Beginner's Guide to Golf

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National Golf Foundation, 1994 - Sports & Recreation - 104 pages
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This liberally illustrated, easy-to-read manual will familiarize beginner golfers with many facets of golf, beyond the golf swing. In the forward, Arnold Palmer explains why the game of golf has never been work, but always play for him. Chapters include: Golf...The Game, The History of an Ancient Game, How to Get Started, Learning the Golf Swing, What You Should Know About a Golf Course (an explanation of golf course design), How golf courses operate, Equipment - How & What to Buy, How to Play Safely, Courteously & Quickly (as well as speed of play), The Rules of the Game (and proper golf etiquette), The Handicap & Slope Systems, Other Things You should Know, Games Golfers Play, The Language of Golf (golf terminology), The Joy is in the Experience & a Listing of Golf Schools.

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Golf The Game
The History of an Ancient Game
How to Get Started

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