Synopses & Reviews
Women golfers will find the ideal teacher in Kathy Whitworth, winner of eighty-eight professional tournaments--more than any woman or man in golf history. In Golf for Women
, she shares her theories, skills, and experiences derived from over 30 years of playing and teaching.
Illustrated with 120 instructional photographs, Golf for Women is simple enough for a beginner, but offers advice and techniques that advanced players can use. Each chapter cover a specific fundamental or shot, taking the reader from tee to green in an orderly fashion.
The fundamentals of the Golf Swing: Grip, alignment, stance hand positions and more
Driving: how to add distance without slicing the ball
The mystery of Long Iron Play: tips on a difficult shot
"Trouble shots" and how to play them
Chipping, Bunker Shots and Putting
"Kathy Whitworth is one of the greatest women golfers to have ever played the game. I am sure that all golfers will benefit from the experiences she shares about her knowledge in Golf for Women
." --Jack Nicklaus
"Golf for Women is not only an excellent 'how-to' book but a wonderful personal history of the early days on the LPGA tour." --Mickey Wright
Professional golf's all-time leading tournament winner shares her theories, skills, and experiences in an instructional book aimed at women but equally applicable to men. Simple enough for beginners, this excellent how-to manual also offers useful advice and information for advanced players. 110 black-and-white photographs.
About the Author
, a Texas native, is past president of the LPGA and has been elected to the LPGA and the World Golf Hall of Fame. She has been the LPGA Player of the Year seven times, and in 1981 she became the first woman to win more than $1 million in career earnings. In addition to competing, she continues to conduct golf clinics for amateur players around the country.
Rhonda Glenn has been an ABC Sports expert commentator on women's golf for over twelve years. She is a correspondent for Golf World Magazine, a regular contributer to Golf Journal, and has published dozens of articles in America's leading golf magazines. She is also the author of The Illustrated History of Women's Golf and (with Robert McCord) The Whole Golf Catalog. She lives in Roanoke, Texas.