Why You Suck at Golf: 50 Most Common Mistakes by Recreational Golfers

Why You Suck at Golf: 50 Most Common Mistakes by Recreational Golfers

by Clive Scarff


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#1 Golf Book on Amazon in the US and Canada 5 times, and now the inspiration for a movie: "Why You Suck at Golf: The Movie". Do you suck at golf? Do you know someone who does? While written in a tongue-in-cheek style, Why You Suck at Golf is an informative and education manual chronicling the most common mistakes golfers make when playing this wondrous game. From arriving too late for your tee time, to trying to keep your head too still, if there is a common, easily correctible mistake a golfer makes, it is in this book. 52 chapters in all, each discussing a mistake and how to correct it. So whether you want to have a little dig at the golfaholic among your friends or family, or serious about eradicating shot-costing mistakes in your game, "Why You Suck at Golf" is a must read. Over 400 positive reviews easily read on the Amazon product page. Written by Teaching Professional Clive Scarff, author of the #1 ranked "Hit Down Dammit!" golf instruction book, also available on Amazon. For info on the movie visit www.whyyousuckatgolfmovie.com or www.oneminutegolf.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781927069059
Publisher: Ravenrock Publishing Inc.
Publication date: 09/19/2011
Pages: 72
Sales rank: 175,402
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Clive Scarff was born in Toronto and developed a love of writing at an early age. His first "screenplay" was produced and aired on the local cable channel when he was 13. At 14 he and his family moved to Melbourne, Australia, and in high school he was the first ever student to write a one-act play for the school's drama festival.

From there Clive returned to Toronto to take Radio and TV Arts at Ryerson University, majoring in writing. This led to a first career, in television production, where he wrote for commercials, ethnic programming, a fishing show, Canada's Gemini Awards, and CTV's Winter and Summer Olympic coverage.

In 1994 Clive took a chance to test his mettle in the world of golf, and successfully qualified to become a golf professional. His strength lay with teaching, and that teaching combined with his writing history led the creation of "Hit Down Dammit!" - a golf instructional book that explains the workings of the golf swing as it revolves around the physical need to hit down - not up - at a golf ball to make it go up, and straight.

The success of Hit Down Dammit! opened a lot of doors; Clive now has a syndicated golf column, a series of instructional DVDs, and two more books on golf. Also completed is a screenplay on golf called "Senior Tour" and the pilot for a golf-themed fantasy/adventure show entitled "Mystic Links". Clive resides in the golf mecca of Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada.

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