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Written by one of the foremost golf instructor's in the U.S. today, this text covers all aspects of the game in clear, uncomplicated terms. It includes instruction for the mechanics of stance, swing, and shot-making technique as well as guidelines for selecting equipment. Perfect for the novice, or as a refresher for the regular player.
Named PGA Teacher of the Year in 1987, Gary Wiren was head of education for the PGA for thirteen years and wrote the PGA Teaching Manual. Now he provides expert guidance on the essentials of golf, from the mechanics of stance and swing to selecting equipment to handling situations that occur during play. 102 photographs.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 136-137) and index.
Table of Contents
1. Golf What to Expect
2. Golf, The Game Then and Now
3. Equipment Ideas on Getting Started
4. Grip, Aim and Set-Up The Preliminaries to the Swing
5. The Golf Swing A Feeling To Be Developed
6. The Full Swing Applied to Irons and Woods The Same Principle with Adjustments
7. The Short Game Where Score Can Be Influenced Most Quickly
8. Rules and Etiquette Golf's Laws and Manners
9. Getting Out To Play Testing What You Have Learned
10. Practice The Way to Success
11. Correcting Golf's Errors The Errors Most Often Made
12. What Science Can Tell Us About Golf Sorting Fact From Fiction
13. The Language of Golf
14. Selected References and Readings