In chapters such as "During Your Swing Is Not the Time to Give Yourself a Lesson" and "How to Enjoy a Bad Round of Golf," the author guides golfers with simple yet powerful techniques to prepare for, execute, and, equally important, respond to the results of any golf shot. The author, Dr. Joseph Parent, is a PGA Tour Instructor who draws on his teaching experience to offer special methods that have led to amazing improvements in the games of professionals and amateurs alike.
It is no secret that more than two-thirds of the shots a golfer makes are shorts ones: putts, chips, and pitches. Long drives may garner applause, but whether a golfer wants to win the Masters or just five bucks from a friend on Saturday morning, it’s the little shots that make the difference. In The Unstoppable Golfer, Dr. Bob Rotella takes the same wisdom and experience that have worked for clients like Davis Love III and David Toms to help you master this special art of short shots and avoid all the frustration out of this increasingly challenging element of the game.
"Tackling the psychological side of golf"
Putting Out of Your Mind is an informative and valuable guide to achieving a better golf game. While most spend their time trying to perfect their swing, Rotella encourages golfers to concentrate on their putting: the most crucial yet often overlooked aspect of the game. From true-life stories of such greats as Davis Love III, David Duvall, and Brad Faxon, to dozens of game-changing practice drills, Putting Out of Your Mind is the new bible of putting for amateurs and pros alike.
The colorful, sentimental, funny, affectionate, cantankerous memoir by the most colorful, funniest, most cantankerous-- and probably the most revered-- sportswriter of the last fifty years. Dan Jenkins is accepted as one of the greatest (if not the greatest) golf writer of all time, wrote beloved bestselling novels and abused more corporate expense accounts than anyone who ever lived. It's a touching, laugh-out-loud tribute to the romanticism of old-time sportswriting-- and the glory days of sports.
Filled with lore about the great players, great courses, and great tournaments, Golf Is a Game of Confidence inspires golfers to reach new heights in their games and their lives.
"Not too bad. If you like the game."
Rick Reilly has been a senior sports writer for Sports Illustrated for the past 17 years, and has been named "Sports Writer of The Year" seven times. Now, he pokes his nose into the world of golf. How does he do it? By caddying ("looping") for top players, celebrities, and some really bad run-of-the-mill golfers, Reilly gains insight into the minds of golfers, their winning or less-than-winning ways, and what they actually mutter when they're in the middle of play.
The Big Miss is Hank Haney's candid and surprisingly insightful account of his tumultuous six-year journey with Tiger Woods, during which the supremely gifted golfer collected six major championships and rewrote golf history. Hank was one of the very few people allowed behind the curtain. He was with Tiger 110 days a year, spoke to him over 200 days a year, and stayed at his home up to 30 days a year, observing him in nearly every circumstance....
"Wow, what a great insight! Highly recommended!"
Filled with delightful and insightful stories about golf and the golfers Rotella works with, Golf Is Not a Game of Perfect will improve the game of even the most casual weekend player.
It was supposed to be a night of fake names, half-truths, and anonymous sex. Keith Burns, star defenseman for the Portland Storm, was just looking for a way to pass the time. Brianna Hayden wanted to find herself after health issues changed everything. Anonymity is the name of their game; the rules were laid down at the outset. A chance encounter brings them back together long after the game should have ended, shattering their initial rules.
Confidence, as every golfer knows, is the key to peak performance on the greens. Zen Putting: Mastering the Mental Game builds your confidence through a thinking-outside-the-box approach that helps golfers of all levels get out of their own way and roll the ball better than ever.
Fifteen years ago, the average male golfer's handicap was 16.2. The average female golfer's handicap was 29. American golfers have not gotten any better. World- renowned performance consultant and sports psychologist Dr. Bob Rotella now offers The Golf of Your Dreams for the golfer who is determined to get better but hasn't figured out how to go about it.
As a follow-up to his 1999 autobiography, Palmer takes stock of the many experiences of his life in A Life Well Played, bringing new details and insights to some familiar stories and sharing new ones. Palmer has had tremendous success but is most notable for going about it the right way and always giving back to the fans who made it all possible. Gracious, fair, and a true gentleman, Arnold Palmer is the gold standard of how to conduct yourself.
For the last decade, golfers of all abilities have been drawn to the teachings of Bob "Doc" Rotella. His audiobooks Golf Is Not a Game of Perfect, Golf Is a Game of Confidence, The Golf of Your Dreams, and Putting Out of Your Mind have all become classics for golfers everywhere. Weekend golfers and pros like Brad Faxon, Tom Kite, and Davis Love III all listen to the man they call Doc because his teachings are simple and direct, and what Doc says makes them play better golf.
Dan Jenkins virtually invented the golf novel with Dead Solid Perfect, his rollicking account of the life and times of touring pro Kenny Lee Puckett. For the first time ever, Dan Jenkins’ best Golf Digest pieces have been collected together with over 20 all-new essays for the next generation of golfers. Often biting, usually cranky, always hilarious and surprising, this is Dan Jenkins at his best.
Spanning from that first match through the Duel in the Sun at Turnberry in 1977 to Watson's near-miraculous victory at Turnberry as he approached 60, and informed by interviews with both players over many years, The Secret of Golf is Joe Posnanski's intimate account of the most remarkable rivalry and (eventual) friendship in modern golf.
Golf is a Zen sport. If you leave the present moment, you will likely feel the immediate karmic consequences like a hammer hitting your thumb. In The Mindful Golfer: How to Lower Your Handicap While Raising Your Consciousness, Stephen Altschuler helps you nail it all right - hard and true and into another level of surrender, satisfaction, and, self-awareness. He uses the tools of Zen to raise the game several notches on the ladder of consciousness.
The biggest paradox in golf is that the harder you try to hit the ball, the worse you do so. In The Keys to the Effortless Golf Swing, Michael McTeigue offers you a simple system of sequential body movements that produces a true swinging motion with every club in the bag. The result is increased distance and greater accuracy for all sizes, shapes, and ages of golfers for a minimum investment in learning time.
Dr. Joe Parent has drawn on a career coaching the masters to write a hundred easy to understand yet powerful tips for improving any golfer’s score, from the essentials of the mental game to helpful hints to keep your composure. As with his other books, you will find yourself returning time and again to hear what Masters and PGA Champion Vijay Singh call “lessons that make the mental game seem so simple".
Become the best golfer you can be, perfect your swing, and be able to focus and concentrate on the course with this guided meditation and relaxation program, from certified hypnotherapist, Joel Thielke. While you're sleeping, the program will increase your confidence on the course, motivate you to work on your swing, and help you get in the zone when whether you're playing for fun or for competition.
Deer hunting may be easy to watch for most of the people who are fond of observing the intricacies of the activity. However, this is actually really complicated because of the prolonged preparation and precise execution of techniques that you eventually need to master in the long run.
A wise person once said that golf is not a sport but rather a way of life. This is quite true, especially if you are seriously interested in reaching the expert level in this sport. Progressing to this level requires dedication, constant practice and the innate desire to succeed, no matter what. You have to be able to stand the competition, working on yourself first and foremost. But, most importantly, you have to refine your skills and abilities, fine tuning yourself as an expert golf player.
A six-week fitness plan for becoming "golf-fit" and increasing flexibility, balance, strength, and endurance on the golf course. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels!
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If your golf game is lacking that close range finesse, then you absolutely need this guide to turn your lousy put into a par breaker! It's time to take your game to an entirely new level, master the wedge, and your golf game will never be the same again! When you have the right equipment, the right advice, and some tips and tricks which the professionals use, you have all the makings of an amazing wedge game! If you want to learn how to take your wedge skills to another level, then click buy it now! Your golf game will never look better!
When you ask avid players about the key aspects of the game of golf, then there is a great chance that they will tell you about the importance of the golf clubs and the iconic golf ball. However, they fail to realize that the shoes on their feet play an essential role on how they play the game. In fact, wearing the wrong kinds of shoes on the course may impede your game and even cause painful injuries in the worst cases.
So you have finally given in to your friends' influences and now you found yourself addicted to it, and by that, I meant you have fallen in love with the game of golf. In the past, you probably were not that interested in playing golf. Sure, you are familiar with the golf superstars like Tiger Woods (and how cool he looked back in his prime), but you have never pictured yourself as being a player yourself. What is so exciting about hitting a small ball and chasing it around the park?
When you play golf for the first time, it is practically impossible not to be amazed at how complex it is. There are so many rules to follow, different clubs to be used for different purposes and it always seems like you are missing something. But, as you practice more and more, you begin to get the hang of it. And it gets you. All of a sudden, you find yourself at the next level: intermediate. The good news is that, now, you have all this experience. However, you still have a lot of things to learn.
A golfing legend and one of the best golfers that Sweden has ever produced, Per-Ulrik Johansson's career has been one of highs and lows since turned pro in 1990. From the couch in a basement of a house in a small Swedish town, to a golf scholarship in the US and a European Tour card on his first visit to Qualifying School, Johansson has defied the odds to make it to the top.