Play Like A Pro: What the 50 Greatest Players Can Teach You

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Golf participation is at an all-time high, with 37.9 million active players in the U.S. alone. Here's an ingenious way for weekend players to improve their game by learning from the pros. For example, though you may never drive the ball as far as Tiger Woods, you're sure to increase your distance if you learn to think like he does at the tee. Each section is devoted to one aspect of the game and built around a player famous for his or her mastery of that area: Tiger for driving, Greg Norman for hitting a draw, ...
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Overview


Golf participation is at an all-time high, with 37.9 million active players in the U.S. alone. Here's an ingenious way for weekend players to improve their game by learning from the pros. For example, though you may never drive the ball as far as Tiger Woods, you're sure to increase your distance if you learn to think like he does at the tee. Each section is devoted to one aspect of the game and built around a player famous for his or her mastery of that area: Tiger for driving, Greg Norman for hitting a draw, Phil Mickelson for making the perfect flop shot, and so on. More than 50 great players provide inspiring examples to help any golfer play better.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780600615255
  • Publisher: Octopus Books
  • Publication date: 6/1/2008
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 7.75 (w) x 10.25 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Edward Craig was Instructional Editor of Golf Monthly, Britain's biggest-selling golf magazine for five years. He has worked with many of the leading tour pros and written detailed analyses of every aspect of the golf swing. Edward is the author of Golf Doctor and Learn to Play Golf in a Weekend, both published by Hamlyn.
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Table of Contents


Introduction     7
Equipment     8
On the tee     22
On the fairway     52
Shot-making     68
Around the green     74
On the green     92
At the driving range     110
Index     126
Acknowledgements     128
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