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Title:
The Golf magazine complete guide to golf
Author:
Wiren, Gary.
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Publication Information:
New York : Lyons Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xiv, 666 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
General Note:
"Photography in Full swing, Short game, and Putting by Sam Greenwood."
Language:
English
Contents:
Bk.1. Mental golf. - Bk.2. Golf fitness - Bk.3. Course management. - Bk.4. Full swing. - Bk.5 Short game. - Bk.6 Putting.
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Golf magazine (New York, N.Y. : 1991)
ISBN:
9781585741380

9781585745104
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The Golf Magazine Complete Guide to Golf is the ultimate compendium of wisdom and expert insight from the top names in golf instruction, brought to you by the fastest growing golf publication, Golf Magazine. A comprehensive fact-filled volume, The Golf Magazine Complete Guide to Golf covers every important aspect of the game, offering essential tips and critical information in a concise, east-to-read format. Complete with dozens of photos and organized into six distinctive chapters, The Golf Magazine Complete Guide to Golf is indispensable reading for both the novice and expert golfer, and is sure to take strokes off your game. Learn the ins and outs of: golf fitness, mental golf, course management, the full swing, the short game, and putting. For golfers of all ages and abilities, The Golf Magazine Complete Guide to golf is one book you won't want to be without. (7 1/4 X 10 1/4, 684 pages, b & w photos, diagrams)


Author Notes

Peter Morrice is the associate editor of instruction for Golf Magazine, and the author of more than 100 articles and stories on the subject
Gary Wiren is a renowned golf educator and the author of The New Golf Mind and The PGA Manual of Golf. A member of the Professional Golfers Association of America, he was voted one of Golf Magazine's 100 top teachers


Table of Contents

George Peper
Forewordp. xiii
Book 1 Mental Golf
Introductionp. 3
1 Developing the Strong Golf Mindp. 15
Six Qualities of Mental Strengthp. 16
Relaxationp. 16
Confidencep. 27
Positive Visualization and Imageryp. 36
Concentration and Focusp. 45
Emotional Control and Attitudep. 55
Motivationp. 66
2 Finding Time Through Built-Insp. 77
3 Gary Wiren's Personal Golf Objectivesp. 79
4 Conclusionp. 83
Book 2 Golf Fitness
Introductionp. 89
1 Warm-Upp. 95
The Necessity of Warm-Upp. 95
Three Warm-Up Optionsp. 97
Home or Locker Room Warm-Upp. 97
Golf Car Stretchingp. 101
The "No-Ball Warm-Up" on the First Teep. 105
2 Key Fitness Componentsp. 113
Flexibilityp. 113
Regular Flexibility Home Workoutp. 116
Fitness Center Flexibilityp. 119
Strengthp. 123
At-Home Strength Trainingp. 126
Fitness Center Strength Trainingp. 135
Endurance: Cardiovascular and Muscularp. 145
3 Built-In Fitness Activitiesp. 149
Rise and Shinep. 150
In the Bathroomp. 151
Driving the Carp. 152
While Watching Televisionp. 153
At Work or Around the Housep. 154
4 Other Considerationsp. 157
Nutrition and Hydrationp. 157
Injury and Surgeryp. 159
Restp. 160
Protecting Your Backp. 162
5 Conclusionp. 165
Book 3 Course Management
Introductionp. 169
What Is Good Course Management?p. 170
1 A Game of Controlp. 177
Ball Flight Lawsp. 179
Shot Control--Understanding Cause and Effectp. 187
Decision-Making Control--Knowing Your Game and the Coursep. 196
Emotional Control ... Using "the Next One"p. 229
2 Conclusionp. 235
The Stroke-Saver Systemp. 236
Book 4 Full Swing
Introductionp. 245
1 Preswingp. 249
The Gripp. 251
Aim and Alignmentp. 263
Ball Position and Stancep. 271
Posturep. 281
Preshot Routinep. 287
2 The Swingp. 299
Starting Backp. 300
To the Topp. 304
The Transitionp. 316
Through Impactp. 322
To The Finishp. 335
3 Faultsp. 339
Slicingp. 346
Hookingp. 350
Pullingp. 353
Pushingp. 357
Hitting Fatp. 360
Popping Upp. 364
Hitting Thinp. 367
Toppingp. 370
Shankingp. 372
4 Practicep. 375
Practicing and Playingp. 376
Home on the Rangep. 378
Fine-Tuningp. 381
Making Changesp. 384
Warming Upp. 386
Book 5 Short Game
Introductionp. 393
1 Chippingp. 397
What Is a Chip?p. 399
When Not to Chipp. 401
How to Plan a Chipp. 404
Chipping Setupp. 407
Chipping Swingp. 411
Common Faultsp. 417
Chipping Variationsp. 423
The Bump-and-Runp. 423
The Super-Short Chipp. 425
Chipping from Poor Liesp. 427
2 Pitchingp. 433
What Is a Pitch?p. 435
When Not to Pitchp. 438
How to Plan a Pitchp. 440
Pitching Setupp. 443
Pitching Swingp. 449
Common Faultsp. 459
Pitching Variationsp. 462
The Lob Shotp. 462
The Half-Wedgep. 465
Hilly Liesp. 467
Deep Roughp. 469
3 Sand Playp. 473
How to Plan a Bunker Shotp. 475
Bunker Setupp. 479
Bunker Swingp. 485
Common Faultsp. 492
Bunker-Shot Variationsp. 494
The Long Bunker Shotp. 494
The Buried Liep. 495
From Wet Sandp. 499
4 Specialty Shotsp. 501
The Bellied Wedgep. 505
The Wood Chipp. 507

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