The Complete Book Of Golf
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF GOLF
When is a fade not a fade but a slice, or a draw is not a draw but a hook? How do you play a punched pitch that checks quickly on the green, or a raking long iron from the fairway? All the answers and techniques for a complete golf games are covered in detail in The Complete Book of Golf.
Whether you are a total beginner or an experienced single-figure player, here are a whole host of instruction articles that you will make you into a better golfer. Concisely written, and illustrated with colour photographs and artwork, they are easily understandable and don’t blind you with science. With practice, this comprehensive guide to the critical techniques and the more subtle strategy of the game should give you the edge over your fellow players.
As well as the instructional section, also included in this book are enlightening chapters on the star professionals, the courses they play, and a behind-the-scenes look at the game and its rules.
The players’ life stories give an insight into the professional mind, and along with swing analyses and personal tips, this section will also help you take strokes off your score. Who better to learn from than the likes of Severiano Ballesteros or Ian Woosnam?
The world’s finest championship courses come under scrutiny, and you are taken on a tour around each hole of the 16 layouts featured. Find out what the best strategy is to tackle the ‘Road Hole’ at St Andrews or the dog-leg 18th at Valderrama. It isn’t just hit and hope.
By the end of this book you should have an in-depth understanding of the game, and it will become an indispensable problem solver as well as reference point for all sorts of golfing information.