Using the Revolutionary Strokes Gained Approach to Improve Your Golf Performance and Strategy

Author: Mark Broadie

Publisher: Avery

ISBN: 1592407501

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 255

View: 8869

Applying cutting-edge science analyses to the game of golf, a Columbia Business School professor, using Golfmetric's amateur data, the PGA TOUR's ShotLink data, and newly developed golf analytics, shows golfers of all skill levels how to make better decisions on the course. 25,000 first printing.
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Using the Revolutionary Strokes Gained Approach to Improve Your Golf Performance and Strategy

Author: Mark Broadie

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698138597

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

View: 4083

Columbia Business School professor Mark Broadie’s paradigm-shifting approach that uses statistics and golf analytics to transform the game. Mark Broadie is at the forefront of a revolutionary new approach to the game of golf. What does it take to drop ten strokes from your golf score? What part of Tiger Woods’ game makes him a winner? Traditional golf stats can't answer these questions. Broadie, a professor at Columbia Business School, helped the PGA Tour develop its cutting-edge strokes gained putting stat. In this eye-opening new book, Broadie uses analytics from the financial world to uncover the secrets of the game of golf. He crunches mountains of data to show both professional and amateur golfers how to make better decisions on the course. This eagerly awaited resource is for any player who wants to understand the pros, improve golf skills, and make every shot count.
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Author: Pia Nilsson,Lynn Marriott,Ron Sirak

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781592401574

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 198

View: 689

The co-founders of the VISION54 coaching team challenge drill-based skill development, explaining how to build a successful golf swing by strategically addressing a player's specific technical, psychological, and physical needs. First serial, Golf Digest and Golf for Women. 30,000 first printing.
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Techniques, Stats, and Strategies to Shoot Lower Scores on the Golf Course NOW.

Author: Erik Barzeski,David Wedzik

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780991382118

Category:

Page: N.A

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Golf is unique: it's the only sport in which the Lowest Score Wins. Golfers have been inundated for years with advice and sayings intended to help them shoot lower scores, like "spend 50% of your time practicing your putting" or "you've got to be in the short grass." What if we told you that most of this popular advice was not true at all? That these myths are holding you back from reaching your potential and shooting the lowest score possible? That putting might be the least important skill in golf, that driving the ball far is much more important than driving it straight, and that Phil Mickelson might just be the best strategist on the PGA Tour? Lowest Score Wins is NOT your classic golf book. We show you the new way to shoot lower scores -- immediately. You'll learn to use something called Separation Value to guide your practice and how you can use Shot Zones to help you determine your GamePlan for every shot you play. You'll discover why typical course management strategy fails (hint: it only covers half of the equation). This book is the first of its kind. It is your own personal roadmap to shooting lower scores tomorrow. What are you waiting for?
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Author: Tom Watson,Nick Seitz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780671537111

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 144

View: 9676

Shows how to develop a strategic approach to a golf game, focusing on developing a plan for each hole of the course, and covering game preparation, working the ball, and defensive maneuvers
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Discover VISION54's 8 Essential Playing Skills

Author: Lynn Marriott,Pia Nilsson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101514191

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 4722

Two of golf's most revolutionary teachers share a personalized approach to accessing your peak performance. "The VISION54 approach is far more than just pure golf technique, it allows an individual to unlock their true potential by opening their mind and believing anything is possible to achieve." - David Leadbetter, David Leadbetter Golf Academy Pia Nilsson and Lynn Marriott are Complete Game Coaches, leaders of a new kind of golf instruction that focuses on more than just the grip, the stance, and the swing. Their VISION54 method targets the complete golfer-the whole person-not just the technical aspects of the game. Their coaching philosophy focuses on possibilities, not limitations, with an end goal of MY54-the idea that any golfer can reach their own personalized version of peak performance, scoring nothing but birdies on a par-72 course. Building on the core concepts introduced in Every Shot Must Have a Purpose and the strategic thinking in The Game Within the Game, Play Your Best Golf Now takes the mystery out of the soft skills of golf and shows golfers how to add these skills to their game for peak performance. Players learn to master the 8 Essential Playing Skills: 1. LEAVE YOUR MIND BEHIND and enter the Play Box 2. DECIDE AND COMMIT to your shots 3. FIND YOUR BALANCE both physically and mentally 4. FEEL YOUR TEMPO on the course and dance to its rhythm 5. TAME TENSION to improve your swing 6. BUILD EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE 7. STORE MEMORIES and learn from the past to make a better present 8. DROWN SELF-TALK IN USEFUL THOUGHTS And the 2 Essential Practice Skills: 1. SIMULATE GOLF on the practice range to maximize your time and effort 2. INTEGRATE SKILLS and practice with a plan These Essentials complement the technical anchors of the game-the grip, the stance, the swing-and give players a foundation for achieving their peak performance. MY54 is the vision, and these are the building blocks for achieving a higher level of play.
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The Silent Efficacy of Indirect Action

Author: Robert C. H. Chia,Robin Holt

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521895502

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

View: 5985

"In business the survival and flourishing of an organisation is most often associated with the ability of its strategists to create a distinctive identity by confronting and rising above others. Yet not all organisational accomplishment can be explained with recourse to deliberate choice and purposeful design on the part of strategic actors. This book shows why. Using examples from the world of business, economics, military strategy, politics and philosophy, it argues that collective success may inadvertently emerge as a result of the everyday coping actions of a multitude of individuals, none of whom intended to contribute to any preconceived plan. A consequence of this claim is that a paradox exists in strategic interventions, one that no strategist can afford to ignore. The more directly and deliberately a strategic goal is single-mindedly sought, the more likely it is that such calculated instrumental action eventually works to undermine its own initial success"--Provided by publisher.
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A Cutting-Edge Guide to Improving Flexibility and Mastering Golf's True Fundamentals

Author: Roger Fredericks

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 1623361397

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

View: 2253

For more than 400 years, the secret of the golf swing has been one of the most fascinating and frustrating mysteries known to mankind. Despite remarkable advances in golf club technology, golf instruction, and golf course conditioning, the average golfer’s handicap hasn't changed in the past 30 years. Not coincidentally, the nation as a whole is becoming less healthy due to the sedentary lifestyle that is harming our bodies at an alarming rate. We are then taking our dysfunctional bodies to the golf course. Roger Fredericks, a leading golf instructor and golf fitness pioneer who has worked with the likes of Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Arnold Palmer, takes readers on a step-by-step journey to explain precisely why golfers have a hard time improving and more importantly, what to do about it. In The Flexible Golf Swing, he lays out his commonsense approach and explains in detail the true fundamentals of the golf swing, and precisely how the mechanics are merely symptoms of how a body functions.
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Handle Stress, Harness Energy, and Perform When It Counts

Author: Dave Alred

Publisher: Viking

ISBN: 9780241975084

Category: Stress (Psychology)

Page: 272

View: 7329

Pressure is a constant in all our lives. The pressure to hit a deadline, deliver a speech, or cook for a dinner party. But how would life look if we could harness pressure and turn it to our advantage? Dealing with pressure is a skill just like any other. Even sports stars rely on tried-and-tested strategies when the stakes are high. For many, their success is down to one man: Dr. Dave Alred, MBE, widely acknowledged as one of the best coaches on the planet. A pioneer in performance psychology, he nurtured Jonny Wilkinson into rugby's most feared kicker, and has helped Premiership soccer players, number one golfers, and England cricketers deliver on the biggest stage. Now Dave Alred is finally ready to share his eight groundbreaking principles, distilling his life's work into this accessible, inspirational book. From cultivating a no-limits mindset to unleashing the performance-enhancing powers of language, The Pressure Principle will help you produce your best in work and at home.
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Over 120 Drills that Are Guaranteed to Improve Every Aspect of Your Game and Low

Author: Jim McLean

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101098872

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

View: 7368

Elevate your golf game with the innovative, high-impact drills the pros use, from renowned instructor Jim McLean. To golfers of all proficiency levels, skills and drills go hand in hand. Jim McLean is one of the greatest living teachers of the game and in Golf Digest’s Ultimate Drill Book he includes 120 precision golf exercises to address a wide array of concerns. From tee shots to the short game, readers can customize practice sessions depending on their unique trouble spots. Revealing his time-tested tactics for overcoming pitfalls, golf guru Jim McLean revolutionizes the learning process with strategies for every aspect of the game. Golfers will learn how to attain a perfect golf posture, add distance to one’s drive, shoot well from tough lies, pitch like a pro, troubleshoot putts, maintain mental focus, and much more.
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Mastering the Finesse Game from 120 Yards and In

Author: James Sieckmann,David DeNunzio

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1592409067

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 178

View: 9145

A renowned golf coach offers his “finesse wedge” system to avid golfers looking to improve their short games, describing how to develop and sustain correct habits, avoid common errors and hone essential skills.
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Author: Craig Davies,Vince DiSaia

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492582476

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 5308

See your golf game as you never have before. See what it takes to improve consistency and performance on the links. Golf Anatomy will show you how to lower your score by increasing strength, power, and range of motion for longer drives and more accurate shots. Golf Anatomy includes 72 of the most effective exercises, each with step-by-step descriptions and full-color anatomical illustrations highlighting muscles in action. Golf Anatomy goes beyond exercises by placing you at the tee, on the fairways, and on the greens. You’ll see how to improve mobility, stability, body awareness, and muscle strength to add distance to drives, consistency to your short game, and accuracy to your putts. From sand traps to awkward lies, Golf Anatomy will prepare you for even the most challenging of shots. Plus, you’ll learn how to stay at the top of your game with targeted injury-prevention exercises for the lower back, elbows, wrists, shoulders, and hips. Combining expert instruction with beautiful, full-color illustrations, Golf Anatomy is truly an inside look into the game. Whether you’re a scratch golfer or simply a fan of the game, this book is a hole-in-one.
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A Book of Lenses, Second Edition

Author: Jesse Schell

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466598646

Category: Computers

Page: 600

View: 5230

Good game design happens when you view your game from as many perspectives as possible. Written by one of the world's top game designers, The Art of Game Design presents 100+ sets of questions, or different lenses, for viewing a game’s design, encompassing diverse fields such as psychology, architecture, music, visual design, film, software engineering, theme park design, mathematics, puzzle design, and anthropology. This Second Edition of a Game Developer Front Line Award winner: Describes the deepest and most fundamental principles of game design Demonstrates how tactics used in board, card, and athletic games also work in top-quality video games Contains valuable insight from Jesse Schell, the former chair of the International Game Developers Association and award-winning designer of Disney online games The Art of Game Design, Second Edition gives readers useful perspectives on how to make better game designs faster. It provides practical instruction on creating world-class games that will be played again and again.
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Picture the Game Like Never Before

Author: Nick Bradley

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1613125585

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 196

View: 2288

In Kinetic Golf, Nick Bradley uses 115 extraordinary photographs, accompanied by clear, direct text, to raise the bar on golf instruction and give golfers—amateur or professional—a unique way of actually feeling their way to mastering the game. Offering insights that words alone cannot convey, the book provides a vastly improved golf game as the reward. Drawing upon his deep knowledge of trade and Tour secrets, Bradley shows how to build a powerful and consistent game while also debunking many of the myths that cloud the confidence and hinder the performance of the novice and developing golfer. Throughout Kinetic Golf, Bradley boils down the very essence of swing motion and technique, blends it with a feeling, and then creates an image that says it all. Take one look, and you’ll get the picture.
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The Modern Golfer's Blueprint for Getting More from Less

Author: Corey Lundberg,Matt Wilson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781545286425

Category:

Page: 140

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Every player wants to get better at the range and take that improvement to the course. But how do you actually shoot lower scores? In Better Faster, two of the game's top young coaches will show you the step-by-step process they have used to help the best players in the world get the most out of their practice-and build on-course scoring skills. Whether you have an hour a day or an hour a week, Better Faster will help you assess your own game and build a personalized improvement blueprint. You'll know what to practice and when, and do it using the same cutting edge practice tasks used by major champions. You'll never practice the same way again. Corey Lundberg and Matt Wilson have built a devoted following both in their roles as golf coaches in Texas, California and Canada and at their blog, CuriousCoaches.com. Lundberg is COO and High Performance Coach at Altus Performance in Dallas, while Wilson is the Director of Next Generation Performance for Golf Canada in Toronto. At CuriousCoaches.com, they share research and insight into the worlds of coaching and golf science. Praise for Better Faster: "Better, Faster has ideas you can incorporate into your practice routine immediately, and you'll finally see some carryover from what you learn how to do and what you actually do when you play."-Cameron McCormick, 2015 PGA National Teacher of the Year "Corey and Matt represent the brightest of young minds in the coaching business. They understand that effective learning leads to effective performance. If you want to make the time you invest count, Better Faster is a book for you."-James Sieckmann, PGA Tour Coach and Short Game Guru "Corey and Matt have taken the most advanced research in motor learning and translated into real, concrete practice plans spoken in the language of the golfer."-Dr. Tim Lee, Professor Emeritus at McMaster University and co-author of Motor Learning and Performance "Corey and Matt have shown the courage to do things differently if it's good for the golfer and good for the game." -Golf Digest 50 Best Teachers Pia Nilsson and Lynn Marriott
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A Breakthrough Approach to Playing Better ON the Golf Course

Author: Pia Nilsson,Lynn Marriott,Susan K. Reed

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476788030

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

View: 4430

The founders of the world-renowned VISION54 training program and the authors of the bestselling Every Shot Must Have a Purpose take golf instruction to the next level in this groundbreaking new approach to mastering the game. Golf is a beloved yet technical game, so a sound swing and precise technique are essential. Most golfers who want to improve their skills go to the range and work painstakingly on their swings, not realizing it’s often their performance state on the course that needs work, not their technique. Simple things such as awareness of your balance, tension, and tempo, as well as the ability to control mental, emotional, and social variables you encounter while playing can quickly take your game to a new performance level. Pia Nilsson and Lynn Marriott, founders of VISION54’s groundbreaking and innovative golf program are here to help. Aimed at both the weekend golfer and the advanced player, each chapter presents a series of “human skills”—including assignments, explorations, and mini-lessons—that strip away the complexity surrounding swing technique and playing consistency—the conditional variations that plague golfers. Be A Player is the must-have book for any golfer who wants to unite technical skills and on-course performance seamlessly and effectively. With this cutting-edge text by your side, you will become a true student of VISION54 and a better player better on the course…where it matters most!
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Author: Jon Sherman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692605226

Category:

Page: 150

View: 706

Golf is a difficult game, but it doesn't have to be a complicated one. Sometimes the best answers are the simple ones. Written in an easy-to-understand format, 101 Mistakes All Golfers Make will serve as your guide to golf for years to come. Players of all levels will learn how to improve their mental game, course strategy, practice methods, technique, and much more. By seeing the most common mistakes made by all golfers, you will get something that is often lacking in the golf world, which is coaching. Many times golfers just need to be pointed in the right direction in order to enjoy the game more, and fulfill their potential. Whether or not you are a complete beginner, or a more experienced golfer, this book will give you tons of ideas on how to approach the game in a new way! "The information that Jon shares here is passionately researched and will no doubt prove to be a valuable resource as you plot your course towards a better golf game." Andrew Rice "101 Mistakes is an awesome and easily digestible read. Pick it up, put it down, repeat, and get better at golf with this book that's chock-full of great little tips." Adam Young - Golf Coach, Author of The Practice Manual "As a PGA Golf Instructor and developer of golf training products, I know first hand the complication that golf can create in our minds. Jon provides brief solutions to these problems, which lead to realistic goals accomplished through practical steps." Jim Hackenberg, PGA - Owner & Developer of Orange Whip Products
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Master the Finesse Swing and Lower Your Score

Author: Dave Pelz,James A. Frank

Publisher: Doubleday

ISBN: 0767903447

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 429

View: 6033

Describes how to identify weaknesses in golfing technique, offers strategies for strengthening them, and presents a plan to lower scores by improving the short game
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Proven Strategies for Improving Tilt Control, Confidence, Motivation, Coping with Variance, and More

Author: Jared Tendler,Barry Carter

Publisher: Jared Tendler LLC

ISBN: 0983959722

Category: Games & Activities

Page: N.A

View: 5839

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