Develop a consistent swing and master every shot on your way to a lower handicap. Golf: Steps to Success provides detailed, progressive instruction with accompanying full-color photos for every shot: putts, chip shots, and pitch shots as well as shots from the fairway, tee box, bunker, rough, and bad lies.
Practice and improve your shot making with over 100 drills that feature a scoring system for gauging and accelerating your progress. After building a solid skill base, improve the mental side of your game: Learn to select the right club, analyze ball flight, overcome tough lies and shots in the rough, and manage stress and emotions to raise your level of play and enjoyment of the game.
This self-paced learning tool allows you to develop a solid overall game and build on any initial golf lessons you may have had. As part of the popular Steps to Success Sport Series—with more than 1.8 million copies sold—Golf: Steps to Success is the guide you’ll find most valuable not only on the practice range and green but also on every hole you play.
Table of Contents
Step 1 Putting the Ball Into the Hole
Step 2 Setting Up for the Shot
Step 3 Chipping to the Green
Step 4 Pitching From Farther Away
Step 5 Taking a Full Swing
Step 6 Ball Flight, Shot Patterns, and Club Selection
Step 7 Overcoming Difficult Lies and Shots From the Rough
Step 8 Escaping From Bunkers
Step 9 Practice to Improve Performance
Step 10 Managing the Course
Step 11 The Mental Game of Golf
Step 12 Continuing to Improve
“The second edition of Golf: Steps to Success is rich in content, well organized, and very applicable. Paul Schempp and Peter Mattsson know how to develop golfers.”
Pia Nilsson-- Professional Golfer and Coach, Coach and Mentor to Annika Sörenstam
AncillariesAll ancillary materials for this text are FREE to course adopters and available at http://www.humankinetics.com/GolfStepsToSuccess/.
Includes lecture topics, physical activities, student assignments in both a 20-session and 32-session framework, introductory notes, key points of technique, common errors and solutions, teaching modifications, and skill application, and additional resources such as Web sites, books, DVDs, and videos. Also included are test questions in multiple-choice, true or false, fill-in-the-blank and short answer format, and student evaluation guidelines.