From ace to zinger, How to Speak Golf includes over 125 golf terms paired with charming and clever illustrations that decode the words and phrases that fly around a golf course. Clubhouse Chatter sections are sprinkled throughout where you'll learn about everything from the origins of golf, the worst courses and biggest sand bunkers in the world, to the reason why there are so many bird references in golf terminology, a history of famous holes-in-one, and much, much more! Some of the terms included in the book are: -Army golf: The inconsistent hitting of the ball from one side of the fairway to the other. (Think: Left, right, left.) -Cabbage: The worst of the rough. (Also known as "Spinach" or "Lettuce." Whatever you call it, this is a salad to be avoided.) -Ham and egg: When two players on a team pair well, with one player excelling whenever the other falters. -Velcro: Greens that are slow, where it seems like the ball sticks to the grass. Author Sally Cook and illustrator Ross MacDonald offer the perfect blend of funny anecdotes and fascinating bits of history and trivia. This is the perfect gift book to have you talking like a master whether you're a pro, a lifelong fan, or a novice on the greens.
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This book contains all the Rules of the game as revised 1st January, 2016, together with over 100 illustrations designed to provide easier understanding of those situations that cause difficulties for golfers. This essential reference book gives guidance on every situation a player may come across including bunkers, water hazards, loose impediments, casual water and much more, including the new ruling on Anchored Putting that has been so controversial. It includes descriptions of incidents that demonstrate the Rules in action and Frequently Asked Questions to aid understanding. Written by the R&A - the game's governing body - Golf Rules Illustrated is the perfect book for those new to the game or those who want a definitive golf Rules book in their library.
An award-winning golf writer for Sports Illustrated follows his family's obsession with golf on a personal odyssey that takes him to his ancestral home in Ireland, now home to a magnificent golf course, to Musselburgh, Scotland, home of his maternal ancestors, and to Wisconsin, where his father learned to play.
Author: Walter J. Travis
Publisher: Trieste Publishing
Release Date: 2017-10-04
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Author: United States Golf Association
Release Date: 2016-02-02
Genre: Sports & Recreation
This book contains all the Rules of the game as revised 1st January, 2016, together with over 100 illustrations designed to provide easier understanding of those situations that cause difficulties for golfers. This essential reference book gives guidance on every situation a player may come across including bunkers, water hazards, loose impediments, casual water and much more. It includes descriptions of incidents that demonstrate the Rules in action and Frequently Asked Questions to aid understanding. Written by the USGA - the game's governing body - Golf Rules Illustrated is the perfect book for those new to the game or those who want a definitive golf Rules book in their library.