four times, the British Open three times and the PGA Championship five times" (Columbia University Press). Golf My Way shares not only his "physical mastery of each golf stroke but the intellectual—even scholarly—dedication he brings to the game." First edition, first printing. With color and black-and-white illustrations by Jim McQueen. Donovan & Murdoch 64930.
Book fine; mere trace of tape reinforcement to verso of bright about-fine dust jacket.