Golf Secrets: Tee to Green Solutions for Golf's Everyday Challenges


Tee-to-green solutions for golf's toughest problems from the former editor of Golf Magazine.

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Tee-to-green solutions for golf's toughest problems from the former editor of Golf Magazine.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580800112
  • Publisher: Burford Books
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,526,329
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Introduction 11
1. Address
All About Alignment 16
Get the Right Address 20
Get a Good Grip 22
Perfect Posture 25
Where's the Ball? 28
2. Off the Tee
Conquer the First Tee 32
Power Tips 34
Tactics on the Tee 37
Power Plays 39
Put Away the Driver 41
3. The Swing
Pull the Trigger 44
What a Good Swing Feels Like 47
The First 18 Inches 49
Tame Your Tension 52
Sweep the Fairway Woods 54
Tempo and Balance Work Together 56
Lash Your Long Irons 59
4. Faults
Learn from Your Ball Flight 62
Straighten Your Slice 65
Two Common Mistakes: Thin and Fat 68
Bad Advice 71
The Ugliest Shot in Golf 73
5. Shotmaking
Curve Balls 76
Sure Shooting 79
Learn to Throw the Punch 81
Four Soft Shots 84
Get It There! 86
Driver from the Deck 88
Know the Knockdown 90
Spin It Back! 92
6. Trouble Play
Taming the Rough 96
How to Cope on a Slope 99
In Trouble in Trees 103
Lousy Lies 105
How to Handle Hardpan 108
Win When Wet 110
Wedge from Water 112
Long Distance from Long Rough 114
Win in the Wind 116
7. Short Game
Chipping Made Easy 120
Love the Lob 122
The Versatile Putter 124
Do the Bump 126
8. Putting
Two Putts Are Always Enough 130
Find--and Use--the Sweetspot 132
Read any Good Greens Lately? 134
Peculiar Putting 136
9. Sand Play
Don't Be Scared of the Sand 140
Fairway Sand 142
Hard Sand, Soft Sand 144
Downhill in the Sand 146
Beating the Buried Lie 148
10. Startegy
Tournament Tough 152
Conquer the Par-Threes 154
Safe, Smart Strategy 156
Vary Your Set 158
Cold Weather Play 160
When the Wheels Fall Off 162
Chart Your Progress 164
Mind Games 166
Let TV Teach You 168
Start the New Year Right 171
11. ...And More
Practice, Practice, Practice 174
Good Golf Etiquette 177
Fun in the Fall 180
Buy Clubs That Fit 182
No Time to Warm Up? 185
Don't Waste the Winter 187
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