The Best of Harvey Penick is a classic collection of his finest writing penned with the benefit of a career in golf stretching back over sixty years.
His gentle demeanour and timeless wisdom made Harvey Penick America’s best loved teacher of the game of golf. The secret of his lessons lies not in the techniques he prescribes, but in how the advice and parables he shares point the way for anyone to improve their golf.
Penick’s was a lifetime spent pursuing the best the game has to offer, in the company of several generations of champions and high-handicappers, pros and amateurs alike. The book represents a fitting tribute to a remarkable man.
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To millions of grateful golfers and book buyers, the late Harvey Penick was the greatest golf teacher of all time, always ready not only with practical tips to improve their swing or save strokes around the green, also with pearls of wisdom and life instruction that enriched their days on and off the greens.
Now Penick's best-selling collaborator, Bud Shrake, has gathered the choicest gems from 'Harvey Penick's Little Red Golf Book' and its successors – the most delightful stories and parables, the best tips and most inspiring wisdom, enhanced with dozens of photographs of his famous pupils and favourite golfers – into one complete volume.
Penick's was a lifetime spent pursuing the best the game has to offer, in the company of several generations of champions and high-handicappers, pros and amateurs alike. This classic collection of his finest writing will captivate a whole new audience and impart to any golfer an appreciation of this endlessly fascinating game.
Harvey Penick was regarded by many as the greatest golf teacher of all time. A former University of Texas golf coach for over 50 years, his pupils included Tom Kite, Ben Crenshaw and Davis Love III. At the time of his death in April 1995, Penick was well ahead on his fourth book of golf instruction and this, his fifth book, is a collection of his finest writings on the game.
"He always had time to help people. Harvey gave us lessons in life… so many of his statements had meaning beyond the game of golf."
Harvey Penick was a former University of Texas golf coach and a club professional for over 50 years. Retired since 1973, he was regarded as one of the best golf teachers in the game and continued to give the occasional lesson to pro’s such as Tom Kite and Ben Crenshaw right up until his death.
Bud Shrake is a former newspaper columnist and writer for ‘Sports Illustrated’. He has written two bestselling non-fiction books.
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Book Description WILLOW, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 000218804X