The Elements of Scoring: A Master's Guide to the Art of Scoring Your Best When You're Not Playing Your Best

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Simon and Schuster, Apr 27, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 176 pages
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Say Good-Bye to Doubles and Triples Forever
Every aspect of golf, from the swing to the follow-through, is a means to one deceptively simple end: to get the ball into the hole in the fewest strokes possible. The Elements of Scoring explains how paying attention to the way you play -- regardless of your level of skill -- will guarantee you fewer strokes, a better overall game, and at the end of the day, more fun.
With a practical and encouraging touch, Raymond Floyd shares his vision of what makes a scorer and shows how you can become this most dangerous of opponents.
  • Discover the ten mistakes amateurs make that pros never do
  • Learn why the 6-foot putt is the most important shot in golf
  • Play to your strengths and hide your weaknesses
  • Banish first-tee jitters and focus on the rest of your game
  • Know when bogey can be a good score

Golf is a game of mistakes: The secret to better golf lies in making fewer of them and making sure the ones you do make don?t prove too costly. With Raymond Floyd as your teacher, you are sure to shoot the lowest scores you can, day in and day out, playing the game like a true scorer.
  

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Review: The Elements of Scoring: A Master's Guide to the Art of Scoring Your Best When You're Not Playing Your Best

User Review  - John Melloy - Goodreads

Not a book about mechanics. Just a great book about having the right attitude and playing smart when hitting the links. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Scoring: A Master's Guide to the Art of Scoring Your Best When You're Not Playing Your Best

User Review  - James Stout - Goodreads

I've been working on my golf game a little this summer and this book really helped me improve psychologically. I had a 78 in June and several rounds in the low eighties since. I think there's tons of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction by Arnold Palmer 11
13
Knowing Your Game
27
What Every Scorer Does
41
Off the Tee
59
From the Fairway
72
Dealing with Trouble and Difficult Conditions
87
Around the Green
103
Putting
125
Let Your Mind Feel the Target
140
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About the author (2000)

Raymond Floyd has won 35 official tournaments (22 on the regular tour, 13 on the senior tour), including four majors. He made history in 1992 when he became the first player to win on both the PGA Tour and the Senior Tour in the same year. He lives in Palm Beach, Florida.

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