Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book. Lessons And Teachings From by Harvey Penick

By Harvey Penick

(This version can be just like the retail edition)

Before titanium drivers, prior to outsized heads and bubble shafts, ahead of digital structures to inform you ways some distance you're from the pin, golfing was once a lot a similar online game it truly is at the present time. the teachings Harvey Penick taught within the pre-gadget days nonetheless stand. The golfing swing is essentially a similar, and Penick may possibly educate it greater than anybody.

For so much of his existence, he by no means meant to put up his Little purple publication, a pc of golfing knowledge and anecdotes that he compiled with the concept that he'd cross it directly to his son. yet, for the sake of background, it's an exceptional factor that he replaced his brain. Contained in its a hundred seventy five pages is simply approximately all you want to learn about golfing from a technical point of view, besides Penick's important thoughts of operating with well-known execs, instructing absolute nobodies to get the ball within the air, and discovering a horde of bat guano and hauling it throughout city in a pickup truck to fertilize his golfing course.

This e-book makes you are feeling reliable approximately taking part in golfing, that you're a part of whatever steeped in ritual and secret and culture, and that the sport used to be performed completely good earlier than perimeter-weighted, graphite-shafted irons got here alongside.

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