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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Golf para Dummies

Author: Gary McCord
Publisher: Grupo Planeta Spain
ISBN: 9788432900853
Release Date: 2012-04-10
Genre: Self-Help

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.

Sports Psychology For Dummies

Author: Leif H. Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470676592
Release Date: 2010-10-18
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Acquiring the winning edge in sports-the mental edge Mental conditioning is now seen by many to be as critical to sports success as physical conditioning. And for parents eager to ensure their children have a winning edge-as well as a future college scholarship-nothing could be more critical to success. This book offers readers a comprehensive program to gain that winning edge, providing training tips and techniques along with helpful advice to keep in mind while competing. With practical advice on how to strengthen concentration (and when you shouldn't concentrate), talk yourself into winning, and develop routines that will lead to consistent improvement, the book's full personalized program will help any athlete gain over time the winning edge in any sport With tips on how to regulate your energy to avoid exhaustion; and how to enhance your team's chemistry through sports psychology Loaded with real-world examples from amateur and professional sports of all kinds Applicable to not only sports-but business as well-Sports Psychology For Dummies will enhance any competitor's motivation, focus, and will to win, when facing life's toughest challenges

Rugby For Dummies

Author: Mathew Brown
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118086896
Release Date: 2011-09-19
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The official guide to rugby in North America, revised and updated Rugby For Dummies is the guide to rugby in North America, endorsed by USA Rugby and Rugby Canada, the official regulating bodies for the sport. It gives you a look at how rugby is played, offers strategies for winning, and covers every level of the sport, from high school to college (including women's rugby) to the international leagues. Plus, this new edition addresses changes to the rules of rugby, includes new rugby player bios, and looks at rugby's upcoming return to the Olympic games. Inside you'll find easy-to-understand explanations of rugby rules and positions, plus in-depth lessons on skills, fitness training, and winning techniques. Add in entertaining stories from rugby in North America and around the world, and you've got the definitive book on rugby! Covers every level of the sport Includes the latest rules and information on rugby Discusses rugby's return to the Olympic games Whether you're new to rugby or a scrum veteran, this friendly guide is for you.

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

QuickBooks 2017 For Dummies

Author: Stephen L. Nelson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119281467
Release Date: 2016-10-17
Genre: Computers

"Organize your business finances; created invoices, pay bills, and record receipts; track inventory and monitor your business"--Cover.