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Specially designed for golfers over fifty, from the nation's premier golf school. From the powerhouse author team that created Play Better Golf and Play Better Golf for Women comes a comprehensive new book for the rapidly growing population of senior golfers across America. Mike Adams, known throughout the country as the "Swing Doctor," T. J. Tomasi, and Kathryn Maloney share simple, ingenious techniques for developing a swing that the senior golfer's changing body will allow. The dynamic "Senior Swing" ...

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Specially designed for golfers over fifty, from the nation's premier golf school. From the powerhouse author team that created Play Better Golf and Play Better Golf for Women comes a comprehensive new book for the rapidly growing population of senior golfers across America. Mike Adams, known throughout the country as the "Swing Doctor," T. J. Tomasi, and Kathryn Maloney share simple, ingenious techniques for developing a swing that the senior golfer's changing body will allow. The dynamic "Senior Swing" compensates for lost strength and flexibility and allows players to "put time back into the hourglass." Throughout the book, beautiful full-color stop-action photo sequences teach proper technique and reveal the swing mechanics of the great stars of the senior tour, such as Nicklaus, Floyd, Irwin, Trevino, Stockton, and Player. Special sections discuss selecting proper equipment, dealing with joint pain and decreased vision, keeping fit as a senior golfer, and, most importantly, putting all those years of golfing experience to the best use, especially against younger opponents. Play Better Golf for Seniors shows the path to success on the course to readers of any age.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805059205
  • Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/5/1998
  • Edition description: Contains Over 280 Color Photographs
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 9.28 (w) x 11.44 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Adams is the director of the Academy of Golf at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, and was named one of America's 100 Best Golf Teachers by Golf magazine. T. J. Tomasi, Ph.D., is director of the Players School at the Academy of Golf. Kathryn Maloney is an LPGA teaching professional. They also coauthored Play Better Golf for Women (Holt, 0-8050-5694-7).

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1 The five fundamentals of the set-up
Ch. 2 The senior swing
Ch. 3 Physical problems
Ch. 4 Putting and chipping
Ch. 5 Pitching and bunker play
Ch. 6 Star swings
Ch. 7 Equipment
Ch. 8 Fitness
Ch. 9 Healthy choices
Ch. 10 Strategy and course management
Glossary
Index
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2004

    Best Senior Golf Book

    The book tells how the body loses flexibility with age. The swing must be modified to adapt your game so that it is more consistent with your Senior Body Condition. I highly recommend this book.

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