In 1956, an informal wager among millionaires ultimately pitted of the best golfers of the generation — Byron Nelson and Ben Hogan — towards most sensible amateurs Harvie Ward and Ken Venturi.

The 12 months: 1956. Many years have handed considering that Eddie Lowery got here to repute as the 10-12 months-antique caddie to U.S. Open Champion Francis Ouimet. Now a rich automotive broker and avid supporter of beginner golfing, Lowery has simply made a chance with fellow millionaire George Coleman. Lowery claims that of his staff, beginner golfers Harvie Ward and Ken Venturi, can’t be crushed in a very best-ball fit, and demanding situations Coleman to carry any golfers of his option to the path at 10 a.m. tomorrow to settle the problem. Coleman accepts the problem and presentations up together with his personal energy crew: Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson, the sport’s largest residing pros, with fourteen best championships among them.

In Mark Frost’s peerless palms, whole with the reminiscences of all of the members, the tale of this immortal foursome and the sport they performed that day-legendarily recognized in golfing circles as the best non-public fit ever performed-involves existence with robust, emotional affect and facet-of-your-seat suspense.