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The Education of a Golfer: Playing secrets & rollicking memoirs of a great champion
The Education of a Golfer Playing secrets rollicking memoirs of a great champion Author:Sam Snea; Al Stump ASIN: B001DOOELS — "If you thought an autobiography was about going through uninteresting circumstances in someone?s boring life or if you thought you could not learn a thing about golf by reading a book, it?s time you read this. — From the pen of the late Sam Snead, this is the incredible true story of how a poor kid who, while eking out a living... more » in the backwoods of the state of Virginia grew to become one of Americas most talented and respected professional golf champions in the 20th century.
For those who love to get something practical out of a book, each chapter ends with short comments on the various aspects of golf, getting right down to simple illustrations and valuable pointers that could only come from a golf master.
For those looking at golf as a beginner, the book could be a hilarious and simple guide to the sport. Sam?s technique at golf is simple to grasp owing to the self-learning that he put himself through. He lays down chunks of it throughout the book, dealing with all major issues like putting, chipping and sand traps that even an experienced golfer would love to read.
Sam Snead is gracious enough to pack a book with wisdom about his time on the green, when it could easily have been another boring and insignificant autobiography. That itself just goes on to show that the passionate golf-crazy kid in him isn?t finished yet.
--This text refers to the Kindle Edition edition.
This book is part instruction, history, adventure, humor and stories from the great Sam Snead. Sam is quite entertaining in this book telling all about his many tour victories and some tough losses. He gives you lessons with his stories and sometimes directly. He covers all the major aspects of the game throughout the book. You will get to know the real man, Sam Snead through reading this book and also learn how to improve your game in the process.« less