Training a Tiger: Raising a Winner in Both Golf and Life

Training a Tiger: Raising a Winner in Both Golf and Life


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Training a Tiger: Raising a Winner in Both Golf and Life by Earl Woods, Pete McDaniel, Red Wexler

Gold superstar Tiger Woods epitomizes the best of the game with his record-breaking skills, mental toughness, and integrity. In this bestselling instructional guide, his father and first coach, Earl Woods, provides a personal look at the philosophy, instruction, and training that went into raising Tiger, and shows parents how to teach their children to love golf and play with confidence, patience, and proficiency on—and off-the green.

Training a Tiger includes insight and advice on

  • Developing a relationship and working together
  • Teaching the fundamentals, from putting tot he full swing
  • Reinforcing basic elements: correct posture, balance, set-up, and grip
  • Instilling respect for etiquette, traditions, rules and regulations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062720719
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/03/1999
Series: Harper Resource Books
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Earl Woods was the first African-American baseball player in the Big Eight Conference. When his parents advised him to put away his baseball glove to pursue a career in education, he listened — but when his country called, he served two tours as a Green Beret in Vietnam. Woods remained in the army where he taught until he retired with the rank of colonel in 1974. Earl's experiences have uniquely qualified him as a teacher, coach and mentor and he sees his work with son Tiger's golf and academic careers as the culmination of his life's work.

Peter McDaniel is an award-winning senior writer at Golf Digest magazine.

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