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Understanding the golf swing

Author: Manuel De la Torre
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This modern classic of golf instruction by renowned teacher Manuel de la Torre presents a simpler approach to the golf swing based on Ernest Jones's principles. Understanding the Golf Swing includes information on the philosophy of the golf swing (with emphasis on the development of a true swinging motion), the most thorough analysis of ball flights available, and analysis of the principles of special shot play  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manuel De la Torre
ISBN: 9781628738049 1628738049
OCLC Number: 870336360
Description: xvi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Preparing to swing: grip, stance, and alignment. The grip ; The address position ; Alignment --
Part II. Visualizing the swing. Analyzing the swing --
Part III. Cause and effect and corrections. Common problems --
Part IV. Special shots. Sand play ; Pitching and chipping ; Putting ; Playing the unusual shots --
Part V. Beyond the swing. Power ; The mental side ; John Doe and his game ; Observation, awareness, feel, and visualization ; Course management.
Responsibility: Manuel De La Torre.

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"This modern classic of golf instruction by renowned teacher Manuel de la Torre presents a simpler approach to the golf swing based on Ernest Jones's principles. Understanding the Golf Swing includes information on the philosophy of the golf swing (with emphasis on the development of a true swinging motion), the most thorough analysis of ball flights available, and analysis of the principles of special shot play (including sand play, pitching, chipping, putting, and playing unusual shots), and the mental side of golf and effective course management"--

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