Undercover Golf: Improve Your Game at Work, at Home, and on the Sly

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Are your family and job interfering with your golf game? Do you need more time to perfect your stance, swing, aim, and putt? Undercover Golf shows how to practice essential golf skills while appearing to perform genuinely useful household or work-related tasks.You'll learn how to read the green — while vacuuming a carpet. You'll practice adjusting your grip pressure — while shoveling snow. You'll even learn how to assess your body and ball lines — while washing your hands! Each of these essential skills is ...
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Overview

Are your family and job interfering with your golf game? Do you need more time to perfect your stance, swing, aim, and putt? Undercover Golf shows how to practice essential golf skills while appearing to perform genuinely useful household or work-related tasks.You'll learn how to read the green — while vacuuming a carpet. You'll practice adjusting your grip pressure — while shoveling snow. You'll even learn how to assess your body and ball lines — while washing your hands! Each of these essential skills is presented with detailed instructions and helpful illustrations. With Undercover Golf, shopping for groceries and walking the dog will no longer interfere with your golf game — in fact, they'll help you perfect it!

Author Biography: Joe Borgenicht has co-authored The Action Hero's Handbook, The Action Heroine's Handbook, and The Baby Owner's Manual. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. R.D. Robinson has worked in the golf industry for more than forty years. He is a Class A member of the PGA and a sought-after instructor, both in the United States and abroad. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780760783184
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 9/16/2006
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Chapter 1 Grip 10
Proper Grip 11
Training Your Right-Hand Grip While Hanging Shirts 15
Training Your Left-Hand Grip While Stuck in Traffic 18
Checking Full Grip While Using a Measuring Stick 22
Checking Proper Grip Pressure While Shoveling 26
Checking Proper Hand Position in a Meeting 30
Chapter 2 Aim and Setup 34
Proper Aim and Setup 35
Picking Your Target and Judging Distance While Taking a Walk 39
Aligning to the Target While Waiting in Line 44
Practicing Parallel Setup While Climbing Stairs 47
Training Your Aim and Setup While Washing Your Hands 50
Practicing Your Posture While Talking to a Coworker 55
Practicing Proper Weight Distribution While Drinking at a Bar 59
Practicing Proper Knee Pressure While Dining in a Restaurant 62
Chapter 3 Backswing Motion 66
Proper Backswing Motion 67
Checking Your Stance Foundation While Standing in a Doorway 72
Practicing Inside Arm/Knee Pressure While Hugging 76
Turning Your Core While Sweeping 81
Checking Your Arm Position While Moving an Adjustable-Arm Lamp 85
Chapter 4 Downswing Motion and Finish 90
Proper Downswing Motion and Finish 91
Starting with Your Core While at the Water Cooler 95
Keeping Your Head Steady While Shopping for Groceries 101
Using Centripetal Force and Gravity While Swinging a Kid Around 105
Checking Your Arm Triangle While Mopping 110
Swinging to the Target While Shaking Hands at a Convention 114
Practicing Your Right-Knee-Forward Finish While Standing in Line for the Bathroom 118
Chapter 5 Putting 122
There is No Proper Putting Technique 123
Swinging the Pendulum While Shopping 127
Determining Your Dominant Eye While Working Out 131
Reading Greens While Vacuuming 134
Reading Terrain While Hiking 140
Acknowledgments and About the Illustrator 144
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