David Barrett was an editor at Golf Magazine for 18 years and has written two books on golf–Golf Courses of the U.S. Open and Golf’s Dream 18s. Another book, Miracle At Merion, about Ben Hogan’s victory in the 1950 U.S. Open, will be published in the fall of 2010. A long time ago, back when Seve Ballesteros and Tom Watson were the perennial favorites, he covered the Masters (as well as SEC football, ACC basketball, etc.) for The Augusta Chronicle. More recently he has been Editor-In-Chief for Divot Communication’s regional golf magazines and for the magazine Fairway Living and writes and produces for golfobserver.com.