Date: January 2007
Duration: 11 hours 1 minutes
Greg Norman is golf's mostcomplex and controversial celebrity and perhaps its most gifted and charismaticplayer. He reigned as the world's number-one-ranked golfer for most of a decadeand began 1998 as the PGA Tour's career-earnings leader with almost $12million. As ruthless in the boardroom as he is on the golf course, the Sharkturned a $2 million stake in Cobra Golf into a payoff of more than $40 million.Three parts Crocodile Dundee, two parts Jack Nicklaus, and one part DonQuixote, the jet-setting Shark is larger than life. Yet Norman is also thesport's most notorious victim of cruel calamity and inexplicable defeats. Thisriveting biography by acclaimed journalist Lauren St. John examines Norman'sconquests as well as his failures and his relationships with his father, hisagents, and fellow golfers.
Shark: The Biography ofGreg Norman is the first ever published to include original and extensivecomments from Norman himself. The author's unparalleled access to Norman'speers, family, and friends rounds out this fascinating account of one of golf'sall-time great enigmas.