Sam Snead's How to Play Golf

And Professional Tips on Improving Your Score. Also, Special Section by the University of Michigan's Famous Golf Coach, Bert Katzenmeyer
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Golf
Page: 160
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Chicken Soup for the Golfer's Soul The 2nd Round

More Stories of Insight, Inspiration and Laughter on the Links
Author: Jack Canfield,Mark Victor Hansen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1453280235
Category: Self-Help
Page: 400
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Whether readers are relatively new to the game of golf or old hands with impressive handicaps, most golfers share an unbridled enthusiasm for the game as proven by the blockbuster success of the first Chicken Soup for the Golfer's Soul. Due to popular demand, the coauthors have compiled this follow-up filled with more stories to celebrate the foibles, feats and famous people on the fairway.

Sports Film Guide

A Listing of Over 2,000 16mm Films
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Physical education and training
Page: 76
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Golf For Dummies


Author: Gary McCord
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119943795
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 416
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The fun and easy way to get into the swing of things and take strokes off your game – fast Whether you're a total beginner or you've clocked a few hours on the links, Golf For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the only guide you need. Packed with expert tips and techniques for everything from mastering your grip, stance and swing to shaping up with golf-specific exercises, this updated and expanded edition of the international bestseller features new, step-by-step photos, tips for women players, seniors and lefties, and loads of fun golf history facts. Learn your ABCs – master the basics, from golf lingo and choosing your clubs, to who to play with and where Watch your step – get the lowdown on golf rules, how to keep score, and take a crash-course on gamesmanship and the do's and taboos of golf-course etiquette Get into the swing – delve into the art and science of the golf swing, including how to blast your way out of bunkers and how to develop an effective putting stroke Tackle the tough shots – finesse difficult shots like a pro and deal with bad weather and bad luck with grace and skill Fine-tune your play – zero in on common faults and bad habits and learn time-tested techniques for easily fixing them once and for all To school or not to school – decide whether formal lessons are right for you and find out how to select a great teacher 'If you've ever wanted to know more about golf or improve your game then this is your guide' – The Fairway, from a review of the 1st edition 'Does exactly what it says on the tin!' – Today's Golfer, from a review of the 1st edition Open the book and find: Tips on choosing golf balls and clubs Exercises for getting and staying in golf shape How to develop your own swing Putting, chipping and pitching Mastering grip, stance and swing Simple fixes for common faults Golf rules and etiquette Advice on taking advantage of high-tech equipment Where to play in the UK and Europe Learn to: Master your grip, stance and swing Improve your game with tips from the pros Overcome the game's mental challenges with tricks and exercises

Power Golf


Author: Ben Hogan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439195285
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 192
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Master golfer Ben Hogan (1912-1997) is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport, most notably for his legendary ball-striking ability. There are numerous theories as to what made Hogan's swing so effective and in Power Golf, now available in a trade paperback format, he shares a lifetime of championship secrets for improving every phase of the game. Regardless of their level of golfing expertise, readers are guaranteed to see a difference the next time they pick up their club!

Inside Sports Golf


Author: Roger Matuz
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781578590070
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 640
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Provides a guide to golf tournaments, players, and golf courses, and includes information on golf in popular culture.

500 Years of Golf Balls

History & Collector's Guide
Author: John F. Hotchkiss
Publisher: Antique Trader
ISBN: N.A
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Page: 284
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The first book to cover the complete history of the golf ball, with classifications, descriptions, and prices for old and new balls. Features a reprint of John Stuart Martin's The Curious History of the Golf Ball, and documents additional changes the balls and the game have made over the last thirty years. Provides tips for golfers on the effects of these changes on their game.

Great Golf

Essential Tips from History's Top Golfers
Author: Danny Peary,Allen F. Richardson
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1617496448
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 256
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Providing a complete library of golf instruction in one volume, this compilation features a variety of valuable lessons drawn from the most famous, popular, and trailblazing golf books as well as classic and contemporary magazines. Going beyond the standard instructional manual, this is the only golfing reference that presents its information in the original words of the great champions, instructors, and authors--both male and female--while also covering every aspect of the game, integrating its history and the parallel development of its multibillion-dollar instruction industry. Featured instructors and players include Bobby Jones, Sam Snead, Joyce Wethered, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Jack Nicklaus, Harvey Pennick, Chi Chi Rodriquez, Ernie Els, Tiger Woods, Nancy Lopez, Dave Pelz, and Vivien Saunders. Showcasing each lesson with feature boxes that condense essential instruction into handy bullet points, this volume's photographs clearly illustrate the best techniques while countless sidebars, quotes, and tips ensure it is destined to become a classic guide for a timeless sport.

A Pocket Guide for Golfers

Great Tips, Trivia, and Humor
Author: Rick Graves,Terry Glaspey
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736937323
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 141
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PGA member Rick Graves and author and confirmed hacker Terry Glaspey lead golfers through a collection of great golf tips, jokes, and trivia complete with a mini hall of fame of the best courses, players, and competitions. In addition to 52 amazingly simple secrets to better golf, readers will discover lists as valuable as an expert caddy: 10 tips for better putting 9 bad shots: their cause and cure 9 character qualities you can develop by playing golf 10 things to consider when planning a shot 10 best excuses for why you played poorly This compact book is sized small to tuck into the golf bag but packed full of tidbits and humor to entertain golfers, game enthusiasts, and fans. Even those who have never hit the green will understand why this sport is a hole in one. Rerelease of The Hacker's Almanac

The British Open

A History of Golf's Greatest Championship
Author: Francis Murray
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Contemporary
ISBN: N.A
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 224
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An illustrated year-by-year chronicle of the British Open golf tournament from 1900 through 2000 that describes the action and great players of each year and provides color maps of each venue's course.