Golf is one of the most popular hobby sports among men and women of all ages, but if you've never picked up a club before, it's hard to know where to begin. Geared for the absolute beginner, Idiot's Guides: Golf teaches all of the basics in a series of "lessons" using full-color, baby-step-by-baby-step instructions. Every lesson is accompanied by helpful golf pro advice on common mistakes and how to avoid them. Dozens of practice drills and "Practice This!" images remind players of swing technique. In addition, this easy-to-use guide features detailed information on golf rules, lingo, and etiquette.
About the Author
Brian Crowell is an award-winning golf instructor and the PGA Head Golf Professional at GlenArbor Golf Club in Bedford, NY. A golf instructor since 1991, Brian is also a television broadcaster, covering many major golf tournaments including the U.S. Open (Men's, Women's, and Senior), U.S. Amateur (Men's and Women's), the Presidents Cup, and the Ryder Cup. He has been a member of the NBCSports.com broadcast team since 2007, works with CBS as a broadcaster at The Masters, and appears on the MSG network as an analyst/interviewer. In addition, he has been featured nationally on the USA Network as a commentator for the PGA Tour's Chrysler Classic of Greensboro; was the cohost of NBC TV's Golf Digest Equipment Special in 2009, 2010, and 2011; and is the play-by-play announcer (teamed with Bobby Clampett) for Masters In-Depth, which airs on Direct TV, Masters.com, and CBSsports.com. Brian also hosts the radio show The Clubhouse and is the author Slice-Free Golf.