Golf Etiquette

Golf Etiquette

by Barbara Puett, Jim Apfelbaum
     
 

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A revised, more focused edition of the essential golf etiquette handbook.

Tiger Wood's popularity has introduced golf to thousands. Very few, however know proper golf etiquette--which is essential to enjoying the game. The revised edition of the classic book is vital for amateur and experienced players in addressing golf's number one problem: slow play. The

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A revised, more focused edition of the essential golf etiquette handbook.

Tiger Wood's popularity has introduced golf to thousands. Very few, however know proper golf etiquette--which is essential to enjoying the game. The revised edition of the classic book is vital for amateur and experienced players in addressing golf's number one problem: slow play. The book Paul Harvey lauded as "The first and last word on how properly to behave on and off the golf course" covers:

*Proper attire
*Playing through
*Playing with Strangers
*And much more

All the latest advances are taken into account: satellite-based yardage systems, alternative spikes, and cell phones. Its handy size and useful photos and daigram make Golf Etiquette the perfect guide for on-the-fly tips and rules.

Editorial Reviews

Harvey Penick
"If every golfer read this book, it would make the golf professional's job that much easier."
Tom Kite
"This book is long overdue. Must reading."
Ben Crenshaw
"Golf Etiquette should be on every golfer's bookshelf."
Paul Harvey
"The first and last word on how properly to behave on and off the golf course."
From the Publisher
"This book is long overdue. Must reading." —Tom Kite

"Golf Etiquette should be on every golfer's bookshelf." —Ben Crenshaw

"If every golfer would read this book, it would make the golf professional's job that much easier."—Harvey Penick, author of Harvey Penick's Little Red Book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312306472
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition, Revised
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 7.54(h) x 0.78(d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Puett is a golf instructor to 500-1000 beginning students each year. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and a former physical education and science teacher in the Austin public school system, she has competed and won amateur golf tournaments at the state and local level for two decades. She was named Golf Teacher of the Year by the Austin American-Statesman in 1989. Her comments on golf etiquette have been featured in USA Today and Golf Illustrated. The mother of three children, she lives in Austin with her husband, Roane.

Jim Apfelbaum is a freelance writer, editor, and entrepreneur. A Philadelphia native, Jim now lives in Austin with his wife, Sandra, three cats, and a growing collection of golf memorabilia. He prefers to walk and carry his own clubs. A contributor to Illustrated and Golf Journal, this is his first book.

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