Golf Handbook for Women The Complete Guide to Improving Your Game

ISBN-10: 0609805118

ISBN-13: 9780609805114

Edition: 2000

Authors: Vivien Saunders

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The Golf Handbook for Women takes you through every aspect of golf, whether you are just starting out or want to raise your game to a new level. Movements and shots are carefully detailed, using photographs and illustrations, with helpful suggestions on how to ensure you'll hit your best shot every time. In  The Golf Handbook for Women, you'll find information on: Choosing and using equipment that's right for you Developing good habits from the start Knowing which shot to play in various situations Judging distance and aiming well Reading greens Correcting common mistakes Getting out of trouble shots Conquering fears and being positive Finding strategies for strokeplay and matchplay Deciding what to do--and not do--on a course Enjoying the game to the fullest!
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/30/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Women's Golf--A Short Review
Getting Started
Choosing Your Golf Clubs
The Design of Clubs
The Clubs to Suit You
What Else Do I Need?
The Complete Golfing Kit
First Lessons
The Grip
Which is the Grip for You?
More About the Grip
More About the Address
The Simple Swing
Starting at the Finish
The Backswing
The Left Arm in the Backswing
Perfecting the Backswing
Attacking the Ball
Striking the Ball
Perfecting the Follow-through
Club Know-How
The Short Irons
The Long Irons
Check Out Your Long Iron Faults
The Driver
Driving for Distance and Direction
The Fairway Woods
Fairway Woods--Awkward Lies
Common Faults--Contact Problems
More on Contact Faults--Middling It!
Watching the Ball--Head Position
The Sway--Hips not Head
Going for Distance
Going for Direction
Curing the Push and Pull
Curing a Hook
Curing a Slice
Slicing--the Out-to-In Swing
Doing Your Best Swing More Often
The Power of Putting
The Putting Grip
The Putting Stance
Aiming a Putter Correctly
The Short Putting Stroke
Making Good Sidehill Putts
Short Putting Practice
Long Putting
Reading Greens
Long and Medium Putting Exercises
The Putting Doctor
Trouble Shots
Just Off the Green--Chipping/Putting
Short Chipping
Longer Chipping
Choosing a Sand Wedge
Making Friends with Your Sand Wedge
Short Pitching--20 Metres and Less
Choosing Your Club
Negotiating a Bank
Running and Punch Shots
Longer Pitching
Taking a Divot
Shortening the Pitch
Advanced Pitching
Basic Bunker Shots
Awkward Bunker Shots
Bunkers--Opening Face
Varying Your Distance
Downhill Shots
Uphill Shots
...and in a Bunker!
Sloping Lies
Why Fade Your Driver?
Drawing and Fading
Playing the Course
Strategy for Driving
Recovery Shots
Making the Right Decisions
Percentage Golf
Judging Distances
Bad Weather Blues
Positive Thinking
Practice and Winning
Practice Makes Perfect
The Value of Routine
Relaxation, Concentration and Trying Too Hard
Fear of Failure
Stroke play
Match play
So You Want to be a Winner?
Fit for the Course
Cards and Handicaps
Points from the Rules
More About the Rules
Credits and Acknowledgments
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