Beginning Golf

Beginning Golf

by Bruce Curtis, Jay Morelli
     
 

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"...this cogent, amply illustrated volume will certainly help novice golfers get started, and it provides a wealth of information for kids who have played a few rounds....begins with an overview; equipment, swing, full play, and short game. For those...ready to go a little further, there is information on course management, and tournament play,…  See more details below

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"...this cogent, amply illustrated volume will certainly help novice golfers get started, and it provides a wealth of information for kids who have played a few rounds....begins with an overview; equipment, swing, full play, and short game. For those...ready to go a little further, there is information on course management, and tournament play, and...visualization....the chapter on golf etiquette is most welcome. The authors conclude their treatment with information on training devices and physical conditioning. Most of the color photographs illustrate technique, but there are some atmospheric shots, too, and the pictures feature a wide range of players...new golfers will find plenty to digest right here."--Booklist. "Any young person interested in learning to play golf will find this book informative and helpful....skills, equipment, courtesies, and competitions are clearly described and depicted. Attractive full-color photographs on every double-page spread clarify the text and show individuals...playing the game or exhibiting specific skills....strokes are shown in picture sequencing. The glossary provides additional information...An easy-to-read and informative how-to book."--School Library Journal.

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School Library Journal
Gr 4-8-Any young person interested in learning to play golf will find this book informative and helpful. In 18 chapters, the skills, equipment, courtesies, and competitions are clearly described and depicted. Attractive full-color photographs on every double-page spread clarify the text and show individuals of differing genders, racial backgrounds, and ages playing the game or exhibiting specific skills. Some of the strokes are shown in picture sequencing. The glossary provides additional information for some terms. An easy-to-read and informative how-to book.-Janice C. Hayes, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreeboro Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806990811
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
12/31/2001
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.66(w) x 9.92(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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