The Game I Love: Wisdom, Insight, and Instruction from Golf's Greatest Player

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Ballantine Books, 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 223 pages
Short of actually inventing the sport, Sam Snead has done more for golf than anyone else who ever swung a club. Over the course of a spectacular career that began in 1936--Snead, now eighty-five, still swings like a champion--the man who has won more tournaments than any golfer in history not only perfected the playing of the game, but helped make it an American institution.

In The Game I Love, Snead mixes expert advice on golf with unforgettable anecdotes. Acclaimed for his personality as much as for his professionalism, Snead shares the priceless strategies that helped to shape his success (and now yours), including instructions on the swing, wisdom on putting, and insight on the all important mental game.

If you're looking for pointers from the master on crushing drives down the fairway or just having more fun on the course, this is an absolute must for your golfing library.

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Many hope to retire to a life of golf, but Snead feels no need to retire from his life in golf. He is the winner of 185 professional tournaments, including three Masters, three PA championships, and ... Read full review

Contents

Learning to Swing a Club
19
The Plane Truth
46
ShortGame Lesson
81
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About the author (1997)

Sam Snead has won more than one hundred and eighty-five professional golf tournaments. He is the coauthor of twelve previous books.

Fran Pirozzolo was the Chief of Neuropsychology Service at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and has been published extensively. He is a well-known human performance coach for many world-class athletes and the team psychologist for the New York Yankees. Fran, who works with many of the world's top golfers, recently coauthored The Putter's Pocket Companion with Jim McLean. He is also a member of the teaching staff at the Doral Golf Learning Center in Miami.

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