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Have you caught the "golfing bug?" Lately, it seems as if everyone has it. If you've decided to join the growing packs of enthusiastic golfers, Golf Basics 101 will ease you into the wonderful world of golfing with a heaping helping of grace, style, and proper form. Golf enthusiast and physical education instruction instructor, Larry Duncan, has written this insider's guide to beginner's golf--focused on cluing you in to the unique language, manners, and nuances that sets the sport of golf apart from other sports. Golf isn't tennis and it's not football or basketball either. There is a unique language and etiquette that you must master if you want to excel and "play nice" with other golfers. A few of the golfing fundamentals you'll learn include: o Golf terminology o Golf course behavior and etiquette o Selection and Care of Golfing equipment o Training and educational options Duncan devotes an entire chapter to club selection--skillfully explaining the purpose, and pro and con of each type of golf club, before explaining how to perfect your stance, grip, and putting techniques. If you follow Duncan's instructions, you'll greatly increase your chance of hitting the golf ball exactly where you want it to land. Isn't that what the game is all about? Once you've mastered your basic golfing technique, you'll spend a lot of time practicing on the golf course. To help you avoid common challenges, Duncan discusses the essential elements of the golf course, telling you exactly what types of traps to expect and things to consider when you are planning your ideal golf outing. Golf Basics 101 provides all of the tips and pointers you'll need to enjoy a rousing, rewarding round of beginner's golf. As Duncan puts it: "A bad day on the golf course beats the best day a person can have at work."
Have you ever wondered how an average golfer becomes addicted to the game? "Chronicles of a Golf Addict" is one man's story as he travels the world playing many famous courses and a few not famous gems. Some courses are beautiful and some are challenging, but all golf courses are noteworthy in the eyes of the author. From Singapore to Malaysia, Bangkok, Taiwan and Japan to Scotland, Ireland, Spain, and back, Reynolds travels the world while living an expatriate's life overseas. He relays some interesting adventures and imparts some historical tidbits for many courses, including first-hand observances about the 1969 World Cup and two Open Championships, while he and his wife share their love of the game. So sit back and let George Reynolds be your guide on this delightful golf adventure that many golfers dream of.
Each year over 400,000 people have a new onset of heart failure in the United States, adding to a current patient population of over 4.8 million Americans. Basics of Heart Failure takes a problem-solving approach to examining heart failure and to providing the reader with an up-to-date account of our knowledge in this area. Chapters on the diagnosis and therapy of heart failure emphasize data from recent multicenter trials.