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 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

Spotify For Dummies

Author: Kim Gilmour
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119961499
Release Date: 2011-10-19
Genre: Computers

The ultimate beginner guide to the groundbreaking music service, Spotify! Spotify is a free online streaming music platform that allows users to listen to songs on demand over the Internet--without having to buy or own the actual tracks. This fun and friendly guide walks you through how best to use this sweet-sounding service. Covering everything from using Spotify on selected mobile phones to creating and sharing your own playlists, Spotify For Dummies has it all. Experienced author Kim Gilmour details the ins and outs of this revolutionary music, from installing and setup to discovering new artists and taking your musical enjoyment to new levels. Explores the social networking aspects of Spotify and how to integrate with them Helps you navigate through the various editions of Spotify Shows you how to take Spotify with you on your mobile device Encourages you to merge your own music collection with Spotify This book is spot on! Start using Spotify today with this handy guide by your side.

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.

Golf para dummies

Author: Gary McCord
Publisher: Grupo Planeta (GBS)
ISBN: 9788432900549
Release Date: 2012-04
Genre: Education

El golf es divertido, pero hay otras razones por las que millones de personas lo practican con entusiasmo: te pone frente a dificultades que sacan de quicio incluso a la persona más paciente del mundo. Por suerte, aquí tienes una guía entretenida y muy útil para que puedas dominarlo. El golfista profesional Gary McCord repasa los conceptos básicos de este deporte y te muestra, paso a paso, todo lo que necesitas saber para lanzar la pelota más lejos y con mejor puntería, reducir el número de golpes y sacar lo mejor de ti en cada partida.• Elige tus mejores armas — consejos y recomendaciones para elegir los palos y los accesorios según tus necesidades (y presupuesto).• El swing con todo lujo de detalles — explicaciones paso a paso, fáciles de seguir, para entrar en calor, dominar cada palo y moverte como un profesional.• Sal al campo — descubre dónde jugar, cómo comportarte, y qué encontrarás en los campos de golf y en los de pitch and putt.• No te desesperes — aprende a controlar el desafío mental que impone este juego, a superar las malas jugadas y las condiciones climáticas adversas.

Fishing For Dummies

Author: Peter Kaminsky
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119953975
Release Date: 2012-03-06
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Fishing For Dummies, UK Edition, provides you with a thorough introduction to all types of fishing - sea fishing, game fishing, and coarse fishing. This authoritative covers everything you need to know about this fantastic sport, including instruction on: Identifying the key species of fish found within and off the coasts of the British Isles Selecting the right rods, reels, line, and tackle Mastering casting techniques Tying knots like a seasoned angler Hooking and landing fish with ease

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.

Google For Dummies

Author: Brad Hill
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 0764544209
Release Date: 2003-09-26
Genre: Computers

* Google is the world's most popular search engine, with more than 150 million queries per day and more than fourteen million users per week * Author Brad Hill, frequently consulted in media coverage of the Internet, will take readers "under the hood" * Illuminates dozens of packaged Google tools that significantly extend Web searching * Enables more technical readers to install and use the Google API to develop Web querying capabilities for their own programs * Includes extensive coverage of Blogger, the popular Web log service recently acquired by Google

Violin For Dummies Book Online Video Audio Instruction

Author: Katharine Rapoport
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119022909
Release Date: 2015-03-23
Genre: Music

With the help of Violin For Dummies, 3rd Edition, aspiring violinists will be able to teach themselves how to play violin, even if they've never read a note of music. This book takes readers from holding the violin and bow properly to playing popular tunes in a variety of styles, including classical and jazz. In addition, readers will learn how to choose, tune, and care for their violins, as well as to understand the nuances of rhythm and musical notation.

Excel 2013 For Dummies

Author: Greg Harvey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118559871
Release Date: 2013-05-31
Genre: Computers

Get the essentials and start working with Excel worksheets This handy little book gives you the necessary information to start creating, formatting, editing, and printing Excel worksheets from your desktop or touchscreen tablet. Learn your way around the program and master the most efficient way to perform each essential task, so that you can get right to work with Excel. Open the book and find: How to select commands from the Ribbon Tips on entering data and creating formulas Advice on formatting cells and data tables Tips on using AutoCorrect and AutoFill Help preparing worksheets for printing

2016 2017 ASVAB For Dummies with Online Practice

Author: Rod Powers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119239260
Release Date: 2016-07-14
Genre: Study Aids

The bestselling ASVAB test-prep guide—now updated for 2016/2017 Inside, you'll get in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects you'll encounter on the ASVAB, strategy cheat sheets for verbal, math, and general components, and tips to help you pinpoint your weaknesses and hone your test-taking skills in the areas where you need the most help. Your book purchase also includes a one-year subscription to online study tools, where you'll access six ASVAB practice tests, one AFQT practice test, 500 flashcards to improve your vocabulary, and tools to track your progress. The ASVAB is the most widely used multiple aptitude test in the world. If you're one of the more than one million people preparing to take the ASVAB this year, this updated edition of ASVAB For Dummies gives you everything you need to get the score you need to get the military job you want! Test your skills with practice problems on each of the test's nine subtests Score high and qualify for the military job you want Boost your math, science, and English skills Get one-year access to additional online practice If you have your sights set on enlisting in the military and want to ensure you perform your very best on test day, ASVAB For Dummies makes it easier.

Robert s Rules For Dummies

Author: C. Alan Jennings, PRP
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119241751
Release Date: 2016-04-18
Genre: Reference

Your no-nonsense guide to making sense of Robert's Rules The classic Robert's Rules of Order has a proven track record of helping membership groups apply codes of conduct to serve as a parliamentary authority within a given assembly. Unfortunately, when read on its own, it can prove to be unclear and hard to follow for many organizations—and that's where this friendly guide comes in. This new edition of Robert's Rules For Dummies demystifies the often-confusing rules of parliamentary procedure in clear, simple language and shows you how to apply them within your organization in a practical and effective way. From procedures for proper nominations to handling elections and ballots, from conducting meetings online to voting by mail and email—and everything in between—this hands-on, plain-English guide makes it easier to apply the information in the most recent version of the rules handbook so you and your organization can start benefiting from it today. Contains updated content that conforms to changes in business meetings, including special rules for making group decisions in both real-time and non-real-time environments Covers new timesaving tips to make meetings more efficient in a world where everyone is pressed for time Provides sample agendas, minutes, scripts, and more Includes interactive online material for readers on the go If you want to keep meetings organized, efficient, and on track, Robert's Rules For Dummies has you covered.