The Golf Book

The Golf Book
Author: Chris Millard
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2015-02-24
ISBN: 0062410911
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Golf Book Book Excerpt:

New York Times Bestseller From the archives of Golf Channel comes the ultimate book on the sport—a must for every fan—a comprehensive and engaging full-color compendium of the best moments of the past 20 years, filled with stories from top players, colorful insights from on-air talent and celebrity viewers, essential lists and sidebars, and stunning photographs of legendary golf courses around the world. Foreword by Arnold Palmer. Over the past two decades, golf has witnessed some of the most exciting play, interesting players, biggest technological advances, deepest controversies, increased participation and viewership, and unprecedented engagement between professionals and fans in its history. Year by year, shot by shot around the globe, Golf Channel has been there to cover it all. Now, for the first time, the network that features more live golf coverage than all others combined opens its archives and offers unprecedented access to its top on-air talent. The result is a dazzling illustrated digest that pays tribute to the sport and the extraordinary players and events that have shaped it over the course of a generation. The Golf Book includes: Stories and anecdotes from on and off the course from famous contributors, including Nick Faldo, Brandel Chamblee, Kelly Tilghman, Rich Lerner, David Feherty, Johnny Miller, and many others Up-close profiles of legendary players and up-and-coming stars Features and photos on the best courses Technological developments that are revolutionizing the game Top 20 lists, unforgettable quotes, and sidebars spotlighting amusing characters, bad lies, and stunning scrambles and more. Engaging, instructive, and fun, The Golf Book is an essential resource and keepsake sure to be treasured by every golfer and fan.

Every Shot Must Have a Purpose

Every Shot Must Have a Purpose
Author: Pia Nilsson,Lynn Marriott,Ron Sirak
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2005-09-22
ISBN: 1101218258
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Every Shot Must Have a Purpose Book Excerpt:

Two legendary coaches give golfers a powerful new approach to the game... and to life. As coaches to some of golf’s top players, Pia Nilsson and Lynn Marriott have designed and refined a revolutionary way of teaching the game, with phenomenal results. They don’t believe in prescribing the same stance, grip, and swing to everyone, followed by hours of purposeless drilling. They don’t even believe in beginning with physical technique. Their success has proven to them that a great game begins with a great vision. Unlike any other golf book, Every Shot Must Have a Purpose offers cutting-edge techniques for integrating the physical, technical, mental, emotional, and social parts of a player’s game. The book’s revolutionary pre-shot routine will improve your focus, leading to a golf swing that is not only successful but can be repeated under extreme pressure. Emphasizing the individual golfer rather than a rigid set of mechanics, their VISION54 method takes the frustration out of the game. Why 54? Because they believe it’s possible to shoot a 54 (making a birdie on every hole of a par-72 course) if you have the right mind-set and well-honed intuitive power. An engaging read for the beginner or the seasoned golfer, Every Shot Must Have a Purpose is inspiration for life, not just the links.

Herbert Warren Wind s Golf Book

Herbert Warren Wind s Golf Book
Author: Herbert Warren Wind
Publsiher: Open Road Media
Total Pages: 317
Release: 2016-01-26
ISBN: 1504027566
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Herbert Warren Wind s Golf Book Book Excerpt:

Elegant and perceptive musings on the world’s greatest game from the dean of American golf writers This illuminating collection features many of Hebert Warren Wind’s most famous essays, including “Jones Breaks Through,” his masterful portrait of Bobby Jones’s first major championship, won in an epic eighteen-hole playoff against Bobby Cruickshank at the 1923 US Open, and “North to the Links of Dornoch,” an evocative travelogue that established the venerable course in the Scottish Highlands as one of golf’s premier destinations. Wind captures Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, and Ken Venturi in their prime, and brings readers back to an earlier era when Harry Vardon ruled the links. He profiles golf’s female pioneers—Mickey Wright, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, and Joyce Wethered—and sings the praises of Bernard Darwin, “the greatest writer on golf the world has ever known.” In his Sports Illustrated deadline ode, “The 1958 Masters: Palmer at the Fateful Corner,” Wind brings Arnold Palmer’s first major championship to vivid life and coins Augusta National’s most iconic and enduring term: “Amen Corner.” Lyrical, evocative, and insightful, Herbert Warren Wind’s Golf Book is a must-read for students of the game and fans of classic sports journalism.

Golf without Technique Volume 1

Golf without Technique   Volume 1
Author: Jean-Emmanuel Elbaz
Publsiher: En Phase Golf
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-03-09
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Golf without Technique Volume 1 Book Excerpt:

Jean-Emmanuel Elbaz, one of Golf Magazine's best coaches and bestselling author, reveals here Volume 1 of his revolutionary method to improve your golf game without making any changes to your swing, whatever your skill level, in three steps: before, during and after the round. Six-time European Tour and Ryder Cup winner Thomas Levet says: "This step-by-step method gives you simple and easily applicable keys on the golf course and will help you drastically improve your game, gain confidence and consistency, without having to work on your technique!” Jean-Emmanuel Elbaz starts from a simple statement: “The game of golf is a paradox. You have to work on your technique when training but learn to break away from it to use your true potential on the golf course." Each volume of the "Golf without Technique" collection can be read separately.

Golf without Technique Volume 2

Golf without Technique   Volume 2
Author: Jean-Emmanuel Elbaz
Publsiher: En Phase Golf
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-03-14
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Golf without Technique Volume 2 Book Excerpt:

Jean-Emmanuel Elbaz, one of Golf Magazine's best coaches and bestselling author, reveals here Volume 2 of his revolutionary method to improve your golf game without making any changes to your swing, whatever your skill level. This book will focus on a pre-shot routine process that will greatly improve your game: the "3 Modes". You will be called upon to work first at the driving range and then on the golf course. The 3 Modes are a key step in building an efficient and effective stroke in all compartments of the game. Six-time European Tour and Ryder Cup winner Thomas Levet says: "This step-by-step method gives you simple and easily applicable keys on the golf course and will help you drastically improve your game, gain confidence and consistency, without having to work on your technique!” Jean-Emmanuel Elbaz starts from a simple statement: “The game of golf is a paradox. You have to work on your technique when training but learn to break away from it to use your true potential on the golf course." Each volume of the "Golf without Technique" collection can be read separately.

The Golf Book

The Golf Book
Author: DK,Nick Bradley
Publsiher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2021-09-16
ISBN: 024155148X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Golf Book Book Excerpt:

Discover the history of one of the world's most popular sports, and learn how to master the perfect swing along the way. Find out all there is to know about golf, from its ancient origins to its most celebrated competitions. Learn about the turning points and winning strokes of the most famous championships ever played - from the Open to the Curtis Cup. Bringing you face-to-face with the stars, such as Tiger Woods, The Golden Bear, and The Shark, entries analyse their trademark strokes and detail their finest performances. Showing you exactly what it takes to achieve an effective - and consistent - golf swing, this ebook also walks you through the fairways of all the pre-eminent courses, while working systematically through every type of shot, from tee shots, iron play, pitching, and chipping, to coping with bunkers and putting. Learn the sport's key rules and golfing terms, and discover everything you need to know about how to buy the right equipment - from drivers to carts, along with guidance on custom fitting - and the all-important golf etiquette. Brimming with detail and superbly illustrated with over 1,500 photographs, illustrations, maps, and diagrams, The Golf Book is the definitive guide to the famous game for players and fans alike.

Arnie Seve and a Fleck of Golf History

Arnie  Seve  and a Fleck of Golf History
Author: Bill Fields
Publsiher: U of Nebraska Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2014-06-01
ISBN: 0803255268
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Arnie Seve and a Fleck of Golf History Book Excerpt:

In a long, award-winning career writing about golf, Bill Fields has sought out the most interesting stories—not just those featuring big winners and losers, but the ones that get at the very character of the game. Collected here, his pieces offer an intriguing portrait of golf over the past century. The legends are here in vivid profiles of such familiar figures as Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, Mickey Wright, and Tiger Woods. But so are lesser-known golfers like John Schlee, Billy Joe Patton, and Bert Yancey, whose tales are no less compelling. The book is filled with colorful moments and perceptive observations about golf greats ranging from the first American-born U.S. Open champion, Johnny McDermott, to Seve Ballesteros, the Spaniard who led Europe’s resurgence in the game in the late twentieth century. Fields gives us golf writing at its finest, capturing the game’s larger dramas and finer details, its personalities and its enduring appeal.

Fairway to Heaven

Fairway to Heaven
Author: Peter Higgs,Tim Glover
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2011-09-30
ISBN: 1780573324
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fairway to Heaven Book Excerpt:

In golf, nowhere is the mental strain more apparent that at the closing stages of a major championship. The crowd, absorbed in every shot, conveys the tension to the players, who are also involved in another contest - the mind game. Before missing the most notorious putt in the history of the Open Championship, Doug Sanders was already thinking of which side of the gallery he would turn to first to acknowledge the applause. When he missed a three foot putt that would have won him the old silver claret jug, there was no applause. Instead people reacted as if they had just witnessed a terrible accident - which, in a sporting context they had. It was Jack Nicklaus, rather than Sanders, who went for the jugular and, in the process, took possession of the jug. The line between victor and victim can be measured not only in millions of dollars but also in fractions of inches. `One minute you're on cloud nine, ' Sam Snead remarked

Hole in One

Hole in One
Author: Chris Rodell
Publsiher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2012-12-11
ISBN: 1449400035
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hole in One Book Excerpt:

The golfer lines up the shot. It's a long one, and the chances of acing it are nil. He says a prayer, swings, and - hallelujah! - he scores a hole in one. Many golfers confess to murmuring earnest prayers that they, too, may join the 42,000 people a year who catch lightning in a bottle and score a hole in one. It's an excitement that many lucky golfers say they remember with more clarity than their first kiss. That's because nothing in the grand old game is as mysterious yet mundane as the ace. Scott Hoch has had 26; fellow pro Fred Couples just two. Blind men and women have hit them, as have first-time golfers, three-year-old toddlers, and hundred-year-old widows. Richard Nixon is the only president to have scored one and he said it was a greater thrill than winning an election. Filled with fun facts and anecdotes, Hole in One! is a comprehensive clearinghouse of unusual stories involving the aura and accomplishment of scoring an ace. Readers will find out how duffers call upon unusual good luck charms and customs from foreign countries to ensure their swinging success. Hole in One! is the perfect book for all golfers who love the game, whether they're accomplished players or rank amateurs.

Make Your Next Shot Your Best Shot

Make Your Next Shot Your Best Shot
Author: Bob Rotella,Roger Schiffman
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2021-09-21
ISBN: 198215876X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Make Your Next Shot Your Best Shot Book Excerpt:

Discover how to reach your greatest potential in golf by focusing only on the shot in front of you—nothing before or after—with the world’s preeminent sport psychologist, Dr. Bob Rotella. Acclaimed sport psychologist and bestselling author Dr. Bob Rotella has advised countless professional golfers, as well as athletes in individual and team sports at the amateur and professional levels, on how to flourish under pressure and win championships. Rotella strives to make average athletes exceptional. With his decades of in-depth research and practical experience, he has encouraged people worldwide to persevere through adversity in a dozen internationally bestselling titles. In Make Your Next Shot Your Best Shot, Rotella’s message is simple but effective: to reach your greatest potential in golf, you need to set your sights high and always think positively. He wants you to aim for something incredible: free your mind, concentrate on your process, accept whatever happens, and commit to making your next shot your best shot. Rotella shows you how to focus your mind, create a routine for success, persevere, and overcome failure. Drawing from lessons learned in other sports, this book is about how to train your mind to play in the moment. It’s about spending your lifetime chasing greatness—and having a ball while doing it.

Birdies Bogeys and Bipolar Disorder

Birdies  Bogeys  and Bipolar Disorder
Author: Michael Wellington
Publsiher: Greenleaf Book Group
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2015-08-25
ISBN: 1632990652
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Birdies Bogeys and Bipolar Disorder Book Excerpt:

The gripping true story of one man's struggles through the terrifying highs and crushing lows of bipolar disorder. In Birdies, Bogeys, and Bipolar Disorder, author and professional golfer Michael Wellington recounts a heartbreaking story of not just hitting, but skidding along rock bottom as he struggles to control a condition that for a long time controlled him: bipolar disorder. With the help of his family, a few amazing friends, and the game of golf, he has regained balance and can now share his story. The millions of people in the United States who suffer some form of mood disorder will not only find the author's story relatable, educational, and hopeful but can also benefit from Michael's experience to help control their own disorder. Michael offers the Fourteen Clubs, a bag of tools to keep the bipolar mind in balance. Using these clubs daily can help you avoid both mania and depression.

Crazy proofing High School Sports

Crazy proofing High School Sports
Author: John Elling Tufte
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 153
Release: 2012
ISBN: 1610485734
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Crazy proofing High School Sports Book Excerpt:

Schools have everything needed to accomplish great feats via high school sports participation, and now is the time for our educators to be the experts in their field...Crazy-Proofing High School Sports offers real solutions to the real problems hurting high school student athletes.

Playing a Round with the Little Pro

Playing a Round with the Little Pro
Author: Eddie Merrins
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2006-04-25
ISBN: 0743299213
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Playing a Round with the Little Pro Book Excerpt:

In the world of professional golf, everyone knows "the Little Pro" -- Eddie Merrins, the head professional at the Bel-Air Country Club. A living bridge between the Golden Age of the sport and the greatest champions of today, his experiences and friendships reach back to Bobby Jones, Sam Snead, and Ben Hogan, and all the way forward to Tiger Woods, Amy Alcott, and Vijay Singh. Both on and off the course, he's an embodiment of the highest principles of the game. In dozens of short, personal anecdotes told with his trademark wit and modesty, Merrins invites readers to share the decades he spent in the very good company of famous Hollywood stars, celebrated athletes and coaches, and countless lovers of the game seeking his advice and encouragement. In these pages, Merrins generously offers for the first time all his insights on the mental, physical, technical, and even spiritual aspects of the sport. Ranging from swing fundamentals to setting goals to shotmaking, this advice is relevant to players at every level of experience. Playing a Round with the Little Pro celebrates a wonderful life lived in and for the great sport of golf, and it is destined, like its author, to be a classic of the game.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Tales of Golf and Sport

Chicken Soup for the Soul  Tales of Golf and Sport
Author: Jack Canfield,Mark Victor Hansen,Amy Newmark
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2011-04-26
ISBN: 1611591805
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chicken Soup for the Soul Tales of Golf and Sport Book Excerpt:

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tales of Golf and Sport contains Chicken Soup for the Soul’s 101 best stories and poems about golfers, golfing, and other sports. This book has fresh appeal to golfers and makes a fabulous gift. Golfers are a special breed. They endure bad weather, early wake-up calls, great expense, and “interesting” clothing to engage in their favorite sport. This is not a book about how to play golf -- it is a book about how it feels to play golf. Professional and amateur athletes contribute stories from the heart, yielding a book about the human side of golf and other sports.

Be a Player

Be a Player
Author: Pia Nilsson,Lynn Marriott
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2017-06-06
ISBN: 1476788049
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Be a Player Book Excerpt:

The founders of the world-renowned VISION54 training program and the authors of the bestselling Every Shot Must Have a Purpose take golf instruction to the next level in this groundbreaking new approach to mastering the game. Golf is a beloved yet technical game, so a sound swing and precise technique are essential. Most golfers who want to improve their skills go to the range and work painstakingly on their swings, not realizing it’s often their performance state on the course that needs work, not their technique. Simple things such as awareness of your balance, tension, and tempo, as well as the ability to control mental, emotional, and social variables you encounter while playing can quickly take your game to a new performance level. Pia Nilsson and Lynn Marriott, founders of VISION54’s groundbreaking and innovative golf program are here to help. Aimed at both the weekend golfer and the advanced player, each chapter presents a series of “human skills”—including assignments, explorations, and mini-lessons—that strip away the complexity surrounding swing technique and playing consistency—the conditional variations that plague golfers. Be A Player is the must-have book for any golfer who wants to unite technical skills and on-course performance seamlessly and effectively. With this cutting-edge text by your side, you will become a true student of VISION54 and a better player better on the course…where it matters most!

The Golf Book of Days

The Golf Book of Days
Author: Robert R. McCord
Publsiher: Birch Lane Press
Total Pages: 372
Release: 1995
ISBN: 9781559722926
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Golf Book of Days Book Excerpt:

The Great Delaware Sports Book

The Great Delaware Sports Book
Author: Doug Gelbert
Publsiher: Cruden Bay Books
Total Pages: 232
Release: 1995
ISBN: 9780964442702
Category: Sports
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Topstart Golf

Topstart Golf
Author: Tom Pezzuti
Publsiher: iUniverse
Total Pages: 99
Release: 2013-07-30
ISBN: 1491701374
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Topstart Golf Book Excerpt:

While drying your sparkling clean ball on the dirty towel hanging from the ball washer, you take a deep breath and survey the scene. After teeing up your ball, you're immediately confronted with the first of many questions of detail-the nagging minutiae of golf. What's my target? Where do I stand? How do I stand? For many, learning traditional golf is often confusing and complicated. Conflicting tips and extraneous motion produce a difficult, high-maintenance sport that few golfers master. Combining the techniques of baseball and golf may be the answer. Hitting a ninety-five-mile-an-hour fastball is arguably one of the most difficult tasks in sports. But many golfers have trouble hitting a tiny golf ball lying motionless in the grass. Why? Author Tom Pezzuti offers a solution. Baseball does not use a backswing technique, and Pezzuti suggests this procedure lies at the root of many golf swing problems. Topstart Golf shows you how baseballs hitting principles apply to your power stroke, and your pitch shots. If you are not a touring pro who practices six to eight hours a day, then you need low-maintenance, simpler methods of playing golf. Try Topstart Golf and watch your game soar!

A Season in Dornoch

A Season in Dornoch
Author: Lorne Rubenstein
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2012-06-15
ISBN: 1780574959
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Season in Dornoch Book Excerpt:

In 1977, Lorne Rubenstein, an avid golfer, travelled to Dornoch in the Scottish Highlands. Young and adrift in life, he was profoundly affected by the experience. As he writes, 'My week in Dornoch introduced me to a place with which I felt a connection. A week wasn't living there, but it was enough for Dornoch to imprint itself on my mind.' Twenty-three years later, in 2000, now an established golf writer, Rubenstein returned to Dornoch to spend an entire summer. He rented a flat close to the Royal Dornoch Golf Club and set out to explore the area on many levels. Rubenstein writes about the melancholy history of the Highland Clearances, which have left the beautiful landscape sparsely populated to this day. He writes about the friendly and sometimes eccentric people who love their town, their golf and their single malt whisky, and who delight in sharing them with visitors. But most of all he writes about a summer lived in a community where golf is king and the golf course is part of the common lands where townspeople stroll of an evening. Rubenstein is able to return to thinking of golf as play, as opposed to a game of analysis and effort. A Season in Dornoch is an affectionate portrait of a place and the people who live there, a fascinating look at golf and the spirit and skills it calls forth, and a perceptive and ultimately moving memoir of one man's quest to experience again the pure love of sport that he knew in his youth.

Golf as I Play it

Golf as I Play it
Author: Richard D. Chapman,Ledyard Sands
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 158
Release: 1940
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Golf
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Golf as I Play it Book Excerpt: