I’ve been extremely fortunate in my photography career to be able to sit with some of the most famous athletes in this country and listen to the stories they tell. Normally, this is in a private setting after a Pro-Am golf event or at an evening dinner presentation, where they are the speaker. Either way, only that immediate audience will ever hear these anecdotes.In this book, these Legends, or soon to be Legends of golf, reveal their antics, their stories and their challenges that make them more akin to us that you would ever think.How Jack Nicklaus shanked a ball off the 12th tee at the Masters in Augusta that almost took out Bobby Jones or how Fred Couples duffed a ball off the tee that bounced, sadly, into the water just ahead off the tee box. Doesn’t that remind you of something you might have done at some time?They face the same challenges growing up as we did, they simply took a different path. Gary Player states, “Trevino was fantastic, you know, and his happiness was contagious. He always had great stories to tell and this is one of the things I’ve tried to do with all this traveling around the world, to prioritize all the great stories I’ve heard. I’ve done a lot of after-dinner speaking and it’s a wonderful thing to recall all these great stories. You’d better be sure to write them down.”That’s what I want to achieve with this book, to be a historian, if you will. I want to make sure we never forget what made these players the people they are today, before it’s too late and they are gone forever. That would be such a shame.