Best Golf Books
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1. Ben Hogan's Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf
Author: by Ben Hogan
Published at: Touchstone (September 20, 1985)
A timeless classic with nearly one million copies in print, Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons outlines the building blocks of winning golf from one of the all-time masters of the sportfully illustrated with drawings and diagrams to improve your game instantly.
Ben Hogan, one of the greatest golfers in the history of the sport, believed that any golfer with average coordination can learn to break eightyif one applies oneself patiently and intelligently. With the techniques revealed in this classic book, you can learn how to make your game work from tee to green, step-by-step and stroke by stroke.
In each chapter, a different experience-tested fundamental is explained and demonstrated with clear illustrationsas though Hogan were giving you a personal lesson with the same skill and precision that made him a legend. Whether you’re a novice player or an experienced pro, Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons is a must-have reference for anyone who knows that fundamentals are where champions begin.
2. Talking to GOATs: The Moments You Remember and the Stories You Never Heard
Author: by Jim Gray
Published at: William Morrow (November 10, 2020)
The twentieth anniversary edition of this classic workthe bestselling golf instruction book of all time and hailed as the golfer’s equivalent of The Elements of Style (The New York Times)includes a new introduction by a prominent golfer, twenty new illustrations, and never-before-published materials from the Penick family archives.
The most beloved golf book of all time, Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book has become required reading for all players and fans of the game, from beginners to seasoned pros. The legendary Harvey Penick, whom Sports Illustrated called the Socrates of the golf world, began his golfing career as a caddie in Austin, Texas, at the age of eight, and over the course of nearly a century worked with an amazing array of champions.
In this classic book, which is named for the red notebook he always kept, Penick’s simple, direct, practical wisdom pares away the hypertechnical jargon that’s grown up around the golf swing, and lets all golfers, whatever their level, play their best.
4. Golf Is Not a Game of Perfect
Author: by Bob Rotella
Published at: Downtown Press; New edition (June 1, 2004)
The bestselling book from Dr Bob Rotella, one of the world’s leading golf performance consultants, for the first time in paperback.
5. Remarkable Golf Courses
Author: by Iain T. Spragg
Published at: Pavilion; Illustrated edition (May 1, 2018)
Remarkable Golf Courses encompasses the extremes of the sport from the highest golf course in La Paz, Bolivia, to the lowest, in Death Valley, USA; from the most northerly in the Arctic Circle to the most southerly in Tierra del Fuego.
The many quirks of the golfing world are covered, such as the 18th green the other side of the River Lea which is serviced by an electric ferry, or the LA golf course that has its own funicular railway, or the floating golf hole in Idaho, where it’s not just the pin position that’s changed every day, it’s the distance from the shore!
Golf courses that feature neolithic standing stones (Scotland), Roman roads (England), and ruined medieval castles (Wales) take their place alongside the old temples of Delhi or a UNESCO World Heritage bridge that is used to link the 9th and 10th at Angkor Wat.
There are the beloved classic courses of St. Andrews, Carnoustie, Royal St. George and Westward Ho!. There are spectacular golf courses hewn out of the Nevada and Arizona desert, green oases in a cactus-strewn, rocky landscape, along with Hawaiian courses fringed by barren black lava flows.
6. Zen Golf: Mastering the Mental Game
Author: by Dr. Joseph Parent
Doubleday; 1st edition (May 14, 2002)
The best players know that golf is a game of confidence, and most important, concentrationthe 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.
7. The Practice Manual: The Ultimate Guide for Golfers
Author: by Mr Adam Young
Published at: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1st edition (January 25, 2015)
Featured on THE GOLF CHANNEL* A golf best-seller in the USA, UK, Canada, Germany and France – This book is the most comprehensive guide to improving your Golf EVER! With golfers around the World hitting the driving ranges and not improving, it is time to do something different It’s time to do something better.
Using information from the latest in motor learning research, you will discover the key ingredients which make the ultimate practice plan. You will also find out where you have been going wrong all these years, and be able to quickly change for the better.
If you are a keen golfer who likes to practice, or if you are an aspiring Tour Pro or College player, this book is a necessity. For Golf Coaches around the World, this book will transform the way you teach golf forever.
IF YOU LOVE GOLF, YOU WILL LOVE THIS BOOK LEARN ABOUT Ball Flight Laws Developing Skill SIPFATS the key to improving quickly The truth about Consistency Differential and Variable Practice How to guarantee results with Performance Training And much more……
8. The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever
Author: by Mark Frost
Published at: Hachette Books; Reprint edition (March 17, 2009)
In 1956, a casual bet between two millionaires eventually pitted two of the greatest golfers of the era – Byron Nelson and Ben Hogan – against top amateurs Harvie Ward and Ken Venturi.The year: 1956. Decades have passed since Eddie Lowery came to fame as the ten-year-old caddie to U.S.
Open Champion Francis Ouimet. Now a wealthy car dealer and avid supporter of amateur golf, Lowery has just made a bet with fellow millionaire George Coleman. Lowery claims that two of his employees, amateur golfers Harvie Ward and Ken Venturi, cannot be beaten in a best-ball match, and challenges Coleman to bring any two golfers of his choice to the course at 10 a.M.
The next day to settle the issue. Coleman accepts the challenge and shows up with his own power team: Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson, the game’s greatest living professionals, with fourteen major championships between them. In Mark Frost’s peerless hands, complete with the recollections of all the participants, the story of this immortal foursome and the game they played that day-legendarily known in golf circles as the greatest private match ever played-comes to life with powerful, emotional impact and edge-of-your-seat suspense.
9. Tiger Woods
Author: by Jeff Benedict
Published at: Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition (April 2, 2019)
The inspiration for the HBO documentary from Academy Awardwinning producer Alex Gibney. The #1 New York Times bestseller based on years of reporting and interviews with more than 250 people from every corner of Tiger Woods’s lifethis comprehensive, propulsiveand unsparing (The New Yorker) biography is an ambitious 360-degree portrait of golf’s most scrutinized figurebrimming with revealing details (Golf Digest).
In 2009, Tiger Woods was the most famous athlete on the planet, a transcendent star of almost unfathomable fame and fortune living what appeared to be the perfect life. But it turned out he had been living a double life for yearsone that exploded in the aftermath of a Thanksgiving night crash that exposed his serial infidelity and sent his personal and professional lives over a cliff.
In this searing biography of golf’s most blazing talent (GOLF magazine), Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian dig deep behind the headlines to produce a richly reported answer to the question that has mystified millions of sports fans for nearly a decade: who is Tiger Woods, really?
10. Fix Your Body, Fix Your Swing: The Revolutionary Biomechanics Workout Program Used by Tour Pros
Author: by Joey Diovisalvi
Published at: Golf Products Investments, LLC; First edition (January 1, 2015)
It’s time you had a smooth, fluid swing like PGA Tour prosGolf tips and swing advice can only take you so far. In order to truly correct a flawed swing, the causes of the problems must be treated, not the symptoms.
A bad swing doesn’t always mean that you’re doing things wrong-it’s just that your body isn’t letting you do things right. By understanding and changing your body you’ll be able to correct your mechanics naturally so you can take your game to the next level.
With the exact workouts used by some of the Tour’s best golfers, as well as input and advice straight from the players themselves, this revolutionary golf-fitness book incorporates the latest in biomechanics research to fix swing flaws while strengthening the body’s core and improving strength and balance to help golfers of all levels swing more like the pros.
Beginning with assessments that determine where a golfer’s body is too tight, not strong enough or out of balance, Fix Your Body, Fix Your Swing then provides specific, easy-to-follow exercises that correct whatever problems or limitations were revealed in the assessments.
11. Dave Pelz's Short Game Bible: Master the Finesse Swing and Lower Your Score (Dave Pelz Scoring Game)
Author: by Dave Pelz
Published at: Broadway Books; 1st edition (May 11, 1999)
“He who rules the short game collects the gold.”Dave Pelz’s Golden Rule of GolfFed up with trying to imitate the pros, buying the latest expensive equipment, and seeing your handicap stay the same? The first book by bestselling author and internationally revered golf instructor Dave Pelz since Putt Like the Pros, his bestselling classic, Dave Pelz’s Short Game Bible can show you the way to lower scores by improving your short game.
The result of decades of scientific research studying thousands of golfers, Dave’s philosophy is as simple as it is revolutionary and groundbreaking: Instead of practicing the wrong things the right way, or the right things the wrong way, Pelz shows you how to find your own personal weaknesses and how to improve them to efficiently lower your scores.
Packed with all the knowledge, charts, and photos needed to learn from the master, Dave Pelz’s Short Game Bible is the essential book for every golfer who’s looking to improve his or her game. A former physicist for NASA, Dave brings a scientific rigor to his research and instruction that has made him the top short-game expert in the world.
12. A Course Called Ireland: A Long Walk in Search of a Country, a Pint, and the Next Tee
Author: by Tom Coyne
Published at: Avery; Reprint edition (February 2, 2010)
Columbia Business School professor Mark Broadie’s paradigm-shifting approach that uses statistics and golf analytics to transform the game. Mark Broadie is at the forefront of a revolutionary new approach to the game of golf. What does it take to drop ten strokes from your golf score?
What part of Tiger Woods’ game makes him a winner? Traditional golf stats can’t answer these questions. Broadie, a professor at Columbia Business School, helped the PGA Tour develop its cutting-edge strokes gained putting stat. In this eye-opening new book, Broadie uses analytics from the financial world to uncover the secrets of the game of golf.
He crunches mountains of data to show both professional and amateur golfers how to make better decisions on the course. This eagerly awaited resource is for any player who wants to understand the pros, improve golf skills, and make every shot count.
14. The Single Plane Golf Swing: Play Better Golf the Moe Norman Way
Author: by Todd Graves
Published at: Brown Books Publishing Group; 2nd ed. edition (March 3, 2015)
The mysterious and reclusive genius Moe Norman is acknowledged as the best ball-striker in the history of golf by many of the game’s greats. The Single Plane Golf Swing: Play Better Golf the Moe Norman Way reveals the secrets of the swing that enabled him to hit the ball solidly with unerring accuracy and consistency-every time.
Norman’s simple, efficient, and easily understood Single Plane Swing has improved the games of thousands of golfers. Golf professional Todd Graves, known as ”Little Moe” and regarded as the world authority on Norman’s swing, comprehensively teaches readers the mechanics, drills, and feelings of the Single Plane Swing that Moe called ”The Feeling of Greatness.” Graves shares Norman’s brilliant insights and liberating approach to the game and demonstrates why the conventional ”tour” swing is too complex and frustrating for the majority of amateurs.
Illustrated with more than 300 photographs and written with Tim O’Connor, Norman’s biographer, the book also engagingly tells Norman’s bittersweet life story and explores the teacher-student bond forged between Norman and his protg Graves.
Rules of Golf: A Handy Fast Guide to Golf Rules 2019 (Pocket Sized Edition)
Author: by Team Golfwell
Published at: Independently published (April 9, 2019)
If you want to easily know the rules, then this book is for you. The most major changes in 30 years to the Rules of Golf went into effect on January 1, 2019. This Guide is 4″ x 6″ edition to the Rules of Golf gives you a clear and quick overview of the Rules of Golf and the recent changes which most commonly come into play when you need a fast answer.
This pocket-sized edition fits easily into your bag. Also available in 6″ x 9″ edition – Amazon Books (ASIN 1090649339). This book covers stroke and match play and is divided into 7 sections: Before Starting Play, Tee Area, General Area (Fairway & Rough, etc., Relief in the General Area, Penalty Areas, Bunkers, and Greens.
Some rules are repeated in several of the 7 sections for easy reference. The next several pages, QUICK RULES SUMMARY will answer most rule questions in seconds with more information shown in the page reference. You don’t have to remember all the rules if you keep this guide handy or on your phone for fast answers to rule questions.