Title: Dave Pelz's Short Game Bible (Dave Pelz ...
Publisher: Aurum Press Ltd
Book Condition: New
1999. Later prt. Hardcover. Everything you need to know about pitch shot, sand shot etc and short game equipment. Num Pages: 448 pages, 4 x 4-page colour inserts. BIC Classification: WSJG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 185 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1136. 448 pages, 4 x 4-page colour inserts. Everything you need to know about pitch shot, sand shot etc and short game equipment. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: WSJG. Dimension: 238 x 185 x 32. Weight: 1138. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781854106483
Synopsis: Dave Pelz's Short Game Bible is the first of a four-book series from world-renowned golf guru, Dave Pelz. This bestselling classic features the author's scientifically-proven secrets to lowering scores by improving the short game. The philosophy underpinning the Short Game Bible is as simple as it is revolutionary: Instead of practicing the wrong things the right way, or the right things the wrong way, Pelz shows you how to find your own personal weaknesses and how to improve them to efficiently lower your scores. Packed with all the knowledge, charts and photos needed to learn from the master, Dave Pelz's Short Game Bible is the essential book for every golfer looking to improve his or her game. Pelz's approach to golf is easy to understand: 80 percent of the strokes golfers lose to par are determined by their play within 100 yards of the green -the crucial scoring game. The short game, perhaps the most important and yet least focused-on aspect of golf, can make or break your entire game. Across 13 chapters liberally supplemented by diagrams, illustrations and photos, Pelz dispenses advice on everything from the basics such as score counts, the five games of golf and the mechanics of the short game; to specific advice on distance wedges, the pitch shot, sand shot and short-game equipment. With years of experience invested in his renowned golf schools and clinics, and a raft of endorsements from top players like two-time U.S. Open Chamption Lee Janzen, you'll be hard pushed to find a more comprehensive, educative book on the short game.
Review: As the reigning rabbi on the mysteries of golf from 100 yards in, Pelz has earned the right to anoint his expansive instruction on the short game a "Bible." A scientist by training, he's analyzed the macros and dissected the micros to come up with a gospel for pros (Lee Janzen, Vijay Singh, and Anika Sorenstam, to name a few disciples) and weekend hackers alike. Pelz fills his scripture with photos, illustrations, charts, and plenty of sage advice on pitching, chipping, sandplay, putting, equipment, execution, mechanics, technique, practice, attitude, lots of questions, and plenty of answers. Much of the Short Game Bible is pretty sophisticated stuff aimed toward better players--or, at least, players who take their golf seriously. But its basics are appropriate to any skill level of the game: Accurately assess your own weaknesses, and then go about improving them systematically with the author's carefully researched and tested plan. It seems so obvious, but the truth is, most golfers either beat balls on the range in search of distance or slave over eight-foot putts on the practice green; they fail to pay enough attention to the shots in between. Pelz does the math for you here; his figures add up, so that yours can go down--the golfing equivalent of forgiving sins and absolving trespasses. --Jeff Silverman
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