Golf tips and advice to help you ... * develop a great swing and drive with the confidence of the top players * achieve short, mid and long iron shot success even from the most testing of lies * pitch and chip your approach shots to within an inch of a hole *cope with the trials and tribulations of the bunker like the great Gary Player *develop that perfect putting stroke to secure that match-winning birdie Everyone who plays golf longs to improve their game. This book, written by renowned PGA coach, John Cook, is packed with great tips to help you do just that. His fabulous tips and tricks are from a lifetime of playing and coaching, making the book fun and informative. From solving the slice to perfecting the putt, this delightful addition to the golf bag has it all!
The Great Ocean Road region - the southwest coastline of Victoria - is simply extraordinary. This book unlocks the sights, activities and background context for visitors and locals - using maps, pictures and words. It is for everyone who is interested in exploring and learning about the region from Geelong to Portland. Sustainability depends first on knowledge, second on discerning customers and communities, and third on responsible businesses. This book features a number of businesses that are responding to the challenge, and: * details on hundreds of accessible sights * maps and information on over fify sustainable activities including beach and surf guides, walking track notes, national parks and reserves and over fifty cities, towns and villages with more than sixty heritage sites. * fascinating background context including environmental issues, Aboriginal and European heritage, geology, ecosystems, flora and fauna.
Millions of children are getting into golf all over the world. Golf offers your child unparalleled opportunities -- world travel, money for college, great career choices. However young players sometimes suffer burnout, injury, and other specific problems, ruining their love of the game and desires to keep playing. How to motivate kids to go back, practice after practice. When to focus exclusively on golf. Save on lessons, find scholarships and sponsors. How to pursue college golf and a career in professional golf. Gain insight into golf organisations and agents. Have fun along the way at the best golf camps and resorts. Golf Guide for Parents and Players unveils the secrets of success for junior and college golf, the professional tour and beyond. Whether your child is 2 or 18, just starting, has played some golf, or is already a champion -- this book will provide a chockfull of practical answers and new ideas. Whether you are a player, a golf playing parent or a parent curious about golf, this book will empower you to get the most out of the game leading you down some amazing fairways, teeing up some big dreams, and driving you toward an exhilarating golfing life.
This book carries a foreword by Sean Connery. Scotland gave golf to the world. With more golf courses per head than any other country, it is still a golfer's paradise. They range from remote honesty box clubs to superb Open Championship courses and the busy clubs of the towns. Scotland's strength is the vast range of enjoyable and historic courses throughout the land which welcome visitors, be they players of professional standard or recreational golfers who play only for the love of the game. Previous editions of this vastly popular guide have introduced thousands to the game in Scotland. It covers the history of Scottish golf, its best courses, and gives helpful information and advice about all aspects of play in the home of golf. This new edition is greatly expanded from an informative guide to a full-scale golfing miscellany. David Hamilton has added fascinating lists, details of extraordinary and dramatic golfing feats, tales about funny and tragic incidents on the golf course, statistics about leading golfers and championships and quirky facts and figures that show the rich diversity of Scotland's national sport. As well as being a practical companion for beginners and visiting players, "The Scottish Golf Guide" is now the ideal gift for the golf nuts in the family.
A guide to the best beaches, restaurants, casinos and shopping—and everything else—that the Bahamas has to offer. Explorer's Guide The Bahamas: A Great Destination treads confidently where other guidebooks stop short: it goes past the beaches, casinos, and duty-free shops to bring you into ancestral lands, fishing settlements, goat farms, conch shacks, theaters, and art galleries. The Bahamas’ clear waters and multihued coral reefs are gifts just waiting to be unwrapped.
Teaching golf’s subtle nuances, enabling the golfer of any level to enjoy the game to its fullest. While there are shelves of books on swing mechanics, this is the one guide that teaches what you really need to know to play golf—especially handling the social nuances and getting the most enjoyment from the game both on and off the course. Whether a duffer or a scratch player, The Intelligent Golfer will teach you something about the game and where and how it can best be played. Golf expert Scott Martin explains the finer points of dressing for the game, choosing the right equipment, on- and off-course etiquette, planning the ultimate golf adventure, and dealing with golf disasters. The Intelligent Golfer will put you at ease and answer all of your golf questions in a straightforward and humorous way—making the game of golf a lot more fun.If your boss invites you to play at his club, where should you change your shoes? If a client asks you to attend a golf tournament, what should you wear and how should your spouse or partner dress? What should you do if you are at a club and the person you are playing with asks you to concede a four-foot putt on the 18th green? Perhaps you are thinking about a golf trip to Scotland and don't know where to start (or finish). From the Hardcover edition.
The funny stuff comes from humor columnist David Grimes, who reminds us- not to "putt" rules before golfing fun- why golfers should hit balls, not bottle- how to press a Nassau without getting skinned- how to cope with unspeakable hardships like the laws of physics
A complete guide to the populous Mexican capitol and surrounding areas. Welcome to Mexico City, the oldest city in the Americas and one of the most fascinating cities in the world. Zain Dean introduces you to its unique mix of ancient empire and modern, sophisticated society: “If you’re willing to brave its often misunderstood exterior,” he writes, “you’ll be rewarded by a city that has been fascinating adventurers, wanderers, and explorers for thousands of years.” Mexico’s capital and its environs offer pre-Hispanic ruins and magnificent temples, as well as ritzy retreats, spectacular volcanoes, and picturesque historic areas. You’ll also find dining, shopping, and accommodations to suit every budget. Sections thoughtfully and thoroughly cover the myths and realities of travel in Mexico, language and monetary concerns, and health and safety issues. More than 100 photographs and detailed maps round out the package, making this guidebook an indispensable resource.
Golf, A Very Peculiar History' takes a sideways look at one of Britain's greatest exports, tracing its history from the earliest ball-in-hole games right up to the scandals that rock its current celebrities and tournaments, with a fair few mulligans in between. From its origins as a strictly men-only, exclusive sport, golf has matured a great deal through the ages and has distanced itself from the elitist pursuit it once was, today allowing players from all creeds and sexes. This ebook takes a look at how these prejudices have (sometimes) been overcome, while indulging you with some of the bizarrest stories known to the world of golf. Just remember, it's not always the caddie's fault...