In Ben Hogan’s Short Game Simplified , the follow-up to the successful Ben Hogan’s Magical Device (2009), author Ted Hunt takes things a step further, focusing his attention on the elements of Hogan’s picture-perfect swing specific to shots attempted within one hundred yards of the flagstick.
Beginning with an overview of Hogan’s magical device for the uninitiated, Hunt then segues into a detailed, step-by-step breakdown of Hogan’s swing from the takeaway to the follow-through, with each step garnering its own dedicated chapter complete with illustrations, photos, and drills. Subsequent chapters deal specifically with chip shots; flop shots; bunker shots; putts; spinning, drawing, and fading the ball; Hogan’s fundamentals; additional drills/exercises; and a special chapter on Hogan stories.
Complete with more than one hundred photos and illustrations and informed by the author’s fifty-plus years of experience on the golf course, Ben Hogan’s Short Game Simplified provides the necessary information golfers need to master Hogan’s short game fundamentals and execute them on the course with consistency.
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About the Author
Ted Hunt is a lifelong golfer with more than fifty years of experience on the course. He holds two degrees in Physical Education and a Doctorate in History. The author of Ben Hogan’s Magical Device , he lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 From Rude Beginnings 1
Chapter 2 Putting with Hogan's System 14
Chapter 3 Chipping with Hogan's Magical Device 36
Chapter 4 The Pitch Shot 42
Chapter 5 The Half Shot for Accuracy with Hogan's "Secret" 47
Chapter 6 Three-Quarter Shot for Accuracy 55
Chapter 7 The Full Shot with the Pitching Wedge 65
Chapter 8 The Move Down to the Pre-Impact Position 71
Chapter 9 Hogan at Impact 79
Chapter 10 Turning Through the Ball 84
Chapter 11 Full Follow-Through to the Settled Position 88
Chapter 12 Ten Stages of Hogan's Swing in Seriatim 93
Chapter 13 Reviewing the Secret 100
Chapter 14 Specialty Shots 105
Chapter 15 Greenside Shots 112
Chapter 16 Problem Shots 119
Chapter 17 Golf Exercises at Home 128
Chapter 18 Hogan's Fundamentals 136
The Nineteenth Hole More Stories With a Hogan Twist 141
Selected Bibliography 163