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The Golf Book includes: Stories and anecdotes from on and off the course from famous contributors, including Nick Faldo, Brandel Chamblee, Kelly Tilghman, Rich Lerner, David Feherty, Johnny Miller, and many others Up-close profiles of ...

Author: Chris Millard

Publisher: Harper Design

ISBN: 0062364561

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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The sport of golf is measured in centuries, yet the past two decades have marked the most compelling transformations of the game. To celebrate twenty years of Golf Channel's twenty-four-hour coverage, author Chris Millard and some of golf's favorite on-air personalities recount the best stories of the era. Relive the greatest major championships, the top shots, and some of the moments that players wish never happened. Among them Payne Stewart's last and greatest victory at the U.S. Open, Tiger Woods' masterful chip at the 2005 Masters, the U.S. vs. Europe duels at the Ryder Cup, and Jean Van de Velde's epic meltdown in the Barry Burn. From the return to golf-course minimalism to the rise of the sports in Asia, golf's biggest trends and challenges are examined here as the sport now looks to the future.
2014-10-28 By Chris Millard

tHe estabLisHMent of GoLf's early tournaments, in particular the Open Championship in the mid-to-late 19th century, ... entries in the record books. taylor was largely responsible for establishing the Professional golfers Association; ...

Author: Andy Farrell

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756647537

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 400

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Golf is one of the world''s fastest growing sports, with more than 60 million players worldwide generating billions of dollars a year, and book sales in the millions. The Golf Book opens with a history of the game, including its origins and rich traditions. The story continues later as thebook visits the world''s most prestigious golf championships, including The Openand The Ryder Cup. Many of these have been the settings of the greatest momentsin golf, and a separate section is devoted to a celebration of the special feats that have defined the sport over the years. A lavish tour of the most coveted golf courses, from St. Andrews in Scotland, to Augusta in the US, and Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand, transports the reader to the fairways of golfing fantasies. The accent is on style, design, and technology as The Golf Book showcases the very latest developments in equipment, from the evolution of the golf ball to custom-fitted clubs. Harnessing the new technology is the focus of the unique techniques section that examines and dissects the shots of the professionals,and suggests ways in which players of all skill levels can improve their game. The book would not be complete without the records and statistics that tell their own story of the game.
2008-03-17 By Andy Farrell

Golf books have been a fundamental part of my development as a golf coach and mentor to a number of the top players in the world. Taking up the game at the relatively late age of 16, I knew very quickly that the game of ...

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780744055849

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 400

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Discover the competitive and cultural history behind one of the world's most popular sports, and absorb expert advice to mastering the perfect swing. Find all there is to know about golf: from its ancient origins to the global competitions today. Learn about the strokes and analyze the talents of the world's best. Check out the gear and try out the equipment, from drivers and irons to carts and clothing. Meet the players from the Golden Bear to the White Shark, and come face-to-face with the stars as you read about their finest performances. And take a close-up look at the great competitions from the Open to the Curtis Cup and walk the fairways of the preeminent courses. An invaluable reference section advises you on buying equipment, including custom fitting, guides on the all-important golf etiquette, an explanation of golf's most important rules, and definitions of all the key golfing terms. Showing you exactly what it takes to achieve an effective--and repeatable--golf swing, this ebook works systematically through every type of shot, from tee shots, iron play, pitching, and chipping, to coping with bunkers and putting. Brimming with detail and superbly illustrated with over 1,500 photographs, illustrations, maps and diagrams, The Golf Book is the definitive guide to the famous game.
2021-10-05 By DK

Everything You Never Knew about the Fascinating Game of Golf. ... clubs to spread across the U.S. It is no surprise that in the conspicuous-consumption America of the turn of the century the country club came before the golf course.

Author: John MacIntyre

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402251115

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 338

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The Whole Golf Book is a romp through one of the most popular sports of the twenty-first century. From profiles of Nicklaus, Hogan, Sorenstam to the story behind the Masters, it is all here. The World Ice Golf Championship to the hole-in-one and a special chapter on Tiger (where did he get his name, and why does he wear red and black on the final day), there simply is not a divot left unturned. Also included in The Whole Golf Book: * Presidential golf * The greatest golfers, greatest rivalries and greatest victories * The business deal and the golf course * Black and white. . .race in the game of golf * Great courses and a history of golf course architecture * Quotes by the famous and not so famous about their sport * A historical time line dating to 1353 and containing the most significant dates in golf history * Training and golfing tips * And so much more!
2005-03-01 By John MacIntyre

Allen, P. (Sir), The Sunley Book of Royal Golf. Stanley Paul, 1989. Campbell, M., The Encyclopedia of Golf. Dorling Kindersley, 1991. Evans, W., The Encyclopaedia of Golf. Robert Hale, 1980 The Golfer's Handbook. Macmillan.

Author: Malcolm Campbell

Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1583820531

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

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Golf is a Scottish game. It has been played by the Scots for centuries, and Scotland is its spiritual and cultural home. This is a book devoted to one nation's devotion to a game of stick and ball which today casts its enchantment over the entire world. The beginnings of golf and its early development are shrouded in mystery and are part fact and part fable. The Scottish Golf Book separates one from the other as it traces the early history of golf to the multimillion-dollar, worldwide obsession it has become today. Images from the earliest days of Scottish photography recall titanic battles between the early superstars of the game, while the modern lens takes the reader on a spectacular and magical journey around the historic, the classic, and the hidden treasures of Scotland's finest courses.
1999-11-01 By Malcolm Campbell

Woe , Woe . the Golf Pro by Curt Sampson I H ow was your round today , Mr. Updike ? May I get your clubs for you , Mr. Welch ? Yes , I'll make sure we clean them this time . The grooves , too , of course . Is that hook still bothering ...

Author: Charles McGrath

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0618710256

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 210

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Paying tribute to the wonderful game of golf, a gorgeous volume features an entertaining history of the sport, from its inception in the Dark Ages to the present day, beautiful illustrations, and a collection of personal essays from Michael Bamberger, Michael DiLeo, Ward Just, Bradley Klein, David Owen, Jack Welch, and other literary low-handicappers. Reprint.
2006 By Charles McGrath

Simple Lessons for a Lifetime of Great Golf Barbara Puett, Jim Apfelbaum. enough. Women teaching women I'm often asked whether women pros are better at teaching women. All of the great instructors that I have known or read about were ...

Author: Barbara Puett

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781250097514

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 176

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Legendary instructor Harvey Penick enchanted students with his homespun approach to golf. He also mentored a small core of successful teachers who now carry on his simplicity, humor, and rock-solid belief in the fundamentals. One of his students, Barbara Puett, together with Jim Apfelbaum, has written a book that demystifies golf's complexities from a woman's unique perspective. A Woman's Own Golf Book acknowledges that millions of women attracted to the game have other demands on their time. A companion to Puett's sold-out clinics and seminars, the book features beautiful illustrations, and a package that like the memory of her beloved teacher, will stand the test of time.
2015-09-08 By Barbara Puett

He had the courage to waive ubiquity and omniscience; in golf, hustle as you will, you cannot see every important shot, and Bernard was not hesitant to confess that as he stood, say, at the seventeenth tee, a wild shout went up from the ...

Author: Herbert Warren Wind

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781504027564

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 317

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Elegant and perceptive musings on the world’s greatest game from the dean of American golf writers This illuminating collection features many of Hebert Warren Wind’s most famous essays, including “Jones Breaks Through,” his masterful portrait of Bobby Jones’s first major championship, won in an epic eighteen-hole playoff against Bobby Cruickshank at the 1923 US Open, and “North to the Links of Dornoch,” an evocative travelogue that established the venerable course in the Scottish Highlands as one of golf’s premier destinations. Wind captures Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, and Ken Venturi in their prime, and brings readers back to an earlier era when Harry Vardon ruled the links. He profiles golf’s female pioneers—Mickey Wright, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, and Joyce Wethered—and sings the praises of Bernard Darwin, “the greatest writer on golf the world has ever known.” In his Sports Illustrated deadline ode, “The 1958 Masters: Palmer at the Fateful Corner,” Wind brings Arnold Palmer’s first major championship to vivid life and coins Augusta National’s most iconic and enduring term: “Amen Corner.” Lyrical, evocative, and insightful, Herbert Warren Wind’s Golf Book is a must-read for students of the game and fans of classic sports journalism.
2016-01-26 By Herbert Warren Wind

Word Books, 1974. Plimpton, George. The Bogey Man. New York: Harper & Row, 1968. Potter, Stephen. Golfmanship. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968. Price, Charles. Golfer-At-Large. New York: Atheneum, 1982. —. The World of Golf.

Author: Pat Sullivan

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781448146987

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 352

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The Book of Golf Quotations is simply the best collection of quoted wit and wisdom on the game of golf, the sport that has defined generations of politicians, footballers, celebrities and ordinary folk with plenty of spare time and a bewildering array of equipment and brightly-coloured clothing. And, of course, professional golfers. The range of quotes is as huge as a Tiger Woods tee shot, with quips from such diverse leading lights as Monty and Mad Mac, Wodehouse and Woosie, Churchill and Bobby Cruickshank, Bob Hope and Ben Hogan, George Bernard Shaw and Tom Shaw - and fully updated to include all the great quotes and comments of a new generation of golfing heroes from Seve to Sam Torrance, other famous people who play golf, and famous people who think golf courses should be abandoned and allowed to seed wild grasses and trees instead. With all the experience and gravitas of Jack Nicklaus, and as funny as a pair of Darren Clarke's trousers, The Book of Golf Quotations is the last word for every fan of frolics on the fairway, on the green or at the nineteenth hole. 'This game is great, and very strange.' Seve Ballesteros 'The best year of my life was when I was eleven. I got straight As, had two recesses a day, and the cutest girlfriend, and won 32 tournaments that year. Everything's been downhill since.' Tiger Woods 'At least he can't cheat on his score - because all you have to do is look back down the fairway and count the wounded.' Bob Hope 'There were three things in the world that he held in the smallest esteem - slugs, poets, and caddies with hiccups.' P G Wodehouse 'You can't birdie all 18 holes if you don't birdie the first three.' Nick Faldo
2012-07-31 By Pat Sullivan

Covers the golf course, clubs and other equipment, body position, rules, and tips from the pros.

Author: John Gordon

Publisher: Kids Can Press

ISBN: 1550746170

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Covers the golf course, clubs and other equipment, body position, rules, and tips from the pros.
2001-03-01 By John Gordon