The Golf Magazine Short Game Handbook

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For advice geared towards lowering your scores, The GOLF Magazine Short Game Handbook will help you develop an effective and versatile game around the greens. Featuring setup and swing tips as well as guidelines for shot and club selection, this comprehensive guide addresses all the basic shots within 100 yards.

Whether you are pitching from deep rough or buried in a bunker, The Golf Magazine Short Game Handbook provides the essentials you'll need to execute all the basic ...

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Overview

For advice geared towards lowering your scores, The GOLF Magazine Short Game Handbook will help you develop an effective and versatile game around the greens. Featuring setup and swing tips as well as guidelines for shot and club selection, this comprehensive guide addresses all the basic shots within 100 yards.

Whether you are pitching from deep rough or buried in a bunker, The Golf Magazine Short Game Handbook provides the essentials you'll need to execute all the basic short-game shots. Also included are some of the best tips on greenside play ever published in Golf Magazine.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781558219380
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/1/2000
  • Series: Golf Magazine
  • Edition description: First
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.54 (w) x 8.26 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 11
Introduction 17
Chipping 21
What Is a Chip? 23
When Not to Chip 25
How to Plan a Chip 28
Chipping Setup 31
Chipping Swing 35
Common Faults 41
Chipping Variations 47
The Bump-and-Run 47
The Super-Short Chip 49
Chipping from Poor Lies 51
Pitching 57
What Is a Pitch? 59
When Not to Pitch 62
How to Plan a Pitch 64
Pitching Setup 67
Pitching Swing 73
Common Faults 83
Pitching Variations 86
The Lob Shot 86
The Half-Wedge 89
Hilly Lies 91
Deep Rough 93
Sand Play 97
How to Plan a Bunker Shot 99
Bunker Setup 103
Bunker Swing 109
Common Faults 116
Bunker-Shot Variations 118
Specialty Shots 125
The Bellied Wedge 129
The Wood Chip 131
The Bunker Putt 133
The Banker 136
The Grassy Blast 139
The Hook Chip 141
The Trap Shot 144
The Half-Grass, Half-Sand Shot 146
Practice 149
The Short of It 151
Make It Real 154
Make It Fun 156
The Rewards of Hard Work 158
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