The Game of Golf
Where should you place your feet? How do you get out of a bunker? How can you take strokes off your score? How do you lay out your own golf course? ... Show synopsis Where should you place your feet? How do you get out of a bunker? How can you take strokes off your score? How do you lay out your own golf course? All these questions and more are answered in Willie Parks The Game of Golf. First published in 1896, it is considered a milestone in golfing history the first book on the game by a professional and the most reliable and thorough instruction book for golfers ever printed. The clubs and balls may have changed, but the technique and mental challenge remain the same. This guide to golf for players of all skill levels, and includes a helpful glossary, diagrams and illustrations, covers every aspect of the game, from selecting equipment, the proper swing and grip, to playing out of hazards and the rules of golf, and is a clear, concise and detailed guide to mastery of technique. The opinion and tips of a legendary Open champion set out the original techniques of the game and reveals finer details that can still be applied today.