Change is in the air as the U.S. Open returns to bucolic Pebble Beach on the Monterey Peninsula.
Newly married and just laid off, Hacker finds the celebrity owners of the Lodge at Pebble Beach fighting a corporate succession battle. And when a young assistant pro drives his cart off the cliff on the eighth hole, things start to get very serious.
As usual, Hacker has to avoid danger, uncover the truth, and watch the U.S. Golf Association make the golf course as difficult as possible. Does that include making it deadly, too?