Be the Ball: A Golf Instruction Book for the Mind

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, Nov 6, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
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Chevy Chase's infamous speech from the movie Caddyshack provides the perfect title for this book, which deals with the mental side of golf. Be the Ball includes interviews with more than 100 professional and amateur golfers and instructors -- each telling readers how they, too, can reach this higher state of control. Some of the biggest names in golf offer their unique tips, philosophy, and thoughts on becoming the very best golfer in the world.

 

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User Review  - shawnd - LibraryThing

This is an immensely readable book someone picked up for me during one of my spikes in golf earnestness. Now that I am in a dip and golfing only twice a year, I still read this. It's very easy to ... Read full review

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A good read for any golf lover

Contents

The Mind
1952
The First
1970
The Short Game
2015
Chipping and Putting
1977
When Disaster Strikes
1994
Heat of Battle
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About the author (2012)

For many years Charlie Jones has been one of the most versatile broadcasters in sports. He has worked for ABC and NBC and covered the NFL for almost four decades. He has broadcast 28 different sports in 51 states and 25 foreign countries, including three Olympic Games, the first women's NCAA basketball championship, and golf on the LPGA and PGA tours including the Ryder Cup. The Pro Football Hall of Fame honored him in 1997 with the Pete Rozelle Broadcasting Excellence Award.

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