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Legendary Lessons : More Than One Hundred Golf Teachings from Walter Hagen, Bobby Jones, Grantland Rice,
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Modern golf as it is practiced all over the world developed in the last thirty years. And yet, the legendary Walter Hagen, and some of his friends, would deliver an unexpected message to the busy, stressed, and often tech-oriented golfing audience: how to play your best golf with logic and imagination.Though Hagen never published a book on the subject of golf instruction, he did teach and write about golf at numerous times throughout his life. The selections inLegendary Lessons bring together Hagen’s musings on the mental approach to golf with those of several highly gifted golfing champions and distinguished chroniclers of the 1920sincluding Bernard Darwin, Harold Hilton, Bobby Jones, Joyce and Roger Wethered, Ernest Jones, Alex Morrison, Henry Longhurst, Francis Ouimet, Grantland Rice, Gene Sarazen, Harry Vardon, O. B. Keeler, and several othersto identify the patterns involved in the method of a sportsman.This book marks the first of three volumes with iconic golfers of the twentieth century as leading charactersthe second features Arnold Palmer, with Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, and the third covers Severiano Ballesteros. These volumes explore golf as a performing art in the light of the champions’ experience as it developed and evolved throughout the Victorian period in England, the Jazz Age in America, and beyond.
Number of Pages: 223
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Golf, History
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Street Date: February 9, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-1920
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