The sound when Sam Snead hit an iron shot was like the sound of a Rolls-Royce door slamming shut. Long considered the man with the most admired golf swing in the history of the game, Sam Snead was not only the oldest winner on the PGA tour (at the age of 52), but held seven major championships. His fears, his dark side, his secrets, his legend are richly documented as no one ever has before by award winning golf writer, Al Barkow. 68 years after bursting onto the national tournament golf scene, Slammin' Sam Snead remains the standard.
How I Play Golf offers an intimate view of both Tiger's game - mental and physical - and his unique personality on and off the course. He reveals how he learned the game backward - from green to tee. He clearly, methodically analyzes every aspect of the sport, from lining up a putt to following through on a tee shot, from choosing the right club to keeping his focus after a bad shot. With hundreds of brilliant photos, Tiger uses a frame-by-frame approach to explain his golf fundamentals, examining his personal intricacies of grip, stance, ball ...
Manuel de la Torre, twice named by Golf Magazine as one of the top 100 golf instructors in America, is the leading modern day proponent of Ernest Jones' Swing Principles method of golf instruction. The Jones and de la Torre concept is quite simple: If the club is used properly, the body movements take care of themselves. At the same time, Understanding The Golf Swing provides comprehensive coverage of how to analyze ball flights, how to play special shots, and also includes a section on mental approaches and course management. This book covers...
How Justin Leonard, David Duvall, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are changing the way the game is played as, week by week, they etch their names on the leader boards. How they respect the players that walked the fairways before them and why they carry the future of the game into the next millennium.
Playing to your talent level involves far more than the second and a half you spend swinging the club. Thirty seconds, give or take a few, is the time it takes to plan, execute, and evaluate every shot. To have the best chance for success, you must learn to apply all your resources to each and every shot you hit, both in practice and in play. The goal of this book is to make your score match your talent for the game. You'll learn how to train your brain to run your game so that you develop a mastery not only of golf but of yourself.
Deals strictly with practicing and range-practice matters. Offers detailed charts, along with important practice range tips, so that players at any level can keep records of every round over a reasonable period and recognize and correct bad habits.
Here is Dr. Bob Rotellas new reference guide on the essential elements of golf. It includes Rotella Rules, which will reinforce the attitude needed to maximize a player's performance. In format and style, it's designed specifically for easy transport and use. Each chapter is dedicated to a discipline of the mental game, including confidence, concentration, attitude, and competition, among others. The chapters conclude with quotes from golfers, athletes, and coaches. Rotella's thousands of followers will love this convenient tool when they need ...
Tour Tempo Book by John Novosel In this breakthrough book, John Novosel and Sports Illustrated writer John Garrity explain exactly how to achieve TOUR TEMPO. Through clear, step-by-step instruction, golfers are taught how to master two basic drills to synchronize their swings. Included with the book is a revolutionary instructional CD-ROM, featuring videos that illustrate exactly how to learn the tempo secrets of the tour pros, and a calibrated soundtrack that you can use while practicing at a driving range or in your living room. TOUR TEMPO...
Tiger Woods' amateur coach, a world-renowned expert in youth instruction, provides practical advice and friendly encouragement for golfers just discovering the challenge and the romance of the links. He avoids the rigidly scientific approach and offers instead a fun way to learn the fundamentals, from the full swing to putting and other specific techniques. Etiquette is also emphasized throughout the book. Great way to learn golf.
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Dan Jenkins virtually invented the golf novel with the classic Dead Solid Perfect. For thirty years his fans have waited for the follow-up and it's finally here. The Money-Whipped Steer-Job Three-Jack Give-Up Artist is an uproarious portrait of what it's really like to play on the PGA Tour. The story follows sixteen-year tour veteran, Bobby Joe Grooves, as he tries to turn his one annual tournament victory into an appointment to the Ryder Cup team. It's vintage Dan Jenkins.
Golf School is the must have instructional for the tens of thousands of McLeans graduates and an irresistible and affordable golf bible for all those who dream of one day breaking eighty. Golf School is for every level of play. High handicappers and beg
Author Cal Brown, gathers priceless and practical gems from generations of master golfers, teachers and writers that suggest how almost anyone can learn to play the game by following his or her own better instincts. Its a way of looking at the game and the golf swing that does not rely on technical jargon or complex explanations, but rather on using our own natural abilities and tendencies. The book is also about the joys, the sorrows, the hopes, the little horrors, the temptations, and the uncounted satisfactions of golf. Written in a blend of...
Golf fictions most beloved hustler, The Greens Eddie Caminetti, returns from self-imposed exile to turn the PGA tour and the golf equipment industry on its ear. With Troon McAllisters patented golf hustling hijinks, roller-coaster plotting, and laugh-out-loud skewering of pro sports hypocrisy, Eddies die-hard fans and golf fiction aficionados will laugh all the way to the putting green.
Enjoy a vigorous workout that provides a continuous flow of yoga postures that will strengthen the body, mind and balance and provide more flexibility to enhance everyone's golf game! If you enjoyed Yoga For Golfers Level I, then dont miss out on Level II!
"“Nicklaus By Design” details the Golden Bear’s personal journey into the world of golf course architecture and design. In this book, he reveals to the reader the strategy behind his thinking – which will help improve any golfer’s game. This book is superb"