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Title Harvey Penick S Little Red Book
Author Harvey Penick
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date 1992-05-15
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 176
ISBN 9780671759926
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

A collection of wit and wisdom on golf offers practical advice to everyone from golf pros--including Tom Kite, Ben Crenshaw, and Sandra Palmer--to high-handicap amateurs. 20,000 first printing.

Title Harvey Penick s Little Green Golf Book
Author Harvey Penick
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1993
Category Golf
Total Pages 173
ISBN 0002184796
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Written by the author of The Little Red Golf Book, this volume picks up where the first book left off. It features the same blend of simple wisdom, sound golfing instruction and good common sense that made the previous title so popular with golfers of all ages and levels of ability.

Title Harvey Penick s Little Red Book
Author Harvey Penick
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date 2012-05-08
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 175
ISBN 9781451683219
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

A rerelease of a classic reference draws on decades of experience by the late renowned golf pro as documented in a small red notebook throughout his career, sharing practical, non-technical wisdom for players of any experience level on how to maximize golf skills.

Title Harvey Penick s Little Blue Golf Book
Author Harvey Penick
Publisher HarperCollins
Release Date 1995
Category Golf for women
Total Pages 188
ISBN 0002187159
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Half of all new golfers are women, and here Harvey Pennick directs his advice to meet the unique needs of the woman golfer.

Title Kathy Whitworth s Little Book of Golf Wisdom
Author Kathy Whitworth
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Release Date 2007-04-17
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 160
ISBN 9781602390225
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Tiger Woods? Ben Hogan? Annika Sorenstam? None of these amazing athletes knows more about winning golf tournaments than LPGA legend Kathy Whitworth. In the bestselling tradition of Harvey Penick's Little Red Book, long-time Penick student and World Golf Hall of Fame enshrinee Whitworth presents readers with tee-to-green advice gleaned from years of teaching and tournament golf. She amassed a whopping 88 professional wins in her career—a record for both men's and women's U.S. Tours. Small enough to fit inside your golf bag and with much of the simple, easy-to-understand, common-sense manner of Penick's classic books, Kathy Whitworth's Little Book of Golf Wisdom includes expert advice on playing one shot at a time; thinking your way around the golf course; the common traits of all champions; the importance of confidence, concentration, and learning in practice rounds; practicing trouble shots; bad-weather golf; pressure putting; and how to turn things around when you're playing badly. With its invaluable advice, this is an indispensable resource for any golfer. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. In addition to books on popular team sports, we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes and sports enthusiasts, including books on running, cycling, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, martial arts, golf, camping, hiking, aviation, boating, and so much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Harvey Penick by Kevin Robbins

Title Harvey Penick
Author Kevin Robbins
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date 2016-04-05
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 352
ISBN 9780544149076
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The first-ever biography of the iconic and beloved golf coach who caddied for Francis Ouimet, played with Ben Hogan, competed against Bobby Jones, shaped Ben Crenshaw, and distilled his golf wisdom into the Little Red Book, granting simplicity to a vexing yet beloved sport Millions of people were charmed by the homespun golf advice dispensed in Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book, a sports classic that went on to become the best-selling sports book of all time. Yet, beyond the Texas golf courses where Penick happily toiled for the better part of eight decades, few people knew the self-made golf pro who coaxed the best out of countless greats — Tom Kite, Ben Crenshaw, Betsy Rawls, Mickey Wright — all champions who considered Penick their coach and lifelong friend. In Harvey Penick, Kevin Robbins tells the story of this legendary steward of the game. From his first job as a caddie at age eight to his ascendance to head golf pro at the esteemed Austin Country Club to his playing days when he competed with Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen to his mentorship of some of golf’s finest players, Penick studied every nuance of the game. Along the way, he scribbled his observations and anecdotes, tips and tricks, and genuine love of the sport in his little red book, which ultimately became a gift to golfers everywhere. Part elegy to golf’s greatest teacher, part inquiry into his simple, impactful teachings, part history of golf over the past century, Harvey Penick is an exquisitely written sports biography.

Title The Little Red Book of Golf Wisdom
Author Niels Aaboe
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date 2013-04-20
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 224
ISBN 9781626362635
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The Little Red Book of Golf Wisdom is packed full of thoughtful and witty quotes on the game that has maddened, excited, and delighted generations of players and fans alike. Golfing legends, literary giants, celebrities, and politicians offer pithy and memorable comments on the sport that A. A. Milne once described as “the best game in the world at which to be bad.” Read musings on golf from such noteworthy folks as: • John Updike • Bill Clinton • Ben Hogan • Annika Sorenstam • Rex Lardner • Tiger Woods • Jack Nicklaus • P.G. Wodehouse • Althea Gibson • And hundreds of others! The Little Red Book of Golf Wisdom will entertain, instruct, and capture the essence of the game that has an irresistible hold on anyone connected with it—whether as a participant or a spectator. There’s a reason why people all over the world are drawn to a game that can easily break one’s heart. This book tells you why.

Title Phil Gordon s Little Green Book
Author Phil Gordon
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date 2009-11-24
Category Games & Activities
Total Pages 320
ISBN 1439188092
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Phil Gordon plays poker with the best players in the world. He has won -- and lost -- in tournaments and cash games around the globe, all the while studying the game and learning from every hand dealt. As the resident expert and cohost of Celebrity Poker Showdown, Phil has quickly become one of the most sought-after teachers of No Limit Texas Hold'em. It's a tough game. But anyone can become a winning player with the right amount of courage, patience, aggression, observation, and, perhaps most important, dedication to becoming a better player. After fifteen years of keeping notes on the things he's learned, the greats he's played with, and the celebrities he's taught, Phil Gordon has poured every single thing he knows about No Limit Texas Hold'em into this little green book. Taking a page from Harvey Penick's bestselling book of golf wisdom, Phil plays the role of both teacher and student, offering up insightful tips on how to think about poker and how to develop a singular style of play. Through philosophy, psychology, strategy, math, and the knowledge gleaned from playing poker with everyone from T. J. Cloutier and Phil Ivey to Hank Azaria and Ben Affleck, Phil breaks down the game into enlightening instructional tidbits and illustrative anecdotes that inspire the kind of persistence and motivation necessary to improve your game. A book to rank with Doyle Brunson's Super System and David Sklansky's The Theory of Poker, Phil Gordon's Little Green Book deserves a spot on the shelf of every serious student of the game.

Title The Four Magic Moves to Winning Golf
Author Joe Dante
Publisher Main Street Books
Release Date 2009-03-25
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 196
ISBN 9780307525321
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The legendary golf instructional, available again. This is, along with Harvey Penick's Little Red Book, THE book Golf professionals turn to. "Thirty years ago I was recommending Joe Dante's book The Four Magic Moves To Winning Golf as a must read for aspiring PGA professionals. What Dante said in '62 has influenced many of the game's finest teachers. Dante was a visionary."--Gary Wiren, author of New Golf Mind When published, The Four Magic Moves To Winning Golf radically changed the way many players thought about the golf swing. Dante's system showed how simple it was to improve one's game, and at the same time gave the golfer one of the most comprehensive analyses of swing mechanics ever published. Now, thirty-three years after its original publication, Main Street is proud to reissue this classic instructional. Dante begins by sweeping out all the misconceptions of the game. "If good golf is to be learned and the poor player is to improve, a purging must take place, painful as it may be." Dante discusses a few basics of grip and stance, and then he gets to the heart of his book, the four magic moves. As he reveals each of the moves, Dante focuses on the physical checkpoints so that any golfer can make sure that his or her swing is on the right track. The Four Magic Moves To Winning Golf is straightforward and easy to understand, yet unlike other golf books it is irreverent and audacious in its approach to mastering the game. The publication of this rediscovered classic is sure to establish Joe Dante's reputation as one of golf's greatest teachers.

Title Harvey Penick s Little Red Book
Author Harvey Penick
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1994
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 86
ISBN 0671998420
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

With more than 1.5 million copies in print, Harvey Penick's Little Red Book (the bestselling sports book ever) and its bestselling companion, And If You Play Golf, You're My Friend, have become classic must-reads for anyone who has ever picked up a club and taken to the links. Here are both books in one gift-boxed set--the perfect gift for every golfer.

Title Ben Hogan s Five Lessons
Author Ben Hogan
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date 1985-09-20
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 127
ISBN 9780671612979
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The professional golfer provides tips on the grip, stance, and swing of successful golf shots

Zen Golf by Joseph Parent

Title Zen Golf
Author Joseph Parent
Publisher Doubleday
Release Date 2002-06-18
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 224
ISBN 9780385507158
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The best players know that golf is a game of confidence, and most important, concentration–the ability to focus and block out distraction. The goal of achieving clear thought is also at the heart of Buddhist teachings. In his highly original and groundbreaking book, noted PGA coach and Buddhist instructor, Dr. Joseph Parent, draws on this natural connection and teaches golfers how to clear their minds, achieve ultimate focus, and play in the moment for each shot. Zen Golf presents a simple system for building “mental game mastery.” Dr Parent’s unique PAR Approach (focusing on Preparation, Action, and Response to Results) guides golfers with specific techniques for each aspect of their games. In chapters such as “How to Get From the Practice Tee to the First Tee”, “You Produce What You Fear”, and “How to Enjoy a Bad Round of Golf”, the author shares a personal teaching regimen that has helped improve the games of professionals and amateurs alike. By combining classic insights and stories from Zen tradition, Zen Golf helps eliminate the mental distractions that routinely cause poor shots and loss of concentration, allowing golfers to feel in “the zone” that professionals have learned to master. Clear, concise, and enlightening, Zen Golf shows golfers how to prepare for, execute, and equally important, respond the results of any golf shot. A different approach to golf instruction, this book shapes ancient philosophies into new teachings.

Title Harvey Penick s Little Red Book
Author Harvey Penick
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Release Date 1999-05-19
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 176
ISBN 0684859246
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

A collection of wit and wisdom offers practical advice to everyone from golf pros to high-handicap amateurs

The Downhill Lie by Carl Hiaasen

Title The Downhill Lie
Author Carl Hiaasen
Publisher Vintage
Release Date 2009
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 207
ISBN 9780307280459
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Recounts the author's return to golf after quitting the game in college, describing how he purchased a set of clubs, practiced for eighteen long months, and agreed to compete in a tournament against much more talented players.

Title A Fairway to Heaven
Author Tom Kite
Publisher William Morrow
Release Date 1997-08-20
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 160
ISBN 0688146724
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The late Harvey Penick always told Tom Kite, "Take dead aim for the pin." In this unique memoir, Kite, captain of this year's U.S. Ryder Cup Team, tells the story of Penick, the greatest teacher golf has ever known, his golf secrets, and how he taught them; of Kite's own friendly rivalry with Ben Crenshaw; and of the special relationship enjoyed by all three men. In the same direct way he plays the game, Kite reveals who Harvey Penick really was, his humility and wisdom, and how he became a legend whose Little Red Book remains golf's biggest bestseller and the bible for golfers everywhere. With equal candor Kite takes us inside the world of golf: the dramas and pressures of the Ryder Cup, the rigors and mind games of the Tour, and the arrival of the amazing Tiger Woods. Not just another golf book, this is the story of the bonding of generations--the teacher who recently died at the age of ninety and two of the world's best golfers.

How I Play Golf by Tiger Woods

Title How I Play Golf
Author Tiger Woods
Publisher Grand Central Publishing
Release Date 2011-04-08
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9781455500482
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

For the first time, champion Tiger Woods reveals the five secrets to his amazing success--a combination of physical, metaphysical and psychological practices he uses daily to keep his game in top shape.

Golf My Way by Jack Nicklaus

Title Golf My Way
Author Jack Nicklaus
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date 2007-11-01
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 304
ISBN 9781416595960
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Hailed as a classic and read everywhere golf is played, Golf My Way has sold more than 2 million copies worldwide since it was first published in 1974. Finally, Jack Nicklaus, golf's leading master, definitively covers the whole of his game through a lifetime of greatness. Golf My Way presents an all-inclusive, A-to-Z explanation of how this greatest of champions thinks about and plays the game. · New introduction, endpiece, and illustrations · Brand-new chapters discussing the changes in Nicklaus's outlook and techniques · Reflections on the differences in tournament golf today compared with when Nicklaus joined the PGA tour in 1962 · Advice on the mental elements of improved playing that are not directly related to ball-striking or shot-making

Title The Little Green Book of Tennis
Author Tom Parham
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2015-04-17
Category
Total Pages 188
ISBN 1503559041
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Golf is a disease, not a game. Especially when you take the game up in your fifties, as I did. After a series of injuries stopped my recreational tennis play, and my retirement from a lifetime of coaching and teaching tennis, I tried golf. It didn't take long to realize it was not an easy endeavor. Someone said, "You can't learn anything from a golf book, but you have to read a lot of golf books to find that out!" I found the gurus of golf instruction: Ledbetter, Pelz, and Hogan, who was said to have written the book with the secret! I did find one that really attracted me but in a somewhat different way.

Grounds For Golf by Geoff Shackelford

Title Grounds for Golf
Author Geoff Shackelford
Publisher Macmillan
Release Date 2003-04-24
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9781429964234
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Golfers dream of playing the legendary courses of the game: St. Andrews, Augusta National, Pinehurst, Pebble Beach. And anyone who has played the royal and ancient sport is an armchair architect at heart. From alterations for their home course to visions of their very own backyard dream course, most golfers would love to test their hands at course design. What makes certain courses timeless? Unlike the venues of other popular recreational sports like tennis and racquetball, whose playing fields are bound by strict measurements that do not vary, each golf course is unique. Offering an endless topographical variety, from short to long, flat or hilly, wet or dry, every course represents a compelling blend of risks versus rewards, with decisions and challenges to test every golfer's game and mental toughness. Combining Geoff Shackelford's informative narrative with detailed illustrations by architect Gil Hanse, Grounds for Golf explains the fundamentals of golf course design in an understandable and entertaining style. Modern photographs, anecdotal sidebars, and witty quotations augment a course design primer that will enhance readers' enjoyment of golf's lore while introducing the fundamentals of course design. By explaining the golf course from the ground up, Grounds for Golf will not only help readers in their understanding of the game, but will help their games themselves.

Title Dave Pelz s Putting Bible
Author Dave Pelz
Publisher Doubleday Books
Release Date 2000
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 394
ISBN 9780385500241
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Combines step-by-step drawings and photographs with detailed instruction in the author's techniques to provide a master class in the art of putting and offers advice on everything from perfecting the set-up to reading a tricky green.