Synopses & Reviews
GOLF TODAY, SECOND EDITION brings readers the unique dual perspective of PGA-winning pro J.C. Snead and California State University, Dominguez Hills coach John L. Johnson. Together, they teach your students the basic rules of golf. You'll also find some words of advice from Sam Snead, the legendary player who owns the world record for game wins. Inside the text, you'll find expert training tips and advice on all elements of the sport, including equipment, the grip, stance and swings, putting, playing strategies, etiquette, warming up, and mental strategies. And, easy-to-follow illustrations of techniques and field movements, professional photos of golf players in action, and helpful checklists that help students run through the instructions make GOLF TODAY a useful guidebook for any golf student.
GOLF TODAY, 2nd, co-authored by golf professional J.C. Snead and college coach John L. Johnson, covers all the basic fundamentals of the sport and is suitable for players of all levels. Full of illustrations, helpful checklists, and photos of players in action, GOLF TODAY is a valuable instructional and reference book for any golfer.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-188) and index.
Table of Contents
1. The Game of Golf. 2. Equipment and Courses. 3. Grip and Stance. 4. Stance and Swing. 5. Making Corrections in your Swing. 6. Expecting the Unexpected. 7. Near the Green. 8. Putting. 9. Plotting Your Strategy on the Course. 10. A Strategy for Each Hole. 11. The Rules of Golf. 12. Etiquette. 13. Practice and Warm Up. 14. Improving Your Game Through Strength and Flexibility Exercises. 15. Improving Your Game with the Power of Your Mind. 16. Better Nutrition for Better Health. 17. Sensible Eating and Weight Management. Appendix 1: Official Rules. Appendix 2: Books, Magazines, and Internet Resources. Glossary. Index.