Golf VISUAL Quick Tips

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Golf VISUAL Quick Tips has the answers you need fast. With detailed color photos and concise instructions, it covers: choosing the right club for the situation; improving your grip, stance, and swing; handling tricky situations on the course; drills to help you perfect your driving, chipping, putting, and bunker shots; and key rules and etiquette. Perfect for throwing in your golf bag, this visual guide is packed with straightforward task descriptions, succinct explanations, easy-to-follow instruction, and ...

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Overview

Golf VISUAL Quick Tips has the answers you need fast. With detailed color photos and concise instructions, it covers: choosing the right club for the situation; improving your grip, stance, and swing; handling tricky situations on the course; drills to help you perfect your driving, chipping, putting, and bunker shots; and key rules and etiquette. Perfect for throwing in your golf bag, this visual guide is packed with straightforward task descriptions, succinct explanations, easy-to-follow instruction, and helpful tips.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470182666
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/28/2008
  • Series: Visual Quick Tips Series, #11
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,431,318
  • Product dimensions: 5.02 (w) x 7.15 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Meet the Author

Cheryl Anderson teaches at the Mike Bender Golf Academy inLake Mary, Florida. She received the 2006 National Teacher of theYear award and the 2007 Metropolitan PGA Teacher of the Year award.She is one of Golf for Women magazine’s 50 Top WomenTeachers in America. Cheryl also is one of the best woman club procompetitors ever. In 2004 she earned the Metropolitan PGA SectionWomen’s Player of the Year award for a record fifthconsecutive season. She also was runner-up in the 2002 LPGANational Club Professional Championship and has competed innumerous LPGA Tour events. A graduate of Rutgers University, Cherylis a Class A member of both the LPGA and the PGA of America. Shehas authored numerous instruction articles for Golf for Women,The Met Golfer, and Golf Digest Woman.

Brian Crowell has been helping his students enjoy thegame of golf since 1991. He has held the position of Head GolfProfessional since 1997 and is currently employed at GlenArbor GolfClub in Bedford, New York.
In addition to his volunteer work for various charities andprograms, Brian has served on the Education Committee of theMetropolitan PGA since 1996 and was the Chairman from 2002 through2005. In 2003, he was awarded the prestigious Horton Smith Awardfor his outstanding contributions to education. In 2005, he waselected to the Executive Committee and currently serves as a boardmember of the Metropolitan Section.
Brian is a highly regarded instructor in the Metropolitan Sectionand beyond. He has given countless individual lessons and clinicsand has authored numerous instructional articles. His work has beenfeatured in Donald Trump’s book The Best Golf Advice IEver Received and in The Secret of Golf by George Peper.He has also contributed to many newspapers and magazines, includingrecent issues of GOLF Magazine. In 2003, National ConsumersResearch named Brian one of America’s Best Instructors, andhe is very proud to have been selected as a Top 50 Kids Teacher for2005 by U.S. Kids Golf.
Brian has been seen in national television commercials with CraigStadler. He is the creator, host, and producer of TheClubhouse, a golf radio show that can be heard Wednesdays from7 to 8 pm on AM1230 WFAS. He is also a frequent instructioncontributor for AM1050 ESPN. As a broadcast commentator/ analyst,he has covered many of golf’s major championships on the USANetwork and NBCSports.com. He is also the host for video content onthe new website GolfersMD and is a weekly columnist for theMetro NY newspaper. In addition, Brian coproduced andappeared in Get in the Game, an instructional DVD for juniorgolfers.

Tom Mackin has worked as an associate editor at GOLFMagazine and as a contributing editor for The World ofHibernia, Hudson County Magazine, and Zagat’sAmerica’s Top Golf Courses. A frequent contributor ongolf and travel to many national and international publications, hehas written for Travel + Leisure GOLF, LINKS Magazine, NICKLAUSMagazine, Golf World, The Met Golfer, Pebble Beach Magazine, Town& Country, the New York Times, and New JerseyMonthly. He is a native of Bayonne, New Jersey, and a graduateof Rutgers University.

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Table of Contents

1 Equipment.

Clubs.

Balls and Tees.

Club Distance Charts.

2 Warming Up.

Stretch.

Use the Practice Areas.

Practice with a Purpose.

3 Getting Set: Your Grip and Stance.

Grip the Club.

Find the Right Grip Pressure.

Choose a Type of Grip.

Position Your Hands.

Assume Your Stance.

Position the Ball.

Align Your Shot.

Square the Clubface.

4 Driving 44

Tee It Up.

Use the Tee Box.

Keys to the Driver Swing.

Make the Swing.

Driver or Not?

Tee Shot Routine.

5 The Iron Swing.

Ball Position.

Balance and Posture.

Practice Swing.

Backswing.

Downswing.

Impact.

Follow-Through.

Finish.

Swing Path.

6 Tricky Lies.

Hit Out of a Divot.

Hit from Up Against the Collar.

Hit Out of Deep Rough.

Hit Out from Under a Tree.

Hit Off a Sidehill Lie.

Hit Off a Downhill Lie.

Hit Off an Uphill Lie.

7 Chipping and Pitching.

What Is Chipping?

Chipping Stance.

Chipping Swing.

Chipping from the Fairway.

Chipping from the Rough.

What Is Pitching?

Pitching Stance.

Pitching Swing.

8 Bunker Shots.

Hit Out of a Greenside Bunker.

Hit Out of a Fairway Bunker.

Handle Various Bunker Lies.

9 Putting.

Putting Routine.

Grip the Putter.

Take Your Stance.

Make the Swing.

Read the Green.

Control the Distance.

10 Troubleshooting.

Fix a Slice.

Fix a Hook.

Avoid Hitting Fat Shots.

Avoid Hitting Thin or Topping.

Stop Hitting Pop-Ups.

Stop Hitting Line Drives.

11 Drills.

Driver Drills.

Iron Drills.

Chipping/Pitching Drills.

Bunker Drills.

Putting Drills.

12 Review the Rules.

Yellow Stakes.

Red Stakes.

White Stakes.

Lost and Found.

On the Green.

In a Bunker.

Obstructions.

Essential Golf Etiquette.

Keep Score.

Games You Can Play.

Glossary.

Index.

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