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The 8 Traits Of Champion Golfers

Author : Deborah Graham
ISBN : 9780684869056
Genre : Self-Help
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For more than ten years, Dr Deborah Graham and Jon Stabler have devoted themselves to the scientific study of why, even among the pros, some players win frequently and others never do. In the first psychology self-help book tailored to golfers at every level, they draw on their research to spell out the eight specific personality traits that make the difference: Abstract thinking; emotional stability; tough-mindedness; self-assurance; self-sufficiency; and optimum arousal. Dave Stockton, Lee Janzen, Mark McCumber, and Michelle McGann are among the many golfers who have benefited from Dr.Graham's GolfPsych system. Now, this detailed, practical, and encouraging guide will make it possible for anyone to play like a champ.
Category: Self-Help

Own Your Game

Author : Dave Stockton
ISBN : 9781592408511
Genre : SPORTS & RECREATION
File Size : 27.34 MB
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A golf champion and instructor describes how 90 percent of a golfer's score is purely mental and offers tips for amateur players on how to learn to use his or her mind more effectively to achieve a better score.
Category: SPORTS & RECREATION

Trump The Best Golf Advice I Ever Received

Author : Donald J. Trump
ISBN : 9780307238542
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The host and coproducer of the megahit reality show The Apprentice presents a unique collection of golf advice. From Palmer and Player, Mickelson and Vijay to Pat Boone, Stone Phillips, and even Yogi Berra, these players, teachers, businesspeople, and celebrities will help you play better and score lower. Everyone who plays golf has that little nugget of information they turn to on the course. But never before has such an array of golfing advice been pulled together in one place. Donald Trump, himself an avid—and very good—golfer, asked his friends, colleagues, and playing companions to offer thoughts on everything from the mental game to the swing to putting to playing golf the right way. And golfers being what they are, none could resist sharing words of wisdom. So here we find Vijay Singh telling us about playing simply: “You don’t need to get your golf swing by going through video cameras and stuff like that. Just kind of go out there and find yourself.” Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith talks about not overswinging: “Just learn to allow the club to do what it’s supposed to do . . . because the ball is sitting still.” Actor Michael Douglas has a specific routine to slow his tempo—he says his wife’s name, and doesn’t even think of starting to bring the club down until he gets to “Jones.” Taken together, these more than two hundred entries create a unique handbook, covering every aspect of the game—and ranging from the lighthearted to the deadly serious. Donald Trump’s book of advice is certain to take its place next to Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book as the ultimate in golf instruction.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Golf Steps To Success 2e

Author : Schempp, Paul G.
ISBN : 9781450450027
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 21.20 MB
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Golf: Steps to Success, Second Edition, provides step-by-step instruction and full-color photos of golf’s fundamental skills. You first learn the simplest stroke—putting. Then you progress to more challenging shots—chipping, pitching, full swing, trouble shots. There are detailed chapters on the mental game, course management, and practice skills.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Nutritional Leverage For Great Golf

Author : Nina Anderson
ISBN : 1884820530
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 90.21 MB
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Tips to lower your golf score with food and supplements that can improve stamina, control tempter, and increase your concentration. Special chapters for women and seniors. Bonus travel and health sections.
Category: Health & Fitness

Trials And Triumphs Of Golf S Greatest Champions

Author : Lyle Slovick
ISBN : 9781442261198
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Golf can be a vexing and cruel game, and teaches us much about ourselves. It has been described as “a contest calling for courage, skill, strategy and self-control. It is a test of temper, a trial of honor, a revealer of character.” In the end, as with most of life, success hinges on the character and spirit we possess. But how would our tempers be tested if we suffered a career-threatening injury from a near-fatal car accident, as Ben Hogan did in the prime of his life? How would our honor be preserved if we faced constant derision and racism both on and off the golf course, as Charlie Sifford encountered his entire career? How would our character be revealed if cancer robbed us of the ability to play the game we loved, as it did to Babe Didrikson Zaharias? Would we give in to self pity, or persevere and keep going? In Trials and Triumphs of Golf’s Greatest Champions: A Legacy of Hope, Lyle Slovick has pulled together the inspirational stories of six golfers and a caddy whose strength of character sustained them against the physical and emotional trials that threatened both their careers and lives. In an era when many athletes have lost their luster as role models, the people in this book—Harry Vardon, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Charlie Sifford, Ken Venturi, and Bruce Edwards—offer lessons in perseverance, dignity, humility, and faith. Slovick tells each of their stories with rich detail, including the childhoods that shaped their characters, their rise in the world of professional golf, the crises they faced in their lives, their struggles to keep doing what they loved, and their refusal to give up. They had their flaws, to be sure. But when faced with a true test of will, all showed a strength that inspired those around them. The first book to gather the stories of these golfers into a single volume, Trials and Triumphs of Golf’s Greatest Champions offers a unique blend of characters who shared the same love for a game that gave them the courage and fortitude they needed to face whatever life threw their way. This book will not only interest golfers and fans of the game, it will also inspire those who have suffered their own personal setbacks and show them they are not alone in their trials.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Techtv S Guide To The Golf Revolution

Author : Andy Brumer
ISBN : 0735714061
Genre : Computers
File Size : 85.40 MB
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Presents a guide to the technological advances found in golfing equipment, covering such topics as golf clubs, golf balls, golf shoes, bags, gadgets, golf cars, and golf courses.
Category: Computers

True Tales Of College Golf

Author : Frank E. Landrey
ISBN : 1890306894
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Coach Landrey details twelve years of experiences at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., under the leadership of Dr. Jerry Falwell.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Directory Of Graduate Programs In Applied Sport Psychology

Author : Michael L. Sachs
ISBN : UOM:39015076125114
Genre : Psychology
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The eighth edition of the "Directory of Graduate Programs in Applied Sport Psychology" once again offers a wealth of information about graduate programs and career opportunities internationally. Over the years, the Directory has become the indispensable resource for exploring sport psychology graduate programs. In addition to over 100 masters and doctoral degree programs in the United States, Canada, Australia, Great Britain, and South Africa, the Directory presents information about internships and career opportunities, details online courses and common research tools in the field, delineates the requirements for certification and licensure, and discusses ethical issues and concerns in sport psychology. Perhaps most useful are the contact names, numbers, and email addresses for programs and individuals around the world. This is the ideal resource for individuals interested in pursuing graduate study and a career in sport or exercise psychology.
Category: Psychology

Golf Unplugged

Author : Jim Apfelbaum
ISBN : 0977614220
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 28.12 MB
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Golf has always been more than the scorecard's bottom line, more than fair-ways and greens, even more than a restorative pop in the 19th hole. With niblick-sharpened wit, golf writer Jim Apfelbaum wades knee deep into the historical second cut of rough in an engaging series of essays. The search uncovers eccentrics, heroics, failure and valor. The tales remind us that, despite the best intentions of "progress," little has changed for those who follow the little white ball-thankfully, and for good reason.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Coaching The Junior And Collegiate Golfer

Author : Ronald L Mann Ph D
ISBN : 0971060525
Genre :
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Coaching the Junior and Collegiate Golfer is the textbook for a comprehensive training program for coaching the mental game of golf with a specialization in Junior and Collegiate golfers. The leads to a Certification as a Mental Golf Coach. This information applies to golfers of all ages. Dr. Ronald Mann shares his forty plus years of experience in this coaching program. This is a comprehensive mind, body, and spirit approach to the mental game. Topics include but are not limited to: How to build a relationship with the parents of the junior golfer. How to build a relationship with the junior golfer. The key qualities of a good coach. The seven most important issues for the Junior Golfer. How to enhance concentration, focus, and mental strength. How to assess for the 8 traits of champions. How to design goals and an action plan for success. The actual coaching methods to address the seven major mental issues for the junior golfer. The key elements for a preshot routine. How to coach the difficult student. How to create high performance teams. Information about the full certification course can be found at: http: //ronmann.com/peak-performance-coaching/online-certification-training/ The cost of this textbook can be applied to the Certification course if you would like to expand your learning and get the certification. This material is being used as the basis for the Chinese Division of the United States Golf Teachers Federation for their certification training programs. Please contact Dr. Mann at [email protected] if you have additional questions."
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Directory Of Graduate Programs In Applied Sport Psychology

Author : Kevin L. Burke
ISBN : 1885693532
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 26.67 MB
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The seventh edition of the Directory of Graduate Programs in Applied Sport Psychology once again offers a wealth of information about graduate programs and career opportunities in the very large world of sport psychology. Over the years, the Directory of Graduate Programs in Applied Sport Psychology has become the indispensable source for exploring sport psychology graduate programs around the world. As necessary today as ever, the Directory of Graduate Programs in Applied Sport Psychology is the ideal resource for individuals interested in pursuing graduate study and a career in sport or exercise psychology.
Category: Psychology

The World Atlas Of Golf

Author : Pat Ward-Thomas
ISBN : 0861341279
Genre : Golf courses
File Size : 65.18 MB
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The great courses and how they are played. 70 major golf courses of the world mapped and described in detail. Cazetteer of 118 outstanding courses with course cards and maps. The history an the challenge of some of the finest holes in golf. Learning from memorable shots of past and present masters of the game.
Category: Golf courses

Peter Alliss Golf Heroes

Author : Peter Alliss
ISBN : 9781448132492
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 77.62 MB
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For millions of people around the world, Peter Alliss is the 'voice of golf'. In a long and distinguished career as a player and then broadcaster, he has become synonymous with the sport. Now fully updated with brand new material, this is his fascinating personal tribute to the fine players and wonderful characters who have stimulated his love affair with the game of golf for more than half a century. Featuring stars of yesteryear such as Bobby Jones, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Tony Jacklin; charismatic crowd-pleasers like Lee Trevino and Seve Ballesteros; modern legends Tiger Woods, Nick Faldo and Colin Montgomerie; and the pioneering women who have moved the ladies' game to new heights, this is a highly entertaining collection and a must for all golf fans.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Golf As I Play It

Author : Richard D. Chapman
ISBN : UOM:39015020830280
Genre : Golf
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Category: Golf

Scottish Sporting Legends

Author : Robert Philip
ISBN : 9781780571669
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Scotland may not have won a World Cup (yet!), but many of the country’s sportsmen and women are revered as global legends, including Olympic and US Open champion Andy Murray and winner of six Olympic gold medals, Sir Chris Hoy. In football, the likes of Denis Law, ‘Slim’ Jim Baxter and Jimmy ‘Jinky’ Johnstone would not have looked out of place in the canary yellow of Brazil, while managers Sir Matt Busby, Bill Shankly and Jock Stein have become part of football folklore, as has Sir Alex Ferguson in more recent times. Amazingly, Scots have reached the top in just about every major sport: Jim Clark and Sir Jackie Stewart in Formula One; Andy Murray in tennis; Ken Buchanan and Benny Lynch in the boxing ring; Chris Hoy in cycling; sprinters Allan Wells and Eric Liddell on the Olympic track; and, as befits a nation renowned as ‘the home of golf’, Sandy Lyle was recognised as the greatest player on the planet upon winning the Masters in 1988. Scottish sport is the richest of tapestries and in Scottish Sporting Legends the cream of the crop are entertainingly profiled in a revealing collection of pen portraits of stars past and present.
Category: Sports & Recreation

National Union Catalog

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ISBN : UOM:39015082928162
Genre : Union catalogs
File Size : 59.71 MB
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Includes entries for maps and atlases.
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World Atlas Of Golf

Author : Pat Ward-Thomas
ISBN : 0681029315
Genre : Golf courses
File Size : 89.73 MB
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Category: Golf courses