Golf For Dummies

Author: Gary McCord
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119943792
Release Date: 2012-03-08
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The fun and easy way to get into the swing of things and take strokes off your game – fast Whether you're a total beginner or you've clocked a few hours on the links, Golf For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the only guide you need. Packed with expert tips and techniques for everything from mastering your grip, stance and swing to shaping up with golf-specific exercises, this updated and expanded edition of the international bestseller features new, step-by-step photos, tips for women players, seniors and lefties, and loads of fun golf history facts. Learn your ABCs – master the basics, from golf lingo and choosing your clubs, to who to play with and where Watch your step – get the lowdown on golf rules, how to keep score, and take a crash-course on gamesmanship and the do's and taboos of golf-course etiquette Get into the swing – delve into the art and science of the golf swing, including how to blast your way out of bunkers and how to develop an effective putting stroke Tackle the tough shots – finesse difficult shots like a pro and deal with bad weather and bad luck with grace and skill Fine-tune your play – zero in on common faults and bad habits and learn time-tested techniques for easily fixing them once and for all To school or not to school – decide whether formal lessons are right for you and find out how to select a great teacher 'If you've ever wanted to know more about golf or improve your game then this is your guide' – The Fairway, from a review of the 1st edition 'Does exactly what it says on the tin!' – Today's Golfer, from a review of the 1st edition Open the book and find: Tips on choosing golf balls and clubs Exercises for getting and staying in golf shape How to develop your own swing Putting, chipping and pitching Mastering grip, stance and swing Simple fixes for common faults Golf rules and etiquette Advice on taking advantage of high-tech equipment Where to play in the UK and Europe Learn to: Master your grip, stance and swing Improve your game with tips from the pros Overcome the game's mental challenges with tricks and exercises

Golf Rules and Etiquette For Dummies

Author: John Steinbreder
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118069486
Release Date: 2011-05-04
Genre: Sports & Recreation

How to stick to the rules -- and avoid the traps of the game Filled with tips and anecdotes from the pros plus the 34 rules of golf, this ideal companion to the top-selling Golf For Dummies, 2nd Edition includes: Expert advice on the do's and don'ts of golf etiquette -- from dress code to betting on the game Advice on how to survive a business golf outing -- plus tips on behavior as both a spectator and a player The inside scoop on proper etiquette, from replacing divots to using your cell phone

Golf All in One For Dummies

Author: Dummies
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118206324
Release Date: 2012-02-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The fun way to get a grip on every aspect of golf Golf is a popular spectator sport, but for those who play it's a great source of low impact cardiovascular, strength, and aerobic exercise. In addition, golf is by nature a social game that provides the opportunity to meet new people. Golf All-In-One For Dummies shows you not only how to get the most physical benefit from a round of golf, but also the tools you need to truly enjoy the game. From perfecting your swing to avoiding injuries, the proven techniques presented in this book give you everything you need to have the time of your life every time you hit the links. The basics of golf Details on the latest golf equipment and technology Tips on how to improve the short game, including putting, chipping, and getting out of tough spots Rules and etiquette that every golfer needs to know Plans for keeping fit and designing workouts to improve your game Mental tricks and exercises to help you succeed Tips on grips, stances, and swings New tips from top players on how to improve your game Great new courses, tournaments, players who have changed the game, and a review of golf's greatest moments Whether you already have some golf experience or are completely new to the game, Golf All-In-One For Dummies will have you playing like a pro in no time.

Improving Your Golf Swing In A Day For Dummies

Author: Gary McCord
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118376621
Release Date: 2012-07-03
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Improve your golf swing in a day? Easy. Playing golf is fun—but there's a reason why it's known as the most maddening (if not wondrous) game of all. The intricacies of perfecting your golf swing can "tee off" even the most patient golfer, but that's where this handy little guide comes in. Improving Your Golf Swing In A Day For Dummies is packed with tips on improving grip and posture, the essentials of a good swing, and the mechanics of putting. Plus, you'll get expert advice and tips for correcting problems with your own form and swing. The art of perfecting your golf grip and posture The essentials of refining your swing motion Adjusting your mechanics for various distances and putting Concise coverage of common swing faults and easy fixes Online component takes you beyond the book with bonus content and features Get set to impress your friends with a perfect swing in no time!

Golf For Dummies

Author: Gary McCord
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119943792
Release Date: 2012-03-08
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The fun and easy way to get into the swing of things and take strokes off your game – fast Whether you're a total beginner or you've clocked a few hours on the links, Golf For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the only guide you need. Packed with expert tips and techniques for everything from mastering your grip, stance and swing to shaping up with golf-specific exercises, this updated and expanded edition of the international bestseller features new, step-by-step photos, tips for women players, seniors and lefties, and loads of fun golf history facts. Learn your ABCs – master the basics, from golf lingo and choosing your clubs, to who to play with and where Watch your step – get the lowdown on golf rules, how to keep score, and take a crash-course on gamesmanship and the do's and taboos of golf-course etiquette Get into the swing – delve into the art and science of the golf swing, including how to blast your way out of bunkers and how to develop an effective putting stroke Tackle the tough shots – finesse difficult shots like a pro and deal with bad weather and bad luck with grace and skill Fine-tune your play – zero in on common faults and bad habits and learn time-tested techniques for easily fixing them once and for all To school or not to school – decide whether formal lessons are right for you and find out how to select a great teacher 'If you've ever wanted to know more about golf or improve your game then this is your guide' – The Fairway, from a review of the 1st edition 'Does exactly what it says on the tin!' – Today's Golfer, from a review of the 1st edition Open the book and find: Tips on choosing golf balls and clubs Exercises for getting and staying in golf shape How to develop your own swing Putting, chipping and pitching Mastering grip, stance and swing Simple fixes for common faults Golf rules and etiquette Advice on taking advantage of high-tech equipment Where to play in the UK and Europe Learn to: Master your grip, stance and swing Improve your game with tips from the pros Overcome the game's mental challenges with tricks and exercises

Golf Essentials for Dummies

Author: Gary McCord
Publisher:
ISBN: 0762412666
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Hungry Minds and Running Press celebrate over 100 million Forummies[registered] books in print with the publication of hardback giftditions of best-selling how-to guides; Essentials For Dummies[registered] is new series of large-format hardbacks illustrated with full-colourhotography on popular subjects from For Dummies[registered] - the world'sest-selling instructional guides. Golf Essentials for Dummies[registered] is gift edition of a classic title sure to be appreciated by anyone trying toearn golf or improve their game. The authors, both noted commentators,rovide a comprehensive guide to all elements of the sport, from propertance to aiming, swinging and scoring. They discuss special shots,onditions and considerations, accompanied by clear colour photographs andaptions. A perfect gift for Father's Day. Trade and consumer advertisingill be on-going by Hungry Minds as they celebrate over 100 million Forummies[registered] books in print in 2001

Golf s Short Game For Dummies

Author: Michael Patrick Shiels
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118069927
Release Date: 2011-04-27
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Easy-to-grasp techniques for improving the short game About 70 percent of the shots in a round of golf are taken 75 yards from the pin or closer, making the short game the most significant factor in a golfer's score. This practical guide shows readers how to shave strokes off their game by improving their pitching, chipping, bunker play, and putting. Golfers will find expert tips on choosing the right wedges, putters, and balls, as well as illustrated step-by-step instructions on swings used in short-game shots. They'll also find information on how to beat bunkers and other hazards and how to play various lies-in deep rough, from the fairway, uphill, side-hill, and off bare ground. There's also a section on stretches, exercises, and drills to improve techniques, as well as tips on reading greens for accurate putting. Michael Patrick Sheils (Birmingham, MI) is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America. He has written four books, and his articles and columns have appeared in worldwide magazines and newspapers. Michael Kernicki (Miami Beach, FL) has been a PGA member for 27 years and is currently the Head Professional at the historic Indian Creek Country Club in Miami Beach.

Practical Golf Course Maintenance

Author: Gordon Witteveen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118411919
Release Date: 2012-10-18
Genre: Gardening

The revised, bestselling resource of practical, nontechnical advice for maintaining and operating a golf course Practical Golf Course Maintenance, Third Edition presents the latest information and techniques for providing first-rate upkeep and management operations for any golf course. This book's, clear, step-by-step coverage, unencumbered by technical language, includes critical advice on maintaining consistent bunkers, sand top-dressing and aerifying, pesticide storage, and other emerging technologies, as well as mowing techniques for greens, fairways, and tees—and much more! This updated Third Edition offers reliable, state-of-the-art guidance and hundreds of helpful tips with: Major revisions throughout to address the latest information on computer- operated irrigation systems, new equipment for all aspects of course maintenance, water quality and conservation issues, and managing people A clear approach that avoids technical language and scientific citations while delivering practical advice that can be immediately applied on the course Coverage of all aspects of course maintenance from tee to green, along with guidance on managing the course for the rules of the game and managing the business aspects of course management and maintenance Practical Golf Course Maintenance, Third Edition is a valuable tool for golf course owners, architects, builders, golfers, golf professionals, club managers, and superintendents, as well as greens committee members, irrigation specialists, field managers, turfgrass specialists, real estate developers, and landscape architects.

Alternative Energy For Dummies

Author: Rik DeGunther
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470537060
Release Date: 2009-04-13
Genre: Science

The myths and facts about alternative fuels–and how they impact our lives As the price of energy continues to soar, so too has the demand for alternative energy. But there's no clear "winner" in the race to replace fossil fuels. Alternative Energy For Dummies explores the current fossil fuel conundrum and society's growing need for more and more energy. Cutting through the competing claims, this book offers a multifaceted examination of alternative energy, including solar, wind, nuclear, biomass, geothermal, biofuel, and other sources. Each alternative scenario is compared to current fossil-fuel intensive practices in the scientific, environmental, social, political, and economic realms. Readers also gain insight into the future of energy production.

Ben Hogan s Five Lessons

Author: Ben Hogan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780671612979
Release Date: 1985-09-20
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The professional golfer provides tips on the grip, stance, and swing of successful golf shots

Definitive Guide to Disc Golf

Author: Justin Menickelli
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633194748
Release Date: 2016-04-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

For people just starting to play, disc golf can become an exciting and addictive sport to play for a lifetime. Avid disc golfers often find playing a challenging test of both physical skill and mental determination. Disc golf is a "greener" sport than most, and has fewer barriers to entry than traditional golf and other recreational sports. It is also one of the fastest growing sports in the United States. The Definitive Guide to Disc Golf provides readers all the essential information they need to get started playing disc golf, but it is much more than just a basic "how to" manual – it is a thoughtful, fascinating, and thoroughly enjoyable exploration into the history, nature, science, and skills of disc golf. Featuring more than 80 instructional photos, this is a comprehensive book about disc golf that would be enjoyed by all players, from beginners to aspiring professionals.

Disc Golf

Author: Michael Steven Gregory
Publisher: Trellis Pub
ISBN: 1930650183
Release Date: 2003-09-01
Genre: Games

An introduction to the game of disc golf covers the rules and history of the game; stance, grips, and throws; equipment and supplies, courses, and variations of the basic game.

Curling For Dummies

Author: Bob Weeks
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470676936
Release Date: 2009-08-26
Genre: Sports & Recreation

With the Winter 2006 Olympics bringing Canada our first gold medal in curling, the sport's popularity is at an all-time high in this country, and its international presence is growing. In the five years since the publication of the first edition of Curling For Dummies, Canadian attendance at curling tournaments and viewership of televised curling has skyrocketed. Twenty new nations have joined the World Curling Federation. Curling’s profile isn't the only thing that's changed since the first edition was published — so too have the game's rules, equipment, and technique. Profiles of players, listings of television coverage and events, and memorable curling shots also need to be updated for the second edition. As the most comprehensive and up-to-date book available, Curling For Dummies will remain the ultimate curling book, for fans, players, and coaches.

Golf f r Dummies

Author: Gary McCord
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527646166
Release Date: 2013-01-14
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Viele haben noch nie einen Golfschl?ger in der Hand gehabt und haben trotzdem vor, sich auf den gro?en gr?nen Platz zu wagen. Viele wollen einfach nur ein guter Golfer werden und die Spieltechnik verbessern. Der erfahrene Golfer Gary McCord bringt die Leser mit diesem Buch, unabh?ngig vom jeweiligen Stand, auf eine neue Stufe des K?nnens. In "Golf f?r Dummies" wird der Lernprozess auf dem Weg zum echten Golfer Schritt f?r Schritt nachvollzogen. Das Buch l?sst auch das Drumherum, das die Leser neben den ?blichen Regeln noch wissen sollten, nicht au?er Acht: von den Golfregeln ?ber die Ausr?stung bis hin zu Tipps, wie man den Golfclub findet, in dem man sich wohlf?hlt. Vom ersten Griff zum Schl?ger ?ber die grundlegende Technik bis hin zum Spielen im "Bunker" sowie anderen besonders schwierigen Bedingungen. Ein kleines Lexikon mit typischen Golfbegriffen rundet das Buch ab.

The Rules of Golf in Plain English Fourth Edition

Author: Jeffrey S. Kuhn
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226371450
Release Date: 2016-04-27
Genre: Reference

Amateur and pro golfers alike have long been stymied by the legalistic and opaque wording in the United States Golf Association s official Rules of Golf. In this guide, an experienced volunteer USGA rules official and an expert on language and usageboth of them avid golfershave translated the Rules into everyday English to help players understand procedures, assess penalties, and settle disputes as the sport s governing body intended. This edition includes updates throughout to reflect changes introduced into the USGA s Rules in 2016."