Golf Skills: The Player's Guide by Roger Hyder, Paperback

Golf Skills: The Player's Guide by Roger Hyder, Paperback

Like a series of expensive lessons from a golf pro, Golf Skills is 128 pages of tips, advice, skills and examples on playing golf like a pro. In Golf...

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ISBN-13:9781552094075
Publisher:Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date:04/01/2000
Pages:128
Sales rank:857,055
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.43(d)
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Golf Skills: The Player's Guide by Roger Hyder

Like a series of expensive lessons from a golf pro, Golf Skills is 128 pages of tips, advice, skills and examples on playing golf like a pro.

In Golf Skills, Hyder uses his many years of experience to present readers with logical and intelligent explanations and guidance to improving their game. From correct grip and teeing off to putting and posture, plus all of the tough plays encountered in a round of golf: splash shots, chipping, getting out of the rough and more. Hyder addresses every aspect of the golf game.

Golf Skills is set out in an easy-to-use format:

  • Things to Look ForandRemedy boxes create a practical, diagnostic format readers can use to solve problems with their game
  • fully illustrated with step-by-step diagrams and photographs throughout
  • clear explanations of terms and elements of the golf swing and game
  • lessons progress from basic - grip, posture - to advanced - bunker play, putting problems and more
  • useful tips from other PGA golf pros round out the lessons
  • includes a handy glossary of golf terms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:9781552094075
Publisher:Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date:04/01/2000
Pages:128
Sales rank:857,055
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Roger Hyder is a fully qualified PGA professional. He has almost 20 years of professional golfing experience, working with many renowned PGA golfers, including Nick Faldo, Paul Lawrie, Per-Ulrik Johannson and Peter Mitchell. As Head Professional at the East Sussex National Golf Club, Roger helped set up the Golf Academy. He later become the Director of Golf at Hills Golf Club in Kent, England, where the course was designed by international champion golfer, Nick Faldo. Roger also worked with David Leadbetter at his Golf Academy. He is a PGA qualified tournament referee, and lives in England.

Table of Contents

Introduction6
Golfing Terms7
Section 1Faults, Diagnoses, and Remedies8
Chapter 1Pulls and Slices10
Chapter 2Pushes and Hooks28
Chapter 3Mis-Hits42
Chapter 4Short Game and Putting Problems66
Section 2Professional Tips84
Chapter 5Off the Tee86
Chapter 6Shots to the Green100
Chapter 7Short Game114
Index128

What People are Saying About This

Warren Cummings

"This is a great book for golfers of all abilities."
—Warren Cummings, Teacher and golf coach, Mount Carmel High School (San Diego Union-Tribune, November 12, 2000)