Golf For Dummies

Golf For Dummies

Non-Fiction, Sport, Golf
Paperback Published on: 20/03/2012
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Synopsis

The fun and easy way to get into the swing of things and take strokes off your game – fastWhether you're a total beginner or you've clocked a few hours on the links, Golf For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the only guide you need. Packed with expert tips and techniques for everything from mastering your grip, stance and swing to shaping up with golf-specific exercises, this updated and expanded edition of the international bestseller features new, step-by-step photos, tips for women players, seniors and lefties, and loads of fun golf history facts.Learn your ABCs – master the basics, from golf lingo and choosing your clubs, to who to play with and whereWatch your step – get the lowdown on golf rules, how to keep score, and take a crash-course on gamesmanship and the do's and taboos of golf-course etiquetteGet into the swing – delve into the art and science of the golf swing, including how to blast your way out of bunkers and how to develop an effective putting strokeTackle the tough shots – finesse difficult shots like a pro and deal with bad weather and bad luck with grace and skillFine-tune your play – zero in on common faults and bad habits and learn time-tested techniques for easily fixing them once and for allTo school or not to school – decide whether formal lessons are right for you and find out how to select a great teacher'If you've ever wanted to know more about golf or improve your game then this is your guide' – The Fairway, from a review of the 1st edition'Does exactly what it says on the tin!' – Today's Golfer, from a review of the 1st editionOpen the book and find:Tips on choosing golf balls and clubsExercises for getting and staying in golf shapeHow to develop your own swingPutting, chipping and pitchingMastering grip, stance and swingSimple fixes for common faultsGolf rules and etiquetteAdvice on taking advantage of high-tech equipmentWhere to play in the UK and EuropeLearn to:Master your grip, stance and swingImprove your game with tips from the prosOvercome the game's mental challenges with tricks and exercises

  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • ISBN: 9781119942382
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Weight: 765g
  • Dimensions: 235 x 187 x 24 mm

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