Friday, March 23

New Gary Player Book and Other Golf Titles

GOLF BOOKS HAVE BEEN COLLECTING in my email inbox and elsewhere. Here’s a rundown.

Gary Player: Golf's Ambassador from South Africa to Augusta
By John Boyette
A new book on Gary Player that draws on extensive interviews with Player, his family and other legendary golfers. Gary Player joins Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus this year as an honorary starter at the Masters. More

By Robert C.S. Downs
About one man’s lifelong love of golf and his quest to pass the PGA’s grueling Playing Ability Test in order to finally become a golf instructor. More

Arnold Palmer: A Personal Journey (eBook)
By Thomas Hauser
Never before available as an eBook, this edition includes new features such as exclusive photos from Palmer’s personal archives, a foreword by Golf Channel’s Commentator Rich Lerner and a new afterword by the author. More

Weight Training for Golf
By Kai Fusser
A book that contains descriptions and photographs of weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by golfers worldwide, including 2010 U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell and World Golf Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam. Also features year-round, golf-specific weight-training programs guaranteed to improve performance and get results. More

Mastering Golf’s Toughest Shots: The World’s Best Caddies Share Their Secrets of Success
By James Y. Bartlett and The Professional Caddies Association
A book that shows players of all levels how to think their way around the golf course, select appropriate targets for their golfing ability and how to execute makeable shots instead of gambling on unlikely ones. More

TWO GOOD ROUNDS: 19th Hole Stories from the World’s Greatest Golfers
By Elisa Gaudet
The author interviews over 30 famous golfers to find out about the 19th-hole celebrations that are so much a part of the golf lifestyle. More

THE UNSTOPPABLE GOLFER: Trusting Your Mind and Your Short Game to Achieve Greatness
By Dr. Bob Rotella
A book to help golfers master the challenging elements of the short game—chips, pitches, bunker shots and putts—through mental focus. More

The Magic Driver
By Jason T. Ross
A book for young readers. Justice is given a magic driver from a stranger after winning a local golf tournament. The driver soon whisks him and Gigi away to Thailand where the real adventure begins. More

1 comment:

Tony Jones said...

As a poor golfer who has spent a lot of money on golf books, I find your blog very interesting. I have just published a golfing novel that you might be interested in. It is called Putting Things Straight and is available on Amazon.