Skill Building for Beginning Golf / Edition 1

Skill Building for Beginning Golf / Edition 1

by M. Rhonda Folio, Robert W. Nichols, Rhonda M. Folio
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205160069

ISBN-13: 9780205160068

Pub. Date: 01/21/1997

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

This golf book is designed to benefit all golfers, from beginners just learning the game, to the more advanced golfers who wish to fine-tune their skills. Focus is placed on the fundamentals, featuring both simple and complex drills, and readers will learn how to practice successfully in both indoor and outdoor environments. For golf

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Overview

This golf book is designed to benefit all golfers, from beginners just learning the game, to the more advanced golfers who wish to fine-tune their skills. Focus is placed on the fundamentals, featuring both simple and complex drills, and readers will learn how to practice successfully in both indoor and outdoor environments. For golf instructors and golf enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205160068
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
01/21/1997
Series:
Golf Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
189
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

Introduction.

1. Golf: The Game.

Purposes for Playing Golf.

Purpose of the Game.

The Golf Course and Playing the Game.

Equipment.

Skill Builders.

2. The Set Up: Preparing to Swing.

Set-Up: Preparing to Swing.

Grip Skill Builders.

Set-Up Skill Builders.

3. Full Swing Basics.

The Full Swing.

Full Swing Basics.

Factors Affecting the Ball's Flight.

Full Swing Skill Builders.

4. Putting.

Putting Fundamentals.

Execution.

Putting Skill Builders.

Reading the Greens.

Reading the Greens Skill Builders.

Putting Procedures.

5. Chipping.

Chip Shot Fundamentals.

Chipping Skill Builders.

6. Pitch shot.

Pitch Shot Fundamentals.

Pitching Skill Builders.

7. Special Circumstances.

Uneven Lies.

Uneven Lies Skill Builders.

Play from the Rough.

Play from the Rough Skill Builders.

Play from Bunkers.

Sand Shot Skill Builders.

Fairway Bunker Shots.

Uneven Lies in Bunkers.

Play from the Woods.

Play from Dirt.

8. Basic Rules of Golf and Playing Procedures.

Rules.

Handicap System.

Rule Skill Builders.

9. Etiquette on the Course and Safety.

Personal Conduct.

Etiquette while Attending a Golf Tournament.

Safety Procedures During a Round of Golf.

Etiquette and Safety Skill Builders.

10. Playing Your First Round of Golf.

Developing Confidence.

Mental Characteristics.

Ready to Play.

Course Management Skill Builders.

11. Practice, Conditioning, and Improving Your Game.

How to Practice.

Types of Practice.

Practice Points.

Conditioning for Play.

Practice Skill Builders.

Appendix A: Etiquette.

Appendix B: Techniques for Error Correction.

Appendix C: Golf Resources.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

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