Treasured Links: Letters to Herbert Warren Wind


Treasured Links: Letters to Herbert Warren Wind

April 30, 2012

With characteristic humor, P.G. (Plum) Wodehouse replies to a letter from Herbert Warren Wind.

Tom Watson acknowledges a Wind missive ahead of the 1993 Ryder Cup won by the United States.

Arthur Schlesinger references his 1965 book A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy In the White House.

Bing Crosby writes with excitement of the upcoming 1972 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.

John Updike was just another TV fan when it came to the early days of the senior tour.

Bobby Jones wishes he'd had a mulligan on the scoring snafu at the 1968 Masters.

Scant months ahead of his passing, a failing Jones takes a moment to offer Wind thanks.

George Plimpton was preoccupied by his imminent Paper Lion assignment.

Days after his wife's death, Byron Nelson shares the news with his writer friend.

Jack Nicklaus writes during his transition from the regular to the senior tour.

Ben Crenshaw can barely contain his enthusiasm for his Sand Hills project.

Ben Hogan, who'd years earlier worked with Wind on Five Lessons, is grateful for a copy of Wind's last major work.

Gene Sarazen was grateful for Wind's words after the death of the golfer's wife, Mary.

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