Dave Pelz's Putting Games: The More You Play, the Better You Putt

Dave Pelz's Putting Games: The More You Play, the Better You Putt

by Dave Pelz

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ISBN-13: 9781101590850
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/27/2012
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,044,211
File size: 21 MB
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Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

In addition to a four-year golf scholarship and degree in physics from Indiana University, and fifteen years as a space research scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Dave Pelz has devoted more than three decades to science-based golf instruction. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Dave Pelz’s Short Game Bible, Dave Pelz’s Putting Bible, and Dave Pelz’s Damage Control.  He is the founder of the Pelz Golf Institute and the Dave Pelz Scoring Game schools. He lives outside Austin, Texas.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 How to Use This Book

1.1 Not Why, Just What to Do 3

1.2 Playing Games Has Proven Effective 3

1.3 "Easy-Access™" Is the New Game in Town 4

1.4 Improving Is a Process 8

1.5 A Few Facts to Consider 13

Chapter 2 Performance Games

2.1 3-Foot-Circle Game 17

2.2 6-Foot-Circle Game 24

2.3 Makeable-Putt Game 27

2.4 Breaking-Putt Game 34

2.5 Intermediate-Putt Game 38

2.6 Lag-Putt Game 42

2.7 Three-Putt-Avoidance Game 50

Chapter 3 Games for Stroke Mechanics

3.1 Aim Game 55

3.2 Path Game 63

3.3 Face-Angle Game 69

3.4 Impact Game 76

Chapter 4 Games for Touch and Feel

4.1 Short-Touch Game 84

4.2 Makeable-Touch Game 91

4.3 Intermediate-Touch Game 97

4.4 Lag-Touch Game 103

4.5 Feel-for-Speed Game 110

4.6 Rhythm Game 117

4.7 Preview-Stroke Game 123

4.8 Games of the World Putting Championship® 127

Chapter 5 A Few Asides

5.1 Two Games You Shouldn't Play 131

5.2 The Truth About Learning Aids 133

5.3 A Promise About Green-Reading 137

Chapter 6 Now Just Do It

6.1 Play Seven "Performance" Games 140

6.2 Evaluate Your Putting Game 142

6.3 Play Skill Games in Your Weakest Skill Area 146

6.4 Play 18 Holes Every Weekend 148

6.5 Recycle: Repeat Your Performance Games 148

6.6 Let Us Know How You're Doing 149

Appendix A Technical Details, Measurements, and Game Explanations 153

Appendix B Improve What You've Got … or Make Changes First? 159

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“In one day’s work with Pelz, I learned more about putting than I had known in my entire life.” –Curtis Strange

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Dave Pelz's Putting Games: The More You Play, the Better You Putt 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was more like a how to use products Pelz sells. Very few of the games don't require a Pelz training aid.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Dave Pelz has found tools and drills to enable both professional and amateur alike to gain a better understand of the fundamentals of golf, the game we treasure. He has earned the respect of the greatest golfers on the planet and well earned it. I have come to appreciate his thorough knowledge of every aspect of the game and his ability to make it understandable to pro and beginner.