BEST golf books?
Posted 23 August 2017 - 05:48 PM
Would you mind sharing a bit more on this? I just started reading this book after reading another 'mind' book called Quantum Golf. I'm also a 12. How did this book affect your game? Thanks!
Edited by rorlieb, 23 August 2017 - 05:55 PM.
Posted 23 August 2017 - 05:49 PM
Posted 06 September 2017 - 01:01 AM
The Venturi Analysis -- Ken Venturi
Lesson Tee -- Jack Nicklaus
Five Lessons -- Ben Hogan
Practical Golf -- John Jacobs
How to Perfect Your Golf Swing -- Jimmy Ballard
Posted 06 September 2017 - 07:36 AM
The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever - Mark Frost
Slaying the Tiger - Shane Ryan
Missing Links - Rick Reilly
Into the Bear Pit: The Hard-hitting Inside Story of the Brookline Ryder Cup - Mark James
Out of the Rough: Inside the Ropes with the World's Greatest Golfers - Steve Williams (pretty good so far)
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Posted 05 October 2017 - 06:36 PM
The stories and characters are really good. It shows you where golf was compared to today. A must read for us older guys.
Posted 05 October 2017 - 08:26 PM
I love reading this book for the mentality it gives you and Floyd saying specifically that even if he had your game, he would still beat you 95% of the time because he's a better thinker on the course.
Now that outdoor golf is winding down (we had a freak snowstorm on Monday-3 inches, closed roads, high winds)I started re-reading Mr. Floyds book. Because my golf has changed, the book seems like a whole new read. I'm a slow swing ( and apparently a slow learner) and learned to hit a couple of high loft fairway woods this season. The part in the book I'm at is where Ray discusses swing speeds and use of FW's by slow swings.
Just finished the little red book for the second time. Damn. Did I even read this last year? Great stuff.
Posted 12 October 2017 - 08:09 AM
-Ben Hogan's five lessons, the modern fundamental of golf, by Ben Hogan
-The Greatest Game Ever Played, by Mark Frost
-The Making Of The Masters, by David Owen
-The golfing Machine, by Homer Kelley
-The Match, by Mark Frost
- Golf Anatomy, by Craig Davies, Vince DiSaia, cscs
-Golf Club Design,Fitting,Alteration & Repair. By Ralph Maltby 4th Edition
-Golf Club Repair in Pictures, by Ralph Maltby
-Golf Clubmaking and Repair , by CArl Paul
-Tommy's Honor, by Kevin Cook
--Arnie and Jack, by Ian O'connor
-Ben Hogan, An American Life, by James Dodson
Ben Hogan's five lessons is the only book which I have multiple copies. I believe the author had devour the truth of his "secret" in this book, however, others would not believe it because he did not emphasize enough of the most important ingredient in the formula. "Find It In The Dirt".
He did, find it for himself. But it could not be this simple, right ? And a secret is supposed to be a "short cut" which shouldn't require hours and days and months of refining the tools of the golf swing. The non-believer will never get it.
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