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Author: Cheryl Anderson
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Publishing, ©2007.
Series: Teach yourself visually.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of illustrated photographs that teach the basic techniques of golf including how to drive, chip, and putt; along with tips on executing various shots and solving common problems.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Anderson
ISBN: 9780470098448 0470098449
OCLC Number: 123894812
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 235 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: An Introduction to Golf.The History of the Game.Important Tournaments.Legendary Players.How the Game Is Played.Types of Courses.The Parts of a Golf Course.Keeping Score.Keeping It in Perspective.Why You Should Play.Golf Travel.Chapter 2: Equipment.Clubs.Parts of a Golf Club.Where and How to Buy Clubs.Balls and Tees.Carrying Your Clubs: Golf Bags and Carts.Clothing, Shoes, and Glove.Other Essentials and Nice-to-Have Gadgets.Chapter 3: Getting Set: Your Grip and Stance.Grip the Club.Find the Right Grip Pressure.Choose a Type of Grip.Position Your Hands.Assume Your Stance.Position the Ball.Align Your Shot.Square the Clubface.Chapter 4: The Iron Swing.The Swing.Stance.Practice Swing.Backswing.Downswing.Impact.Follow-Through.Finish.Swing Path.Chapter 5: Driving.Tee It Up.Make Your Swing.Select a Club.Tee Shot Routine.Practice Drills.Chapter 6: Chipping and Pitching.What Is Chipping?Chipping Stance.Chipping Swing.Chipping from the Fairway.Chipping from the Rough.What Is Pitching?Pitching Stance.Pitching Swing.Practice Drills.Chapter 7: Bunker Shots.Types of Bunkers.Hit Out of a Greenside Bunker.Hit Out of a Fairway Bunker.Bunker Lies.Practice Drills.Chapter 8: Putting.How to Putt.Grip the Putter.Take Your Stance.Make the Swing.Read the Green.Control the Distance.Practice Drills.Chapter 9: At the Course.Check In.Warm Up.Gear Up.Get Your Game Underway.Review the Rules.Keep Score.Essential Golf Etiquette.Games You Can Play.Golf Outing Guidelines.Chapter 10: Troubleshooting and Tricky Shots.Fix a Slice.Fix a Hook.Avoid Hitting Fat Shots.Avoid Hitting Thin or Topping.Stop Hitting Pop-Ups.Stop Hitting Line Drives.Know Your Divots.Hit Out of a Divot.Hit from Up Against the Collar.Hit Out from Under a Tree.Hit Out of Deep Rough.Hit Off a Sidehill Lie.Hit Off a Downhill Lie.Hit Off an Uphill Lie.Chapter 11: Improving Your Game.Taking Lessons.Practicing with a Purpose.Appendix A: PGA Sections.Appendix B: Glossary.Appendix C: Swing Sequences.Index.
Series Title: Teach yourself visually.
Responsibility: by Cheryl Anderson, Brian A. Crowell, and Tom Mackin.

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Contains hundreds of color photos that demonstrate golf's fundamentals alongside explanations.Photo by photo and step by step, this book covers: key basics like grip, stance, and swing; the different  Read more...

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