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Kevin Robbins

Biography

Kevin Robbins

Kevin Robbins is a professor at the University of Texas, Austin, School of Journalism. He spent 22 years as a writer in daily newspapers, including the Austin American-Statesman and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. His work has appeared in Sports on Earth, the New York Times, espnW and Texas Monthly, and has twice been featured in THE BEST AMERICAN SPORTS WRITING.

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Kevin Robbins

Books by Kevin Robbins

by Kevin Robbins - Autobiography, Biography, Nonfiction, Sports

From award-winning sports writer Kevin Robbins,THE LAST STAND OF PAYNE STEWART is the story of legendary golfer Payne Stewart, focusing on his last year in the PGA Tour in 1999, which tragically culminated in a fatal air disaster that transpired publically on televisions across the country. Forever remembered as one of the most dramatic storylines in the history of golf, Payne Stewart's legendary career was bookended by a dramatic comeback and a shocking, tragic end. Here, Robbins brings Stewart's story vividly to life.

by Kevin Robbins - Biography, Nonfiction, Sports

Millions of people were charmed by the homespun golf advice dispensed in HARVEY PENICK'S LITTLE RED BOOK, a sports classic that went on to become the bestselling sports book of all time. Yet, beyond the Texas golf courses where Penick happily toiled for the better part of eight decades, few people knew the self-made golf pro who coaxed the best out of countless greats --- Tom Kite, Ben Crenshaw, Betsy Rawls, Mickey Wright --- all champions who considered Penick their coach and lifelong friend. In HARVEY PENICK, Kevin Robbins tells the story of this legendary steward of the game.