If all you're trying to do is fix your swing, you can probably find better books for that. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. To be truthful I don't think they have done a lot to improve the way I play golf, at least not from a technical standpoint. Harvey Penick was a renowned golf pro who began his career at the Austin Texas Country Club as a caddie. Bookseller: , Washington, United States. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
To be truthful I don't think they have done a lot to improve the way I play golf, at least not from a technical standpoint. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. With the memory and spirit of his longtime friend and mentor to guide him, he became the second oldest Masters champion, winning his second Masters at the age of 43. I refer to it often and should study it more, as I am always re-discovering some bit of wisdom in there, whether it be about golf or about life. And, as in the previous volume, Penick's deep love for the game and his delight in teaching shine through every word. After high school graduation he was promoted to head professional in 1923, where he remained until 1973. He relates the tale of a player from Houston who had only one flaw in his game -- that his scores were too high -- and who exploded with anger when Penick told him so.
Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. It features the same blend of simple wisdom, sound golfing instruction, and good common sense that has made the Little Red Book so popular with golfers of all ages and levels of ability. I finished this book in 2001 and almost immediately trimmed 10 strokes off my golf game. Take Pleasure in ItFlavor That LastsThe Oracle SpeaksA Story by HelenAnother CallToss ItAn IronyThe First ChoiceA Strange WorldLook Here FirstToward a Stronger GripAll You Need to Know About the Wrist CockHigher AspectsA Method for MadnessMaking a ComebackA DistinctionPreacher MannThe Reason for ItFrom the FringeSouth of the BorderThe Lay UpTommy Wins the OpenA Story by Christy KiteMake Up Your MindThe California WomanThe JudgeKeep It MovingThe Learning GameA Story by Tom KiteThe True WayClub SelectionA Special ClubA Golfer's PrayerGive Luck a ChanceThe BenchA Teacher's GuideMusings on RulingsWilmer's WoesThe Power of Negative ThinkingThe ChampionPractice It FirstWrongheaded HusbandsChildrenCrosshandersThe Left ArmThe Secret of the Golf SwingHit It HardBrand-Name AimingSlices and HooksPressureThe ErraticsHow to Stop the BleedingThe Dashing DemaretLuckSweet but IncompletePaula Granoff's StoryIndoor TeachingMasters MannersA Golfer's PoemWasting Your TimeMr. And the only time I ever heard him use a really bad word was when he served as chair of the handicap committee at the club he belonged to.
Aminex -- An inexhaustible subject -- A tip -- The fee -- Timing -- Time to move -- Mr. What I enjoy is his simple telling of tales and how he manages to entertain us with a little subtle humour, a great deal of modesty while spicing each tale with a little of his wisdom, which in deed, he has a lot of. Although the game of golf was a major part of my life in years past, it was never important enough to pay attention to this type of coaching. Penick's words remind golfers everywhere that, in the end, golf is less about celebrity and endorsements and stuffy business sponsors and all about each individual golfer as he or she battles it out on the home course. And, as in the previous volume, Penick's deep love for the game and his delight in teaching shine through on every page.
Penick, who became a club pro in the early '20s and achieved fame as the coach of the University of Texas golf team, is joined again by Shrake for more of what put their The Little Red Book on the bestseller lists: tips for links lovers whether pro or duffer. After 1973, Penick continued teaching at the club. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. As I understand it Harvey Penick was one of the most highly regarded people and golf instructors in history. AminexAn Inexhaustible SubjectA TipThe FeeTimingTime to MoveMr.
My PrayerTraining AidsNecessitySumming UpGame of Honor. Strongly recommended, however, for all who love and appreciate the greatest game man or God ever invented. It features the same blend of simple wisdom, sound golfing instruction, and good common sense that has made the Little Red Book so popular with golfers of all ages and levels of ability. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. He was the golf coach at the University of Texas from 1931 to 1963, coaching the Longhorns to 21 Southwest Conference titles in 33 years, including 20 out of 23 seasons from 1932 to 1954. Before wrapping it, I read some of the stories and was truly moved. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
Make sure you get it first. . Then if you want to add this one, it's like icing on the cake. Late in life, he became a best-selling writer. Telephone LessonStill the Most Dreaded ShotReassuranceA Future in GolfThe Sweet SpotPlaying HurtThe Feeling of FarIn the EyesIn the MindOld FamiliarGovernor HobbyLife in the MindMy First LessonA Soft WedgeThe ExaminationClub FittingThe Best HandsA Hard JobMr.
Product Description Since the publication of Harvey Penick's Little Red Book, the world has almost literally beaten a path to Harvey Penick's door. This one has some endearing golf stories and some tips as well, but the first one is a priceless reference and full of things to encourage golfers at any level. The authors' advice is to keep it simple, to rely on common sense and to practice enough so that play even in important games is almost instinctive. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Penick tells the story of his son-in-law's first golf lesson, a story with a twist right out of O.
I don't play golf, but I've listened to my father's golf stories for fifteen years. Other outstanding players he coached include: Sandra Palmer, Judy Kimball, Terry Dill, Don Massengale, Rik Massengale, Davis Love, Jr. What I enjoy is his simple telling of tales and how he manages to entertain us with a little subtle humour, a great deal of modesty while spicing each tale with a little of his wisdom, which in deed, he has a lot of. And I will reread Harvey's books every year just to remind myself again, why I love golf. Disclaimer:An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. The book is really a collection of short stories, lessons, and musings of one of golf's great coaches.