Regular price: $31.49

Free with 30-day trial
Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $31.49

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

For more than a decade, golf was dominated by one galvanizing figure: Eldrick "Tiger" Woods. But as his star has fallen, a new, ambitious generation has stepped up to claim the crown. Once the domain of veterans, golf saw a youth revolution in 2014. In Slaying the Tiger, Shane Ryan introduces us to the volatile, colorful crop of heirs apparent who are storming the barricades of this traditionally old-fashioned sport.
As the golf writer for Bill Simmons' Grantland, Shane Ryan is the perfect herald for the sport's new age. In Slaying the Tiger, he embeds himself for a season on the PGA Tour, where he finds the game far removed from the genteel rhythms of yesteryear. Instead he discovers a group of mercurial talents driven to greatness by their fear of failure and their relentless perfectionism. From Augusta to Scotland, with an irreverent and energetic voice, Ryan documents every transcendent moment, every press tent tirade, and every controversy that made the 2014 tour one of the most exciting and unpredictable in recent memory.
©2015 Shane Ryan (P)2015 Tantor
Show More Show Less

Critic Reviews

"[R]ecommended for anyone who wants to get real insights on the players and the sport." ( Publishers Weekly)
Show More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

By David on 08-25-17

Poorly narrated

I found it very annoying as the narrator frequently mispronounced the names of some of the most famous golf courses and golfers in the world. The author should consider "slaying the narrator".

Read More Hide me

By Deborah C Wuest on 04-21-17

The content is good but the reader isnt

Would you consider the audio edition of Slaying the Tiger to be better than the print version?

How can you have someone read a book about golf who cannot pronounce Rory's name. For hours I cringed as he called him Roy! He also can't pronounce Medina correctly. Never grating.

Read More Hide me
See all Reviews
© Copyright 1997 - 2018 Audible, Inc