Golf All-in-One For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118206320
  • ISBN-13: 9781118206324
  • DDC: 796.3523
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 509 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Golf All-in-One For Dummies is a one-stop for information on all aspects of the game. It covers: The basics of golf Details on the latest golf equipment and technology Tips on the short game--how to improve 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 help 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 golfs greatest moments The information has been collected from: Golf For Dummies, Golfs Short Game For Dummies, Golf Rules & Etiquette For Dummies, Core Strength For Dummies, Stretching For Dummies, Yoga For Dummies, and Weight Training For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Getting Started with Golf.
2: Choosing Your Golf Gear.
3: Looking into Golf Lessons.
4: Exploring the World of Golf Courses.
5: Focusing on Fairway Fitness.
6: Figuring out Your Fitness Level.
7: Stretching: Flexibility and the Golfer.
8: Core Strength for a Better Golf Game.
9: Weight Training for Golfers.
10: Calming Your Mind and Body for Better Golf.
11: Playing Golf: The Swing and the Short Game.
12: Understanding Swing Basics.
13: Refining Your Swing.
14: Defining the Art of the Short Game.
15: Chipping Away at the Short Game.
16: Making the Pitch.
17: Putting: The Final Frontier.
18: Bunkers: Playing in Golf’s Sandbox.
19: Short-Game Strategies.
20: Rules and Etiquette.
21: Understanding Penalties, Handicaps, and Scorekeeping.
22: Comprehending Course Etiquette.
23: Gamesmanship, Sportsmanship, and Special Golf Outings.
24: Fan Etiquette.
25: Hitting the Course.
26: Step Right Up: Prepare to Play!.
27: Keeping Your Head in the Game.
28: Finding Creative Ways to Practice Golf.
29: Stepping Up Your Game.
30: Easy Fixes for Common Faults.
31: Solving Common Problems.
32: Recovering from Bad Breaks and Bad Weather.
Appendix: Golf Talk.