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18 Ways to Play a Better 18 Holes Tips and Techniques from America's Best Club Professionals by John Steinbreder

18 Ways to Play a Better 18 Holes Tips and Techniques from America's Best Club Professionals


18 Ways to Play a Better 18 Holes Tips and Techniques from America's Best Club Professionals by John Steinbreder

Award-winning journalist John Steinbreder calls on elite PGA pros to provide tips on everything from putting to eliminating the slice. Learn driving from Scott Davenport; bunker shots from Bob Ford at Oakmont Country Club; and even how to take an effective golf lesson from Suzy Whaley. Not to be overlooked, 18 Ways to Play a Better 18 Holes entertainingly concludes with a review of the best 19th holes at some of the U.S.'s most prominent links.


In 18 Ways to Play a Better 18 Holes, John Steinbreder has effectively captured the essence of what PGA professionals do better than anyone in the world: teach the game of golf. This book introduces you to 18 of the most talented PGA members in the country-offering tips and pointers that will make you a better player. Read it, enjoy it, and then practice, practice, practice ... and don't forget that regardless of where you live in the United States, there is a PGA member nearby waiting to help you enjoy the greatest game of all. -- Pete Bevacqua, CEO, PGA of America No one knows or understands the game of golf like a PGA club professional. In 18 Ways to Play a Better 18 Holes, award-winning author and journalist John Steinbreder has gotten the best in the business to share their thoughts on how to play a better game. It's a great read for elite golfers as well as recreational players, and an important one for anyone looking to lower his or her scores. -- Jim Nantz, CBS Sports John Steinbreder is one of the most versatile and well-connected writers in golf journalism-and it shows here. The beauty of this well-executed book is not just in its detail and selection of club pros but also in its format: the reader can start from the beginning and work his or her way through to the end or pick and choose a chapter that suits a particular instructional need and go right to it. 18 Ways to Play a Better 18 Holes is a must-have on the game improvement shelf of any player's golf library. -- Brian Hewitt, editor-in-chief, Global Golf Post John Steinbreder has allied himself with the finest club professionals in the country to compile this fascinating book on 18 different ways to play better golf. I have always enjoyed what Steinbreder says about the game, and this knowledge is a treat for us all. -- Ben Crenshaw, two-time Masters champion and noted golf course architect ...[A] tightly written, clear and concise anthology. Choate Rosemary Hall Bulletin 18 top PGA club professionals provide tips from specialty shots to putting and bunker play; plus there is a section on some of the best 19th holes in America. Golf Digest

About the Author

John Steinbreder is an award-winning journalist and a senior writer for Global Golf Post, the weekly digital golf magazine, as well as the author of sixteen books, including Club Life, Golf Kohler: In the New and Old Worlds, The 3-Degree Putting Solution, Golf Rules & Etiquette for Dummies, and Golf Courses of the U.S. Open. He is a former reporter for Fortune magazine, a one-time writer/reporter for Sports Illustrated, and a past senior writer for Golfweek. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Cynthia, and their daughters, Exa and Lydia.

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Publication date

8th January 2014


John Steinbreder

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Taylor Trade Publishing


144 pages


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