Aimed at those looking for a concise introduction to the popular game, this handbook is ideal for beginning golfers. Emphasizing the fun side of the sport in both learning and playing, this reference covers getting started, equipment tips, and official rules, and concludes with a firsthand account of learning the game, a historical overview, and a glossary of terms. Illustrating the basics of the sport with a striking array of photographs, this updated edition evaluates the ins and outs of golfing with flair. Doug Werner is the author of the bestselling Start-Up Sports (R) series. He is also the author of Adopting in China, Fighting Fit, Fitness Training for Girls, Skateboarding: Book of Tricks, and Skateboarding: New Levels. He lives in San Diego.
"New golfers having trouble learning the game's nuances should pick up "Golfer's Start-Up: A Beginner's Guide to Golf", which does an excellent job presenting concepts simply and concisely. Author Doug Werner's lighthearted, engaging style emphasizes fun in both learning and playing." --"Golf Magazine"
"Start-Up Sports(R) tackles the hottest sports. Forthright. Simple." --"Library Journal"
Series: Start-Up Sports
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st July 2010
Publisher: Tracks Publishing,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 14.0 x 21.5
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised