Jewel in the Glen

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Tracing the history of the Ryder Cup back to that infamous first encounter at Gleneagles in 1921, this book intertwines the histories of the coveted prize and of the game of golf at this renowned venue. Through a series of in-depth interviews, an array of national and international celebrities reveal what the Ryder Cup and Gleneagles mean to them while examining the impact that the tournament will have on the local community and the wider Scottish society, culture, and economy. With a hole-by-hole guide to the course by Ryder Cup legend Colin Montgomerie, this volume paints a unique portrait of Scottish golf.


Ed Hodge is a journalist who writes for the sports pages of a host of newspapers across Scotland as part of the industry-leading Capital City Press agency. Jack Nicklaus won 18 Major Championships during his illustrious professional career and is the recipient of honors that include the World Golf Hall of Fame and the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in North Palm Beach, Florida.